Pulses

Chickpeas: India expects bumper crop

January 15, 2024 at 4:52 PM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

NEW DELHI. High prices over the course of the season have led Indian farmers to increase the area under chickpeas, which is why a significantly higher crop volume is expected. Prices are coming under pressure due to various factors.

Crop volume almost twice as high

The high prices for kabuli chickpeas have led to extensive sowing in India this season, resulting in a bumper crop. Favourable rains in November have created excellent conditions and the abundance of produce is now ensuring that farmers and traders are bringing large quantities of chickpeas to the markets. Current estimates for this year's production are between 28 million and 29 million mt, which would be twice as much as last year's 15 million mt.  At the same time, the market is coming under pressure due to the influx of impo

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Pulses
Feb 19, 2024
NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Indian farmers are encouraged by last year's favourable market prices and have significantly increased their chickpea acreage. Canadian market players are also keeping a close eye on this development.
Fruit and Vegetables
Feb 13, 2024
ANKARA. After a very successful year 2023, market players in the Turkish pulses market are optimistic about 2024 as well. What matters here is the appropriate support, with which the sector can still achieve a great deal.
Pulses
Feb 12, 2024
NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Although the supply shortage on the Indian market continues, commodity prices decline; despite the wedding season, demand is not able to stabilise them in the long term. In Canada, however, there is uncertainty regarding stocks.
Pulses
Feb 5, 2024
NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. As international prices fall, more and more buyers are considering peanuts from origins other than India. Meanwhile, the prospects for the new crop are promising, while acreage in the US and Canada is expected to increase.