Pulses

Market updates on pulses with up-to-date price trends
Pulses
Jun 20, 2022

Chickpeas: effective strategy of farmers

NEW DELHI. Indian growers are pursuing a strategic plan to drive the permanently declining prices for chickpeas back up - and their plan might actually work. Meanwhile, the government continues to buy large quantities.
Pulses
Jun 13, 2022

Chickpeas: government buys large quantities

NEW DELHI. The Indian government is currently buying large quantities of chickpeas to the relief of farmers, with the minimum support price even being almost a fifth above current spot market prices. Overall, inflation is giving market players a hard time.
Fruit and Vegetables
Jun 13, 2022

Dried beans: acreage in China is shrinking

BEIJING. For both red kidney beans and mung beans, Chinese market players expect smaller acreages this year. This is already having an impact on prices.
Pulses
May 30, 2022

Chickpeas: gamble over rumoured change to agri-imports

NEW DELHI. As inflation has hit an eight-year high in India and the government is hiking interest rates this has impacting trading activities for chickpeas. Rumour also has it that a massive policy change for agricultural imports is in the making. This high degree of uncertainty is giving rise to scepticism and speculations.
Pulses
May 23, 2022

Chickpeas: suppliers on edge over inflation

NEW DELHI. India’s chickpea market is on edge at the moment. Traders are concerned over a liquidity crisis and the public is voicing fears of a recession. Analysts are, however, urging suppliers to keep it cool.
Pulses
May 16, 2022

Chickpeas: North America's acreages are shrinking

NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Not only in Canada, but also in the USA and Argentina, smaller chickpea acreages are expected this season. This is likely to increase interest in Indian goods, also because availability in the Black Sea region is declining significantly.
Pulses
May 9, 2022

Chickpeas: high availability puts pressure on prices

NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. The high prices at the beginning of April have prompted many Indian producers to release their goods for sale. As a result, large quantities are now available, which in turn has led to price reductions. In North America, however, prices are more stable.
Fruit and Vegetables
May 3, 2022

Dried beans: quality is decisive

BEIJING. Demand on the Chinese dried bean market is slowly recovering, but the price development is strongly dependent on the quality of the goods. Meanwhile, the difficult transport situation seems to be easing further.
Pulses
May 2, 2022

Chickpeas: expected price increases in North America

NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. The upward trend for Indian commodity prices has been halted for the time being, which also affects export prices. Meanwhile, price increases are expected in Canada and Mexico, not least because Russia's exports are likely to decline significantly.
Pulses
Apr 25, 2022

Chickpeas: temporary price reductions

NEW DELHI. Export prices for Indian chickpeas have declined, but market players are sure that this will be short-lived. Commodity prices are also expected to rise soon.
Pulses
Apr 19, 2022

Chickpeas: smaller crop and lower imports

NEW DELHI. The prospect of a low crop due severe damage in Maharashtra, as well as a decline in imports from Sudan, means that less goods than hoped for are available this season. This is pushing prices steadily higher.
Pulses
Apr 11, 2022

Chickpeas: price trend continues

NEW DELHI. Prices for Indian chickpeas continue to increase thanks to good demand and the prospect of a relatively small crop. The situation is similar to last year.
Fruit and Vegetables
Apr 4, 2022

Dried beans: supply difficulties impact trading in China

BEIJING. Transportation coupled with staff shortages are an issue in China and measures to curb the spread of Covid-19 have excacerbated the problem. This has also impacted trading with kidney, mung and adzuki beans.
Pulses
Apr 4, 2022

Chickpeas: crop to fall short of expectations

NEW DELHI. Producers report that India's chickpea crop will be much smaller than last year. Adverse weather conditions have impacted yields. High prices are also putting off buyers at present.
Fruit and Vegetables
Mar 1, 2022

Dried beans: low demand and price discussions

BEIJING. Chinese market players report that the trade of dried beans is rather sluggish on both the domestic and export markets. In addition, there are disagreements on prices.
Fruit and Vegetables
Jan 17, 2022

Dried beans: dull markets due to Chinese New Year

BEIJING. Chinese market players report sluggish sales and little movement on the markets; the focus is already on the period after the Chinese New Year, which is celebrated from 1 February.