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Sesame seeds: EU has increased imports by 17%

April 11, 2024 at 2:16 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. The result of the current tender will be published shortly. Indian exporters expect only small chances, but there will be slight price corrections. Alternative origins, many of them African growing countries, have also become more relevant for EU buyers.

India under pressure

Since mid-February, prices for Indian sesame seeds have been constantly decreasing; smaller upward corrections are usually tender-related as exporters stock up on goods as a precaution. This time too, market players attribute the slight price increase compared to the previous week to the South Korean tender, through which a total of 7,500 mt of sesame seeds are to be purchased by the end of this week. However, after Indian exporters performed significantly worse than hoped in the last tender, it remains to be seen whether they will be able to b

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