Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Sesame seeds: boost from tender is only short-lived

March 4, 2022 8:12 AM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

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

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Oct 4, 2022
NEW DELHI. Peanuts are not holding up to expectations in India. Good news, however, is that production is highly promising. Dangerous edible oil mixtures have prompted an alert to be issued.
Sep 29, 2022
NEW DELHI. Indian sesame seed farmers are optimistic about the crop and expect an increase in yields compared to last year. Only in Gujarat can production not keep up.
Sep 28, 2022
SOFIA/KYIV. In Ukraine, a good 15% of the forecast sunflower seed crop has now been harvested, while concern is high in Bulgaria in view of the disappointing production results. Various factors are causing enormous uncertainty in the market on both the buyer and seller side.
Sep 27, 2022
DALIAN. Demand in the Chinese pumpkin seed market is so low that even traders are alarmed. At present, the outlook for the rest of the year is rather pessimistic, as various factors militate against an increase in buying interest.