Pulses import at Mumbai port up 6% on year to 125,603 metric tonne in September.

The import of pulses at Mumbai’s Nhava Sheva port in September increased 6.3% on year to 125,603 metric tonne. The imports of chana and urad surged this year to 79,667 metric tonne and 14,784 metric tonne, respectively. The chana imports in September were largely from Australia, one of the leading exporters of the pulse to India. Tur imports declined and that of urad and moong increased last month despite restrictions imposed by the government.