Chickpea Exports From Russia Continue Solid Performance

PANAMA - Sep 10/19 - SNS -- Movement of chickpeas from Russia posted huge increases, rising versus the previous month in May, official data from Federal Customs Service of Russia reveals.

Export sales for the month reached 41,970 metric tons (MT), up from 25,399 MT the prior month. This increased shipments so far during the calendar year to 141,644, up 443% last year.

Recent movement data revealed Pakistan was top consumer, receiving 19,768 MT in the month. Turkey was the second most important destination buying 11,465 MT, followed by India at 5,791 MT.