Australia's Chickpea Exports Record Strong Result

PANAMA - Dec 5/19 - SNS -- Shipments of chickpeas from Australia were up sharply, soaring compared to the previous month in October, the most recent data from Australia Bureau of Statistics shows.

Total movement in the month amounted to 47,644 metric tons (MT), up 61% from the previous month's total of 29,609. So far movement has totalled 371,791 MT, down from 723,776 during the last marketing year.

Bangladesh was the largest importer during the month, receiving 20,644 MT. Pakistan was the second most important consumer buying 12,815 MT, followed by United Arab Emirates at 10,038 MT.