Mali sesame seeds export quantities

In 2019 Mali exported 17,435 tonnes of sesame seeds. For the year 2019 alone, the market for Mali sesame seeds (oil seeds category) has increased, recording a change of 76.772 pc compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, sesame seeds' exports increased by 78.04 percent netting Mali US$4.17m for the year 2019. Mali's sesame seeds exports are classified as:

  • Sesamum seeds, whether or not broken (HS code 120740)


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Mali sesame seeds export values

In 2019, Mali supplied sesame seeds valued at 4.17m USD, an improvement of 27.68% from 2018's total sesame seeds export of 3.266m USD. The annual change in value of Mali sesame seeds between 2017 to 2018 was -50.433%.

The yearly variation in the volume of Mali's sesame seeds exports between 2017 and 2019 was 78.04 pc when compared to a variation of 76.772% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.

Mali's share of the world's total sesame seeds' exports in 2019 was less than 1%. Mali holds position 18 in world exports of sesame seeds.


Export markets for Mali sesame seeds ( in '000$ )

Mali's best performing destinations for sesame seeds are China, Japan, France, Burkina Faso and South Korea.


Mali bought 0 tonnes of sesame seeds in 2019.


The production of sesame seeds in Mali was 51,148 tonnes in 2019 and is forecast to change by an average of 9.53%. The country had an estimated 99,527.00 hectares under sesame seeds cultivation.