MARKET PRICE TRENDS & QUOTES

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All goods are Ethiopian origin, FOB Djibouti, and quotes are accurate as of date of published so please check for latest prices. * new crop prices to be confirmed.

    # Date Commodity Grade FOB Price / MT Availability
    1 01/10/2019 Pinto beans Machine cleaned [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    2 01/11/2019 White pea beans Machine cleaned 670 USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    3 01/11/2019 Humera sesame Grade 1 1,650 USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    4 01/10/2019 Desi chickpea Machine cleaned [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    5 01/10/2019 Kabuli chickpea Machine cleaned [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    6 01/10/2019 Soyabean Machine cleaned [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    7 01/10/2019 Red kidney bean Machine cleaned [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    8 01/10/2019 Fava Beans Machine cleaned [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    9 01/10/2019 Turmeric fingers Hand-picked [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.
    10 01/10/2019 Black cardamom Hand-picked [xxx]* USD 1 MT min.
    11 01/10/2019 Black cumin seeds Machine cleaned [xxx]* USD 1 x 20″ FCL min.

    ETHIOPIAN SESAME MARKET

    Data updated periodically. Click to scroll.

    1. Humera price trend
    2. Wollega price trend
    3. ECX sesame weekly trading volumes
    4. Export market trends
    5. Volatility analysis

    ETHIOPIAN WHITE PEA BEAN MARKET

    Data updated periodically. Click to scroll.

    1. WPB price trend
    2. ECX WPB weekly trading volumes

    Exhibit 1: Long-term Humera FOB export price trends

    Notes:
    1. H1 = 99% purity, H2 = 97% purity, H3 = 95% purity, H4 = 93% purity
    2. Click and drag to zoom in
    3. FOB export prices are break-even prices and FX adjusted to the USDETB managed crawl set by the NBE
    4. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 2: Long-term Wollega FOB export price trends

    Notes:
    1. W2 = 97% purity, W3 = 95% purity, W4 = 93% purity, W5 = 90% purity
    2. Click and drag to zoom in
    3. FOB export prices are break-even prices and FX adjusted to the USDETB managed crawl set by the NBE
    4. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 3: ECX sesame weekly trading volumes

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 4: Long-term monthly Ethiopian sesame exports

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. Export data does not equal ECX trading data
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Revenue & Customs Authority


    Exhibit 5: Long-term daily realised sesame volatility

    Notes:
    1. Click and drag to zoom in
    2. One-week realised volatility shown as daily realised price movements
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 6: Long-term WPB FOB price trends

    Notes:
    1. RWPA3 = 97% purity, RWPA4 = 95.5% purity, RWPA5 = 94% purity
    2. Click and drag to zoom in
    3. FOB export prices are break-even prices and FX adjusted to the USDETB managed crawl set by the NBE
    4. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange


    Exhibit 7: ECX WPB weekly trading volumes

    Notes:
    1. RWPA3 = 97% purity, RWPA4 = 95.5% purity, RWPA5 = 94% purity, RWPALG = 90% purity
    2. Click and drag to zoom in
    3. Sources: Blue Nile Trading Ltd, Ethiopian Commodity Exchange