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Oilseeds update: crop damage in India

September 4, 2020 3:41 PM, Der AUDITOR
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FRANKFURT. Monitoring of the oilseed sector with day-to-day price comparisons.

Sesame seed traders are not only reporting crop damage in India, but also in Sudan and China the crop volume is said to be smaller. The Indian region of Gujarat is particularly affected by the precipitation, the rain is said to have damaged up to 40% of the crop in some places, with a total of 30% of the land affected. A total of 15-20% of the Indian sesame seed crop is said to be affected.

In Sudan, the sesame seed crop has also shrunk by up to 35%, and China can also expect crop losses of 20-25%. However, China has built up sesame seed stocks of 200,000 me

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