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Chickpeas: storms cause concern among Canadian growers

July 25, 2022 at 2:04 PM , Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Heavy rains in India are causing less goods to reach local markets, which is firming prices. In Canada, too, the focus is currently on the weather, as heavy hailstorms in Alberta could lead to yield losses.

Less foreign goods in India

As expected, the Indian chickpea market has again seen price increases and for the time being it does not look as if this will change in the near future. Good domestic demand due to upcoming holidays is supporting prices, and less goods are reaching local markets due to heavy rains. And there are other factors that make price declines unlikely at the moment: Low production in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka has resulted in hardly any farmgate goods being available, and due to increased freight prices

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