Oilseeds - Oilseeds

Sesame seeds: tender decision is due next week

November 24, 2022 at 3:00 PM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

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

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
May 17, 2024
BRUSSELS. Frost will force Russian farmers to resow an extensive area with wheat. Brazil’s CONAB has issued a rather surprising production estimate for corn. US soy traders are taken aback by Biden’s refusal to impose tariffs on used cooking oil imports from China. The EU will need to import more rapeseed from Canada and Australia.
May 16, 2024
ASTANA. Kazakh farmers are busy sowing this year's flaxseed crop. The plan is to expand the area compared to 2023. Kazakhstan's exports have declined significantly due to the disappointing 2023 crop.
May 16, 2024
NEW DELHI/BRASÍLIA. Harvesting is underway in some parts of Gujarat and the first volumes have arrived. Farmers are busy sowing sesame seeds in Brazil.
May 15, 2024
SOFIA/KYIV. The US Department of Agriculture expects global sunflower seed production in 2024/2025 to be only 1% higher than in the previous season.