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Sesame seeds: lack of demand creates pressure

December 15, 2022 at 4:58 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Lack of demand leads to price corrections in the Indian sesame seed market. Meanwhile, Germany has reduced its imports by a good 30% this season.

Indian sesame seeds have a lot of competition

As expected, sesame seed prices in India are coming under increasing pressure. Domestic demand from wholesalers is dwindling as consumer demand is traditionally much lower from January onwards, market players said.

About 80% of Pakistan's sesame seed crop enters Iran through the inland borders, while China continues to hold back on purchases, regardless of origin. Only black sesame seeds are of interest here right now, with China buying them in Myanmar as prices are cheaper there than in India. Ove

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