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Sesame seeds: boost from tender is only short-lived

March 4, 2022 at 8:12 AM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. South Korea's last sesame seed tender has only been completed last week - albeit with a much lower result than planned -, but Indian traders are again pinning their hopes for rising prices on the next tender. Little stimulation is coming from the domestic market.

Prices do not stay at high levels

India was able to win the lion's share in last week's sesame seed tender after all, which briefly boosted demand for white sesame seeds. Contrary to the expectations of market players, however, this did not lead to a sustained trend. In the course of this week, prices therefore even declined slightly again. Apart from the purchases made by exporters to fulfil their share of the tender, trading activity in the Indian sesame seed market is low. Nevertheless, hopes are already high that the next sesame seed tender will provide the long

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