Chickpeas: farmers expand sowing

December 4, 2023 at 11:11 AM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Indian farmers have decided to expand their sowing despite heavy rainfall due to the significant price increase in recent weeks. The acreage in Canada could also be larger in 2024.

Short stop to the price rally

After a veritable price rally for Indian chickpeas in recent weeks, farmers in the key growing regions of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have responded by expanding their sowings despite heavy rainfall. The outcome now depends on future weather conditions. There has been a slight pause in price increases this week, but market players expect them to continue soon. Limited stocks in the Indore-Bhopal region are impacting supply in Delhi and low stocks in Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh could also lead to a price increase of aro

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