Chickpeas: Indian industry on the rise

April 24, 2023 at 11:26 AM , Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. India's chickpea exports are reported to have doubled year-on-year - bringing with it both advantages and disadvantages. There is still a lot of uncertainty about this year’s acreage in Canada and the USA.

Chickpea industry is booming

The Indian chickpea industry is on the upswing, according to recent data. Exports are expected to have doubled in the 2022/23 season compared to the previous year, and demand from overseas continues to grow rapidly. Market experts forecast prices to rise in the next season; this boom benefits Indian agriculture as well as the country's economy, but also ensures that prices on the domestic market can hardly decline.

Demand generates higher cultivation

Among the most important export destinations for Indian

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Fruit and Vegetables
May 31, 2023
BEIJING. While sowing is almost complete in China, the dried bean market continues to be sluggish with little trading taking place. This also leaves prices largely stagnant.
May 30, 2023
NEW DELHI. The National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India (NAFED) has already purchased 2 million mt of chickpeas in the current season. Most of the goods comes from Madhya Pradesh. In Canada, meanwhile, sowing is in full swing.
Fruit and Vegetables
May 24, 2023
OTTAWA/NEW DELHI. If the current production estimates for 2023 come true, the global lentil crop would record the second highest yield in history. A tender from India has caused surprise in the market.
May 22, 2023
NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Traders in both the Indian and Canadian markets report increased buying interest. One problem, however, is the scarce availability. Meanwhile, sowing has started in Canada.