Chickpea Imports From Pakistan Extend Soft Trend

PANAMA3 - Jan 17/19 - SNS -- Pakistan's imports of chickpeas in June were little changed, dropping versus the previous month, judging from data from Pakistan Bureau of Statistics.

Imports reached 41,420 metric tons (MT) for the month, down 7% from the 44,642 MT exported the previous month. Imports so far total 214,375 MT, versus 378,111 during the previous calendar year.

Current trade statistics showed Australia was number one exporter, supplying 26,546 MT during the month. South Sudan was the second most important export origin selling 4,374 MT, followed by Russia at 2,927 MT.