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(As on 11.04.

2016)

Commodity Profile for Pulses-April, 2016
Contents
1.

Pulses estimates for India (2015-16) ............................................................................................... 2

2.

Domestic Production of Major Pulses ............................................................................................ 2

3.

Production of Pulses in India .......................................................................................................... 3

4.

India’s export &import of Pulses .................................................................................................... 3
4.1

India’s export of Major Pulses ................................................................................................. 3

4.2

India’s import of Major Pulses ................................................................................................ 4

5.

India’s Trade Destination of Major Pulses for 2014-15 ................................................................. 4

6.

Movement of Domestic and International Prices ............................................................................ 5
6.1

Chickpeas (Gram) .................................................................................................................... 5

6.2

Lentil (Masur) .......................................................................................................................... 5

6.3

Tur (Arhar)............................................................................................................................... 6

6.4

Moong (Green Gram) .............................................................................................................. 6

6.5

Urad (Black Gram) .................................................................................................................. 7

7.

Price movements of pulses in major domestic markets .................................................................. 7

8.

Minimum Support Price (MSP) ...................................................................................................... 8

9.

Future Price of pulses………………………….…………………………………………………………………………………..……8

10. Trade Policy and Tariff Schedule ................................................................................................... 9
10.1 Export Policy ........................................................................................................................... 9
10.2 Import Policy ........................................................................................................................... 9

1|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016

15 4. Domestic Production of Major Pulses Figure 1: Domestic Production of major Pulses 12 10 Million Tonnes 8 6 4 2 0 2010-11 2011-12 Gram 2012-13 Tur Source: Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DES)  2013-14 Moong 2014-15 2015-16* Urad * As per 2nd Adv Est for 2015-16.22 21.51## -0. (2015-16).10 22.25 22. #: Production estimates as per 2nd Advance Estimation for 2015-16. 2|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 . ##: Export & import figures are for April-Feb.58 21. and Consumption of India 2014-15 17. Pulses estimates for India (2015-16) (Unit: Million Tonnes) Table-1: Pulses Production. 2. Trade. **: For preparation of estimate for 2015-16.42 0.32 4.1.73 0.22## Domestic -- Sources DES DOC -DOC -- Source: Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DES). export and import are the last three years’ average.33# 5. Production of Gram (chickpeas) is the highest among all pulses produced in the country. Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC) and Department of Commerce (DoC) Availability: Production plus Total Imports.17 Particulars Production Total Imports Availability Total Exports Total Availability for Consumption Feb-16 17. production.51 2015-16 ** 18. Total Availability for Domestic Consumption: Availability minus Total export.

71 46.13 8.38 42.60 19.25 7.00 3550.85 333.00 1960.00 Source: Directorate of Economics and Statistics (DES) *: Based on 2nd Advance Estimates for 2015-16.63 3.00 1.81 87.68 8.64% share in the total pulses export during 2013-14 and 2014-15 respectively.52 171.76 85.14 Share in Total Pulses Export (%) 1. 4.69 17150.73 0.74 8.11 19780.48 0.00 % Share in Total production 14. India’s export &import of Pulses 4.00 2014-15 % Share in Total 2015-16* production 2810.00 1500.3.1 India’s export of Major Pulses (Unit: Thousand Tonnes) Table 3: India’s export of Major Pulses HS Code Pulses/Year 07131000 Peas (Pisum Sativum) 07132000 Chickpeas (Garbanzos) 07133100 Moong/Urad 07134000 Lentils (Mosur) 07136000 Pigeon Peas (Tur) Total Pulses 2013-14 0. 3|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 .82 1.66 0.00 3400.91 3.03 2014-15 3.00 16.00 Share in Total Production (%) 16.00 9530.94 2.02 48.00 1700.21 0.5 Share in Total Pulses Export (%) 0.42 26.91 190.23 4. Production of Pulses in India (Unit: Thousand Tonnes) Table-2: Production of Pulses during 2013-14 to 2015-16 Pulses/Year Tur Gram Moong Urad Other Pulses Total Pulses 2013-14 3170.00 3780.18 0.00 7330.71 2.00 8090.81 2.22 222.04 19.1 343.00 1610.39 Source: Department of Commerce  Chickpeas contributes the single largest share in India’s export basket of pulses registering 97.55 2015-16 (Apr-Jan) Share in Total Pulses Export (%) 5.17 8.18% and 85.74 11.94 10.00 1550.00 2550.00 1740.98 1.75 196.86 2.62 17330.25 97.64 1.59 0.34 5.

44%).53%).00%).83 22.62%). Singapore (4.38%).71 465.42%).49%).55%).88 13. UK (2.39 816.87 9. India’s Trade Destination of Major Pulses for 2014-15 Table 5: India’s Trade destinations of Major Pulses HS Code Pulses Top 5 Export Destinations 07131000 Peas (Pisum Shri Lanka DSR (77. Singapore (2.09%) Tanzania (2.74 575.46 17.73%).88 Source: Department of Commerce  Peas (Matar) forms a major share in the total import of pulses. Myanmar (85.95 404.27 5130.56 Share in Total Pulses Import (%) 38.40 1951. Algeria (Garbanzos) (14. USA (10. 07134000 Lentils Myanmar (53.05%).24 504.13%). (0.86%) Australia (45.22 12.94%). (20.40%) 07133100 Moong/Urad USA (48.78 Share in Share in Total Total Pulses 2014-15 Pulses Import Import (%) (%) 36. USA (Mosur) Sri Lanka DSR (9.54 4584.76%). Mozambique (15. Tanzania (4.23%).38 1132. Russia (38.57 7.71%).70%). Singapore (4.4. (1. U Arab EMTS (5.80%).45%).28%).58 19.60%).68%). Nepal (2.63%).97 42.14 17.71%).05%) Myanmar (0. Uzbekistan (4. Turkey (5. Kenya (12. Sudan (2.93%). Myanmar (5. Malaysia (5.46%).06%).80 9. Nepal (15.2 India’s import of Major Pulses (Unit: Thousand Tonnes) Table 4: India’s Import of Major Pulses HS Code Pulses 2013-14 07131000 Peas (Pisum Sativum) 07132000 Chickpeas (Garbanzos) 07133100 Moong/Urad 07134000 Lentils (Mosur) 07136000 Pigeon Peas (Tur) Total Pulses 1330.51%).43 276.60%).68 17. Ukraine (2. 07136000 Pigeon Peas USA (50.78%). Australia (4.97%) Source: Department of Commerce 4|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 .61 3654.59 913.71%) Mozambique (1. Russia (3.13 624. Nepal (32. UK (3.80 12.08 7. 5.73%) 07132000 Chickpeas Pakistan (33. Top 5 Import Sources Canada (78.99%).65%).87%). USA (2.06%). Sativum) Bangladesh PR (6.29%).07%).12%).76%). USA Australia (7.23%).84 2015-16 (Apr-Jan) 1984. Myanmar (51.08 622. Canada (79. Tanzania (Tur) Canada (5.12 708.29%).56 418.78%). Myanmar (3.63%). Argentina (5. Nepal (5. Sri Lanka (25.03%). Sri Lanka (10.06%) Malawi (7.

Agmarknet. Movement of Domestic and International Prices: 6.6.1 Chickpeas (Gram) Figure 2: Price Trend of Chickpeas (Chana) 6000 5500 5000 (In Rs/qtl) 4500 4000 3500 3000 2500 Apr-12 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12 Oct-12 Nov-12 Dec-12 Jan-13 Feb-13 Mar-13 Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 Oct-13 Nov-13 Dec-13 Jan-14 Feb-14 Mar-14 Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14 Jul-14 Aug-14 Sep-14 Oct-14 Nov-14 Dec-14 Jan-15 Feb-15 Mar-15 Apr-15 May-15 Jun-15 Jul-15 Aug-15 Sep-15 Oct-15 Nov-15 Dec-15 Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16 2000 International Price Wholesale Domestic Price Source:-Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC). Agmarknet. 6. 2015.2 Lentil (Masur) Figure 3: Price Trend of Lentil (Masur) 8500 7500 (in Rs/qtl) 6500 5500 4500 3500 Apr-12 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12 Oct-12 Nov-12 Dec-12 Jan-13 Feb-13 Mar-13 Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 Oct-13 Nov-13 Dec-13 Jan-14 Feb-14 Mar-14 Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14 Jul-14 Aug-14 Sep-14 Oct-14 Nov-14 Dec-14 Jan-15 Feb-15 Mar-15 Apr-15 May-15 Jun-15 Jul-15 Aug-15 Sep-15 Oct-15 Nov-15 Dec-15 Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16 2500 International Price Wholesale Domestic Price Source:-Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC). and Agriwatch 5|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 . and Agriwatch  The price for chickpeas have been higher in the domestic market than that of the international market since Dec.

  There was a moderate to high price fluctuation for lentil (Masur Dal) in the domestic as well as in the international markets. and Agriwatch  The domestic prices for Tur (Arhar Dal) have been higher than that of international prices for over last two years upto Feb 2015. and Agriwatch  The price fluctuations in the international markets were higher than that of in the domestic market. 2015.3 Tur (Arhar) Figure 4: Price Trend of Tur (Arhar) 13000 12000 11000 (in Rs/qtl) 10000 9000 8000 7000 6000 5000 4000 Apr-12 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12 Oct-12 Nov-12 Dec-12 Jan-13 Feb-13 Mar-13 Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 Oct-13 Nov-13 Dec-13 Jan-14 Feb-14 Mar-14 Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14 Jul-14 Aug-14 Sep-14 Oct-14 Nov-14 Dec-14 Jan-15 Feb-15 Mar-15 Apr-15 May-15 Jun-15 Jul-15 Aug-15 Sep-15 Oct-15 Nov-15 Dec-15 Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16 3000 International Price Wholesale Domestic Price Source:-Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC). 6. Agmarknet. 6|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 . 6./qtl) 7500 6500 5500 4500 Apr-12 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12 Oct-12 Nov-12 Dec-12 Jan-13 Feb-13 Mar-13 Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 Oct-13 Nov-13 Dec-13 Jan-14 Feb-14 Mar-14 Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14 Jul-14 Aug-14 Sep-14 Oct-14 Nov-14 Dec-14 Jan-15 Feb-15 Mar-15 Apr-15 May-15 Jun-15 Jul-15 Aug-15 Sep-15 Oct-15 Nov-15 Dec-15 Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16 3500 International Price Wholesale Domestic Price Source:-Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC). Agmarknet.4Moong (Green Gram) Figure 5: Price Trend of Moong 9500 8500 (in Rs. International prices for Moong Dal have been higher than domestic prices since September 2012 to Oct. The average domestic price was moderately high.

08 0. Price Movement of pulses in major domestic markets: Table 6: Price Movement for major pulses in Major Domestic Markets Major Pulses Chickpeas Lentil Tur Urad Moong Mandies Delhi Indore Bikaner Kanpur Delhi Indore Gulberga Kanpur Amravati Vijaywada Jalgaon Jaipur Delhi Vijaywada Indore Jaipur Source: Agriwatch Mar-16 Feb-16 Mar-15 4624 4589 4535 5714 5434 5143 8387 7736 8309 7697 NA 9400 NA NA 6700 6940 4508 4409 4500 5347 5282 4846 8473 7368 8450 7694 NA 9104 NA NA 6742 7008 3484 3460 3414 5093 4725 4871 6316 5975 6132 5795 NA 6204 NA NA 8065 8017 % Change (over previous month) 2.04 NA 3.99 -1.86 2.19 15.13 -1.62 -0.82 NA 51. Agmarknet.5Urad (Black Gram) Figure 6: Price Trend of Urad 12500 11500 10500 (in Rs/qtl) 9500 8500 7500 6500 5500 4500 3500 Apr-12 May-12 Jun-12 Jul-12 Aug-12 Sep-12 Oct-12 Nov-12 Dec-12 Jan-13 Feb-13 Mar-13 Apr-13 May-13 Jun-13 Jul-13 Aug-13 Sep-13 Oct-13 Nov-13 Dec-13 Jan-14 Feb-14 Mar-14 Apr-14 May-14 Jun-14 Jul-14 Aug-14 Sep-14 Oct-14 Nov-14 Dec-14 Jan-15 Feb-15 Mar-15 Apr-15 May-15 Jun-15 Jul-15 Aug-15 Sep-15 Oct-15 Nov-15 Dec-15 Jan-16 Feb-16 Mar-16 2500 International Price Wholesale Domestic Price Source:-Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC).43 .88 6.92 -13. 7.97 NA-Not available 7|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 (in Rs/qtl) % Change (over previous year) 32.52 NA NA -16.67 0.50 32.63 32. 2015.72 32.57 4.25 NA NA -0.47 35.58 32.78 6. and Agriwatch  The international prices for Urad (Kala Dal) have been higher than that of domestic prices since Sept.6.01 5.01 4.79 29.84 12.

75/quintal on Gram and Lentil are payable over and above the MSP in 2015-16. Note:  Except Chana.  No pulses are traded in future in international markets. 8|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 .69 16-June 4961 4959 4634 4382 13. Future price of pulses Table 8: Future prices Chana future prices (Rs/Quintal) Contract Month 05-Apr-16 04-Apr-16 16-Apr 4862 4788 4470 4221 15.19 16-May 4884 4871 4544 4296 13. 9. 16 previous months 16 Source: NCDEX  Future price for Chana is expected to increase over the next three months as shown in the table 8. Minimum Support Price (MSP) (Unit: Rs/Quintal) Table 7: The MSP of pulses for the last 5 years Pulses Tur Gram Moong Urad Lentil 2011-12 3200 2800 3500 3300 2800 2012-13 3850 3000 4400 4300 2900 2013-14 4300 3100 4500 4300 2950 2014-15 4350 3175 4600 4350 3075 2015-16 4625 3500 4850 4625 3400 Sources: Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP) Bonus of Rs. Moong and Urad and Rs. 04 Mar.21 Week ago Month ago % Change over 29 Mar. no pulses are traded in future in domestic markets. 200/quintal on Arhar.8.

3.85 2015-16 96.29 Sources: Notification No.  Export contracts should be registered with APEDA.2 Import Policy Import of pulses is free without any quantitative restrictions Table 7: Import Policy HS Code Commodity Tariff Schedule 0713 10 00 Peas (Pisum Sativum) Bound Duty 50% Statutory Duty 50% Applied Duty* Nil 0713 20 00 0713 31 00 Chickpeas (Garbanzos) Moong/Urad 100% 100% 30% 30% Nil Nil 0713 40 00 Lentil (Mosur) 100% 30% Nil 0713 60 00 Pigeon Peas (Tur) 100% 30% Nil Source: Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT). Export of organic pulses and lentils shall be subject to following conditions:  Quantity limit shall be 10.63 2016-17 106.000 MTs of organic pulses and lentils per annum. 61/2015-Customs dated 30th Dec.  (Notification No. (Notification No. 51 (RE-2013)/2009-14 dated 14th November. Department of Revenue and World Trade Organization (WTO) * Duty free import of all pulses has been extended without an end date vide Department of Revenue’s Notification No. import of pulses is allowed for export after domestic processing and value addition (vide DGFT Public Notice No. 2014 10. Under Advance Authorization Scheme.10.Trade Policy and Tariff Schedule 10. 77 (RE-2013)/2009-14 dated 27th March. 81 (RE-2013)/2009-14 dated 14th June.1 Export Policy 1. 9|Commodity Profile for Pulses-April 2016 . 38 ((RE-2012)/2009-14 dated 31st March. Export of pulses to Bhutan have been exempted from any ban and without any quantitative restriction. 2014. 2015.  Export shall be allowed only from Customs EDI Ports. 4. The export of pulses to the Republic of Maldives has been permitted for the years 2014-15 to 2016-17 as per the quantities given below: (Unit: Tonnes) Table 6: The export of pulses to Maldives Year Export 2014-15 87. New Delhi prior to shipment. 2014). 2013) 2.  It should be duly certified by APEDA as being organic pulses and lentils.000 Tonnes per annum. The prohibition on exports of Pulses is not applied to export of (a) Kabuli Chana and (b) 10.

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