Pulses

Chickpeas: traders hope for demand to increase

September 5, 2022 10:58 AM, Der AUDITOR
Play report as audio

NEW DELHI. The Indian organisation NAFED still owns most of the available commodities, but does not release them for sale due to low market prices. The arrival of the Tanzanian crop is likely to put additional pressure on sales.

Crop from Tanzania arrives

Demand on the Indian chickpea market has weakened considerably in recent weeks, which is also reflected in the decline in export prices. However, traders believe this is likely to be short-lived as upcoming holidays should boost buying interest again. Arrivals continue to be good, with reports of around 1,000 to 1,200 bags reaching the major spot markets in Gujarat daily. Most of the remaining available commodity is held by large stockists and the government - the National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Ltd (NA

View related articles

Go to the News Overview
Fruit and Vegetables
Sep 21, 2022
BEIJING. While the prices for red kidney beans have risen, the opposite is the case for black kidney and adzuki beans. Harvesting is in full swing in China and the new crop is arriving in the market.
Pulses
Sep 19, 2022
NEW DELHI/OTTAWA. Government intervention in the Indian market has caused temporary irritation. Meanwhile, lower yields are expected in Canada and Mexico, which should support prices.
Pulses
Sep 12, 2022
NEW DELHI/CANBERRA. Chickpea production in Australia could be more than 40% lower this season, according to experts. In India, interesting developments are currently taking place in the chickpea market.