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Sesame seeds: India fears loss of pole position

March 24, 2022 4:17 PM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. In view of the current developments in the international sesame seed market, Indian market players fear losing their top position if not at least a certain amount of sesame seeds are produced. Demand remains low, which also affects prices.

Price trend continues

Prices in the Indian sesame seed market remain continue last week's trend. Unhulled sesame seeds, sortex-cleaned, 99.95% purity are holding their level of USD 1,640/mt FOB India. Both hulled and black sesame seeds, however, have once again become noticeably cheaper due to the lack of trading activity. Hulled sesame seeds, 99.98% purity are currently at USD 2,035/mt FOB India, up from USD 2,135/mt at the beginning of March. The trend is even more obvious for black sesame seeds, where prices have fallen by USD 160/mt to U

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