Farmers in the main growing areas of Gujarat and Rajasthan say the low monsoon rains could have a negative impact on the upcoming cumin crop. So far, there has been almost 60% less rainfall than usual. Market players report relatively low domestic and export demand, but due to speculative buying, prices are holding steady for now and are unchanged at USD 2,193/mt FOB India for grade A cumin. There was little movement in Indian markets this week due to the Jamashtami festival.
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