Cumin(Jeera) prices have been dropped from record higher prices to nearly 50% to lower export demand and expectation of higher production of higher production in current year. Now export demand are increasing towards Ramzan festival beginning in March and China also increasing buying at prevailing lower prices according to the news sources. Prices slighlty moving upward due to short covering. Jeera exports fell by 30% during 1st half of current financial year to 76969 tons. Due to higher average production likely to increase, domestic and export demand are lower according to the news sources.