Russia's Chickpea Exports Post Soft Performance

PANAMA - Jul 9/19 - SNS -- Shipments of chickpeas for Russia dropped versus the previous month in April, the most recent data from Federal Customs Service of Russia reveals.

Total export sales throughout the month amounted to 25,197 metric tons (MT), down 16% from the previous month's total of 29,858. So far export sales have amounted to 99,674 MT, up from 19,209 during the previous calendar year.

Pakistan was the number one consumer for the month, taking 9,797 MT. India was the second most important buyer taking 6,789 MT, followed by Turkey at 3,766 MT.