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Indian chickpea, lentil tariffs cloud planting intentions

Henry Wells, 16 January 2018

Australian chickpea and lentils marketers face an uncertain period managing the fallout from tariffs applied by the Indian government last month.

Growers welcome Ag Minister’s attention on Indian chickpea tariffs

Grain Central, 11 January 2018

Queensland grain growers have welcomed the Federal Agriculture Minister’s announcement that he will travel to India to attempt to a resolve a trade dispute over chickpea imports.

India hits chickpea and lentil imports with a 30pc tariff

Grain Central, 22 December 2017

India’s Parliament has imposed a 30 percent tariff on imported chickpeas and lentils, taking immediate effect.

India’s 50pc tariff on field peas stymies trade

Henry Wells, 15 November 2017

The Indian Government’s introduction of a 50 per cent tariff on peas has created waves of uncertainty for major exporters, including Australia which supplies this key global pulse market.

Only time will tell…

Guest Author, 03 October 2017

Peter McMeekin looks at what lies behind the supply-and-demand outlook for the Australian chickpea crop now being harvested.

Enhancing market opportunities at Australia Business Week in India

Grain Central, 29 August 2017

National grain farmer representative body, GrainGrowers, will work to enhance export opportunities for Australia’s quality grains, pulses and oilseeds and improve business relationships through consultations with high-ranking government officials and customers as part of Australia Business Week in India this week.

Changing demographic fuelling Australian pulse, grain sales to India + Video

Henry Wells, 03 August 2017

Growth in Australian pulse and grain exports to India is likely to continue in line with the country’s growing population and the percentage of protein in the average diet.

Harvest pressure, looming tariff fail to shake India’s interest in Australian wheat

Guest Author, 23 March 2017

India is expected to remain a volume buyer of Australian wheat until August at least, based on its requirement for methyl bromide fumigation at origin, and competitive ASW pricing against Indian new-crop into destinations in the country’s south.

Global news: Brazil to exceed 222mt | Russian harvest 120mt | India to move first in 17-18 | Egypt aims to double crop

Grain Central, 17 March 2017

Brazil’s grain harvest should exceed 222 million tonnes; Russia: 2016 grain harvest exceeded 120 million tonnes; Indian to be first to harvest 2017-18 wheat crop; Controversy as Egyptian researchers aim for two crops in one year

Cargoes and containers share record chickpea export task

Henry Wells, 03 February 2017

Frantic export pace in chickpeas has clocked one million tonnes (Mt) of exports since September.