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Sesame seeds: Fear of a shortage spreading

November 29, 2016 at 8:55 AM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. As assumed for some time, Indian Oilseed and Produce Export Promotion Council (IOPEPC) is developing into an ever clearer picture, according to most recent reports.

40% losses expected
Crop damage due to floods is posing major problems for sesame traders, in addition to the current difficult market situation. Losses are estimated at about 40%, which would reduce the production of the main harvest to 200,000 mt. So far, imports from Africa and a largely moderate demand could stabilise prices. 

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