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Chickpeas: large varieties become scarce in Canada

October 9, 2023 at 11:01 AM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. While the quality of the Canadian crop is convincing, there is a decline in production and a large part of the chickpeas are relatively small. Meanwhile, low stocks keep prices in India stable.

Shortage of commodities also in India

Commodity prices on the Indian chickpea market have declined slightly by about USD 0.05/kg compared to last week, as buying interest has eased a little. Nevertheless, the price declines are not reflected in export prices, mainly due to the fact that there is not much commodity left and prices in other growing countries are picking up, sometimes significantly. Market players expect demand to rise again soon. This is also supported by the fact that the new Indian crop will only be available in about eight months, while production

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