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Sesame seeds: Nigeria and Guatemala in the focus of buyers

January 20, 2022 4:48 PM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI/ABUJA. Nigeria can increasingly attract the attention of European buyers with its sesame seeds, which is reflected above all in the imports to Germany this season. India, however, is far from being able to recover.

Domestic demand keeps prices high

As the winter season draws to a close in India, many of the festive markets remain closed this year due to the coronavirus situation, which is also affecting domestic demand for various commodities, including sesame seeds. Nevertheless, demand in the wake of Makar Sankranti has been sufficient to keep sesame seed prices at their high levels. However, there is a lack of buying interest from overseas, with the hopes of Indian market players resting, as usual, on the next sesame seed tender from South Korea, which has been announc

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