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Sesame seeds: Pakistan's crop 40% larger

August 11, 2022 10:54 AM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI/ISLAMABAD. Indian traders see Pakistan as the biggest competitor this season as the crop there is expected to be 40% higher than last year. The palm oil market continues to put pressure on prices.

Competitive prices

Prices in the Indian sesame seed market are maintaining their upward trend and have risen again by about USD 10-15/mt compared to last week. Indian market players report that Pakistan in particular will prove to be a strong competitor this season, as production there is expected to increase by 40% compared to last year. Moreover, prices are said to be quite competitive with those in India and African growing countries.

At present, market experts expect prices to remain stable or experience only slight increases in the coming weeks, as the

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