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Chickpeas: temporary price reductions

April 25, 2022 12:55 PM, Der AUDITOR
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NEW DELHI. Export prices for Indian chickpeas have declined, but market players are sure that this will be short-lived. Commodity prices are also expected to rise soon.

Rumours caused confusion

After the upward trend of the last few weeks, the Indian chickpea market has now seen price reductions, but these are likely to be short-lived. During the ploughing phase in the fields, confusing rumours had been doing the rounds in the market, talking about a high yield and a large sowing area. Small traders in particular had released their stocks for sale as a result. However, market players report that the reality is quite different and the area under cultivation will be relatively small. This will inevitably result in a smaller crop

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