Australia's Chickpea Exports Maintain Firm Trend

PANAMA - Feb 6/20 - SNS -- At this point in the current marketing year are maintaining a firmer tone, with chickpea movement for Australia were up significantly, rising relative to the previous month in December, judging from available data from Australia Bureau of Statistics.

Shipments reached 58,604 metric tons (MT) for the month, up 46% from the 40,027 MT exported the previous month. Export sales so far total 98,630 MT, versus 62,455 during the previous marketing year.

Bangladesh was the number one importer, buying 35,555 MT. Pakistan was the second most important destination taking 12,570 MT, followed by United Arab Emirates at 5,302 MT.