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Sesame seeds: tender impacts market

GUJARAT. Exporters in India are assessing their chances for the Korean tender, which is to start on 4 December. The country is confronted with a possible record-breaking cyclone season this year. Traders, in addition, report quality issues.


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- a short market update on India
- the latest prices in India
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Sesame seeds: traders disappointed by new crop
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Flaxseed: buyers in China and in the EU engage in fierce competition
NUR-SULTAN/SEEHEIM. In an interview with the AUDITOR Eugeniy Karabanov, the founder of the Northern Grain group of companies and oilseed expert at the Kazakh Grain Union (www.grainunion.kz), provides a detailed analysis of the global flaxseed market with a focus on the trading activities between Kazakhstan and the EU.
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Harvest dates
Next harvest dates for Sesame seed
Country
Start of harvest
Uganda
6/15/20
Kenya
6/15/20
Tanzania
6/20/20
Tunisia
6/22/20
Kenya
7/1/20
Nigeria
7/1/20
Tanzania
7/12/20
China
8/1/20
Myanmar
8/1/20
Egypt
8/1/20
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Crop sizes

Crop sizes for Sesame seed
Country
Year
Crop size
Sudan
2018
981,000 mt
Myanmar
2018
768,858 mt
India
2018
746,000 mt
Nigeria
2018
572,761 mt
Tanzania
2018
561,103 mt
China
2018
433,386 mt
Ethiopia
2018
301,302 mt
Burkina Faso
2018
253,936 mt
Südsudan
2018
206,522 mt
Chad
2018
172,539 mt
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