Paraguay sesame seeds export quantities

The amount of sesame seeds exported by Paraguay in 2020 was 42,067 metric tonnes. In 2019 Paraguay shipped 20,576 tonnes of sesame seeds. Through 2019 alone, the interest in Paraguay sesame seeds (oil seeds category) has reduced, recording a change of -2.038 per cent compared to the year 2018. Between 2017 and 2019, sesame seeds' exports went up by 35.33 percent earning the country US$35.94m for the year 2019. Paraguay's sesame seeds exports are categorised as:

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


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Paraguay sesame seeds export values

In 2019, Paraguay supplied sesame seeds worth 35.94m USD, a growth of 14.59% from 2018's total sesame seeds export of 31.365m USD. The yearly growth in value of Paraguay sesame seeds between 2017 to 2018 was 56.574 pc.

The per year variation in the volume of Paraguay's sesame seeds exports between 2017 and 2019 was 35.33 per cent when compared to a variation of -2.038% in the growth rate between 2018 and 2019.


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

Paraguay's top destinations for sesame seeds are Japan, Mexico, Guatemala, Germany and China.


Paraguay ordered 52 tonnes of sesame seeds in 2019.


The production of sesame seeds in Paraguay was 24,000 tonnes in 2019 and is projected to change by an average of 33.32%. The country had approximately 40,000.00 hectares under sesame seeds cultivation.