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Australian chickpea exports at 41,546t down 12pc over November

Grain Central, January 15, 2020

AUSTRALIA exported 41,546 tonnes of chickpeas in November, 12 per cent below the October figure of 47,126t, according to the latest export data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

As with October, Bangladesh has been the biggest volume buyer, taking 19,703t in November, 941t below the previous month’s figure.

Pakistan has continued to buy significant amounts of containerised chickpeas, and November shipments at 13,253t are up 556t from the October number.

Nepal and the United Arab Emirates have also taken four-digit tonnages of containerised chickpeas.

Destination Sep Oct Nov Tonnes
Bangladesh 4081 20644 19703 44429
Canada 1204 1069 936 3210
Egypt 0 0 198 197.89
Fiji 24 0 0 24
France 0 24 0 24
Greece 0 24 0 24
India 635 0 249 884
Indonesia 0 0 0 0
Israel 47 0 0 47
Italy 96 0 24 120
Japan 48 48 0 96
Jordan 0 0 120 120
Malaysia 22 52 48 122
Mauritius 98 145 97 340
Nepal 1390 856 2331 4577
New Caledonia 0 0 0 0
New Zealand 4 0 13 16
Oman 0 72 48 120
Pakistan 16946 12697 13253 42896
Romania 0 0 24 24
Singapore 48 2 27 77
South Africa 0 0 24 24
South Korea 24 0 0 24
Spain 0 120 24 144
Sri Lanka 102 221 72 395
Thailand 0 28 48 76
UAE 4182 10038 3436 17656
UK 510 983 758 2251
USA 147 103 62 312
Yemen 0 0 50 50
TOTAL 29608 47126 41546 118280

Table 1: Australian chickpea exports for September, October and November 2019. Source: ABS

 

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