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Sesame seeds: tender decision is due next week

November 24, 2022 at 3:00 PM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Indian traders hope that the new tender and the holiday demand from China can still support sesame seed prices. Due to heavy rainfall, the crop was significantly smaller than expected.

Rain reduces yields

November has so far proved to be quite lucrative for Indian sesame seed traders. Prices have risen noticeably both on the domestic market and for exports. In particular, farmers who have not suffered any crop losses and can still sell at the higher prices are benefiting from this. Hulled sesame seeds, 99.95% purity are currently offered at prices of USD 2,450/mt CIF EMP.

The reason for the drastic price increase is the aforementioned crop damage in some growing areas. India's sesame seed crop was originally estimated at 268

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