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Sesame seeds: exporters adapt to the circumstances

November 22, 2021 3:00 PM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Indian sesame seed exporters are adjusting their prices to the current situation. They fear that they will no longer be able to sell their stock at attractive prices. The upcoming tender from South Korea could give the sesame seed market a new direction.

Concern about decline in demand

For about a year now, sesame seed shipments from India to the EU have been declining considerably after elevated levels of ethylene oxide were detected. In the meantime, there are clear regulations between the European Commission and the Indian Oilseeds and Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) regarding handling, analyses and costs. The coronavirus pandemic has certainly also played its part in the fact that shipments from India have not yet returned to their usual pace. In addition, the import data for Germany for the

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