Key Market Indicators
India is expected to be the biggest chickpea producer in the world over the next five years. Production is projected to reach 12 million metric tons by 2026, registering a compound annual growth rate of 1.7%. This is an increase from 10.8 million metric tons in 2021. Since 1966, India has seen an average growth rate of 8.8% in chickpea production year-on-year. Myanmar, Russia and Ethiopia follow India in the global rankings.