India government released its Second Advance Production Estimates this week for a number of crops. Chana production, equivalent to desi chickpea type, whose harvest has just begun and will be in full swing last half March, was pegged at 11.6 MMT versus 11.1 MMT last year if believe the government, and 9.5-10.0 MMT if believe the trade. A number of industry participants believe this year’s chana crop is closer to 9.5-10.0 MMT. Difference would have significant market implications that apply to all classes of chickpeas, lentils and possibly field peas. It’s must have knowledge and implications if a Canadian pulse grower. Shoot me an email and I can shed insight.
27 Feb, 2021