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Sesame seeds: Nigeria takes the lead

February 23, 2023 at 3:10 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Preliminary tender results show a clear winner, but Indian exporters should also benefit this time. The current price level should encourage farmers to increase their acreage this year.

Preliminary tender results

According to preliminary results, it cannot be ruled out that the current sesame seed tender will be carried through, but that the originally planned quantity will not be taken. At last count, 9,600 mt of the 10,500 mt tendered had been awarded. Nigeria could be the big winner here, offering the bulk of the supplies with more than 5,000 mt. Indian exporters should be able to participate with 3,000 mt; in the previous tender at the end of 2022, the Indian suppliers had been left empty-handed due to the high price difference c

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