Chickpea Exports From India Record A Better Performance

PANAMA - Jun 15/19 - SNS -- India's export shipments of chickpeas in March leapt compared to the previous month, according to data from Directorate General of Commercial Intelligence & Statistics.

Export sales totalled 19,446 metric tons (MT) in the month, up 104% from the 9,517 MT shipped the previous month. Export sales so far total 37,981 MT, compared to 67,197 in the same period the last calendar year.

The number one consumer throughout the month was Algeria, taking 6,812 MT. Sri Lanka was the second most important destination buying 1,714 MT, followed by United Arab Emirates at 1,602 MT.