As per the ABARE forecast Chickpeas production in Australia in 2022-23 may decline to 6.06 LMT against last year's estimate of 10.62 LMT. This year area declined to 4.42 lakh ha against 6.16 lakh ha last year. Average of 5 Yrs. is 5.60 lakh ha. Weather conditions are congenial to Chickpeas crop so far. Area declined due to low price realization in the global market and no demand from India due to high tariff rate and good local production.