Despite the negative impact of the coronavirus pandemic in the global market, demand for black sesame seed produced in Nigeria is expected to be on the increase in the Asian market because of its medicinal value.
It was learnt that Nigeria, which accounts for 12.22 percent of the global production and the second-largest producer after Sudan in Africa, has the capacity to produce 550,000 metric tonnes valued at N465.3billion ($990million).
However, since the outbreak of COVID-19, some export containers are yet to be processed at Tincan and Lagos ports because of slow trade facilitation by government agencies…
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