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Chickpeas: heavy rains delay sowing

November 7, 2022 at 10:23 AM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Heavy rains and floods have delayed chickpea sowing in most parts of India. Supplies are also low.

Supply chain disruptions

As drought has reduced production in the United States and in Canada by around 20% chickpea traders in India are anticipating a supply squeeze. Adverse weather conditions, coupled with Russia's brutal invasion of Ukraine and a difficult transport situation on sea have also disrupted supply chains in recent months, especially since Russia and Ukraine are leading global exporters for chickpeas. While Russia accounted for around 25% of global trade before starting the war, farmers in Ukraine were unable to harvest chickpeas this year. Turkey al

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