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Pulses Import Increases To 10.1 Lakh T In April-May-2017

Published on: Jul 17, 12:00

As per  the latest Trade Division Data,Export -Import cell,Ministry of Agriculture India imported 57.97 lakh tonne pulses in 2015-16(April-March),66.1 lakh tonne in 2016-17 in same period.In April -May 2016 india had imported 7.05 lakh tonne pulses. However,in 2017 during April-May import volume increased to 10.1 lakh tonne.Import flow continues and  it has affected domestic market price as domestic production too has reached at record level.
 
Against it India exported 2.56 lakh tonne pulses in 2015-16(April-March),1.37 lakh tonne in 2016-17 in the same period.In April -May 2016 india had exported 0.41 lakh tonne pulses. However,in 2017 during April-May export volume decreased to 0.33 lakh tonne.Export volume may increase this year once again as availability is higher.India export only Kabuli Chana and some other pulses in small pack.