More Chickpeas Expected

PANAMA - Jun 17/17 - SNS -- In its latest monthly review of Canadian chickpeas Agriculture Canada's market analysis branch in Winnipeg updated its production forecast for the 2017-18 marketing year. It is important to note that the forecast is not based on a survey of farmers.

It thinks production could reach 115,000 MT from 60,000 hectares, compared to 82,000 MT from 68,000 hectares last year.

Agriculture Canada forecasts exports will reach 115,000 MT in 2017-18, compared to a forecast 115,000 this season and 151,000 MT last season. Domestic use is forecast at 3,000 MT in the coming marketing year, versus 2,000 this season.