Bumper harvest in India drives down demand for Myanmar pulses

India says a bumper harvest of pulses and beans back home has driven down import demands, forcing New Delhi to impose restrictions on imports from Myanmar. “Price of pulses have come down in India because of the bumper harvest and that has led to quantitative restrictions on imports,” said an Indian embassy press release today. […]

Irregular pulse: bean market seesaws in 2013

It has been a surprising year for Mandalay’s beans and pulses market as some usually popular varieties are being sold at less profit than anticipated, while others have recorded unexpected price rises thanks to climate change-related declines in yield. The most noticeable surge in demand this year is for myae-htauk-pae (kidney beans), the price of […]