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Sesame seeds: drought takes its toll on Paraguay's crop

February 3, 2022 at 3:49 PM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. The new sesame seed tender has not yet been announced, so prices are losing some support in the Indian market. Meanwhile, the crop in Paraguay is not looking good.

India's hope rests on the tender

The Indian sesame seed market is following its instinct for self-preservation. First, domestic demand was able to stabilise prices, but it is now increasingly declining. Market players are now pinning their hopes on the sesame seed tender from South Korea, which was originally announced for January, but has still not taken place. "We are expecting the new tender any moment now," said an Indian trader. Indian exporters reckon they have a good chance of winning a decent chunk of the tender, as they did last year. As a result,

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