Ban on peas lifts chana price
The Centre’s move to ban import of yellow peas for the next three months has lifted chana prices in Indore mandis with chana (kanta) on Tuesday rising to ₹3,625-50 a quintal, while chana (desi) ruled at ₹3,525 a quintal. Chana dal ruled firm with chana dal (average) at ₹4,500-₹4,600, chana dal (medium) at ₹4,700-₹4,800, while chana dal (bold) ruled at ₹4,900 a quintal. Amid weak arrivals and scattered domestic demand, dollar chana in Indore mandis quoted at ₹4,500-₹5,000. Amid improved export demand in container also, dollar chana ruled higher with dollar chana (42/44 count) fetching ₹6,000-₹6,050 a quintal, and dollar chana (44/46 count) quoting at ₹5.800-₹5,850 a quintal, while dollar chana (58/60 count) quoted at ₹4,800-₹4,850 a quintal.