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Australia’s May chickpea exports drop 37pc to 43,856t

Liz Wells, 12 July 2018

Australia exported 43,856 tonnes of chickpeas in May, down 37pc from the April figure of 69,103t, according to the latest data available from the Australian Bureau of Statistics

Pakistan buying kicks chickpea price to season high of $670/t

Liz Wells, 15 June 2018

Pakistan has continued to be a volume buyer of Australian chickpeas, which this week hit a new high for the year of $670/t as importer concerns about dry weather in Australia mount.

US wheat groups back challenge to India’s market support programs

Grain Central, 10 May 2018

The United States has questioned the data India has reported to the World Trade Organization about its market price support programs for wheat and rice.

Agromin’s Peaco link helps builds pulse sales to South Asia

Grain Central, 02 May 2018

Pulse exporter Agromin Australia has expanded its market share in South Asia through becoming a stakeholder in Victorian packing house, Peaco,

India temporarily bans Canadian yellow pea imports

Henry Wells, 27 April 2018

India has switched its import policy on yellow peas from “free” to “restricted”, effectively placing a temporary ban on fresh arrivals of peas typically sold by Canada to India.

India imports a chickpea donut in February

Liz Wells, 09 April 2018

Australia’s chickpea exports in February at 50,832 tonnes were down 13 per cent from a downwardly revised 58,190t in January, according to the latest export figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

No hike in Indian wheat tariff good news for Australia

Liz Wells, 22 March 2018

India has shelved its plan to double its tariff on wheat to 40 per cent, a move that is likely to support Australian wheat prices.

Australia’s chickpea exports drop 7pc over January

Liz Wells, 12 March 2018

Australia’s January chickpea exports at 62,781 tonnes dropped 22 per cent from the revised December total of 80,161t, according to data released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

India chickpea tariff rises again

Grain Central, 02 March 2018

As a further sign of India’s bountiful domestic supply from its own crops, the Indian Government overnight has raised the tariff on chickpeas again, this time from 40 per cent to 60pc.

Aus and India sign pulse crop information exchange agreement

Grain Central, 26 February 2018

Pulse Australia has signed an agreement with its Indian counterpart, Indian Pulse and Grain Association (IPGA), for greater exchange of information on Indian pulse crops.