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Spice market update: trade in India comes to standstill

GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric as well as a price list for more than 70 products.

 

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- an exclusive market update on cumin, coriander and turmeric
- Price list with more than 70 prices for spices, nuts and herbs, pulses, dried fruit and oilseeds and cereals
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Saffron: exports slump by 80%
TEHRAN. As Iran celebrated Nowruz, the Persian New Year, over the weekend with reports voicing concerns that too many Iranians ignored request to stay at home, the Saffron Exporters Union announced that travel restrictions have prompted an 80% decline in saffron exports. Meanwhile, Covid-19 is spreading in the country with concerns being voiced that the death rate may climb to 3.5 million people if the country fails to act appropriately.
3/23/20
Spice market update: exports stagnate due to coronavirus
GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric, chilli, black pepper and cardamom as well as a price list for more than 70 products.
3/12/20
Cumin: coronavirus disrupts export activities
KERMAN. As the coronavirus death toll rises and neighbouring states have closed their borders with Iran trading and exporting has been largely disrupted in the cumin market. The spread of the coronavirus is, however, not the only problem the market is confronted with.
3/10/20
Saffron: exports suspended amid fears of coronavirus
TEHRAN. As flights to and from Iran have been suspended, borders are closed, and travel restrictions are in place the situation is worsening in the saffron market, which is feeling the full impact of the coronavirus. Traders report that…
3/9/20
Spice market update: acreage for coriander almost doubled
GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric, chilli, black pepper and cardamom as well as a price list for more than 70 products.
3/5/20
Spice market update: high prices deter buyers
GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric, chilli, black pepper and cardamom as well as a price list for more than 70 products.
2/28/20
Saffron: coronavirus restricts shipments
TEHRAN. The spread of the coronavirus continues to heavily impact shipments of saffron to China, Vietnam and Hong Kong. Market players in Iran are becoming increasingly concerned over the developments in the export market and in the domestic market.
2/24/20
Spice market update: cardamom traders suffer from lack of cash
GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric, chilli, black pepper and cardamom as well as a price list for more than 70 products.
2/20/20
Spice market update: cumin prices reach four-year low
GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric, chilli, black pepper and cardamom as well as a price list for more than 70 products.
2/13/20
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Harvest dates
Next harvest dates for Turmeric
Country
Start of harvest
Indonesia
8/1/20
China
10/1/20
Bangladesh
12/1/20
Myanmar
1/1/21
India
1/15/21
Vietnam
2/1/21
Ethiopia
2/15/21
Pakistan
3/1/21
Indonesia
8/1/21
China
10/1/21
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Crop sizes

Crop sizes for Turmeric
Country
Year
Crop size
India
2018
863,460 mt
Indonesia
2018
203,457 mt
Bangladesh
2018
149,985 mt
Nepal
2018
71,500 mt
Pakistan
2018
71,144 mt
Sri Lanka
2018
10,727 mt
Colombia
2018
695 mt
India
2017
925,270 mt
Bangladesh
2017
144,000 mt
Indonesia
2017
128,338 mt
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