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Spice market update: sowing for rabi crop in full swing

November 27, 2020 8:16 AM, Der AUDITOR
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GUJARAT. Weekly monitoring with the latest market information from India on cumin, coriander and turmeric, chilli and black pepper as well as a price list for more than 70 products.

Cumin

Indian cumin farmers have begun sowing for the rabi crop, which are harvested in spring, but are reporting slow progress. So far, 168,000 ha have been sown, the average is around 400,000 ha at this time. Nevertheless, sowing should be completed in December. Market players expect sufficient overstock supplies, but only a limited quantity of these is suitable for export to the EU. Prices for grade A cumin are currently at USD 2,010/mt FOB India, which is USD 10/mt lower than last week's price.

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