Lentils mr. peter wilson

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Lentils Panel by Mr. Peter Wilson, CEO Australia Milling Group & Chairman, Pulse Australia Limited. Presentation at The Pulses Conclave 2014 by India Pulse & Grains Association, IPGA

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Lentils mr. peter wilson

  1. 1. The Pulses Conclave 2014 “Lentil Panel” Grand Hyatt Goa, India February 20 2014 Peter Wilson Chief Executive Officer – Australia Milling Group Chairman – Pulse Australia Limited
  2. 2. Panel Members      Sunil Baldewa – Siliguri Associates – India Harsha Rai – Mayur Global – India Rav Kapoor – CEO ETG – Canada Neeraj Dhawan – Mega Grain – India Gerald Donkersgoed – ILTA Grain - Canada
  3. 3. Lentil Supply Snapshot Major Lentil Producers Pulse Australia/Statpub/ABARE 2,500,000 Metric Tonnes 2,000,000 1,500,000 1,000,000 500,000 Canada India Turkey 2010 USA 2011 Australia 2012 2013 Syria 2014 Bangladesh Morocco Pakistan
  4. 4. Lentil Supply and Disposition Pulse Australia/Statpub/ABARE 6,000,000 5,000,000 4,000,000 3,000,000 2,000,000 1,000,000 - Total Production Carry-in 2010 Total Supply 2011 2012 2013 Demand 2014 Ending Stocks
  5. 5.  Market Structure  Indian yield seems to be flat lining and production in decline.        Any value for lentils? If so, where should it be based? Supply and Demand outlook    What’s changing? What influences green and red lentil prices in India and other key markets. Varietal or genetic direction that suppliers/origins should be focused upon? Changes to Indian export ban….import whole, export processed? Market disruption or not? The role of futures markets   Why? Has investment dropped in pulse breeding and extension? Consumption patterns in key export markets.   Discussion Panel comments Audience participation. Audience questions to the panel.

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