New crop arrivals, short supplies of good quality seeds and the anticipated rise in production have pushed down the prices for cumin. The moisture in the new crop is very high. Production may rise by 25% this year and arrivals are increasing rapidly. The market, nevertheless, received some support as export demand is on the rise in the Gulf countries, which are gearing up for Ramadan in April.
Coriander is trading lower this week since production is expected to rise by 21% in 2019/2020. The rise in demand