India's Chickpea Imports Open On Easy Tone

PANAMA - Jun 15/19 - SNS -- Imports of chickpeas for India eased versus the previous month in March, available data from Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics reveals.

Total imports in the month reached 21,035 metric tons (MT), down 5% from the previous month's total of 22,205. So far imports have totalled 71,719 MT, down from 85,745 in the same period the last calendar year.

The largest export origin for the month was Tanzania, shipping 4,839 MT. Russia was the second most important origin supplying 3,122 MT, followed by Sudan at 2,529 MT.