The Global Pulse Confederation (GPC, formerly known as CICILS IPTIC) is the nonprofit association for the pulses industry value chain. GPC is headquartered in Dubai and licensed under the Dubai Government authority, Dubai Multi Commodity Centre (DMCC).



  • Enjoys membership from 24 national associations and over 600 private sector members.
  • Represents an industry worth over $100 billion at the retail level.
  • Pulses production is distributed in over 55 countries, and reaches over 80 million tonnes every year.

Ethiopia: 8th International Conference on Pulses and Oilseeds

Ethiopian Pulses, Oilseeds and Spices Processors - Exporters Association EPOSPEA announced the '8th International Conference on Pulses and Oilseeds' on November 23-24, 2018 in Addis Ababa. Registration sill start soon at

National Pulse Day in Peru

The Peruvian National Pulse Day will strengthen the connections within the pulse supply chain with focus on promoting core themes such as sustainability, gastronomy, and food trends.

Indian Government Extends Pea Import Restriction

The Government of India has extended the restriction on pea imports (including yellow, green, Dun and Kaspa) to September 30, 2018.

EU’s Response to GPC President Huseyin Arslan

Click on "Read More" for the response letter to GPC President Huseyin Arslan from EU Trade Commissioner Cecilia Malmström regarding imposition of tariffs on US dry bean imports.

Letter from GPC Regarding Proposed Increase in Duties on Pulses Imported from the U.S.

With the support of industry members, the Global Pulse Confederation continues to push for policies that ensure stable access to pulses - a healthy, affordable, and sustainable food choice.

Thanks for joining us at Pulses 2018!

The annual GPC Convention is the leading global pulse-based event in world. For Pulses 2018, we had attendance from over 40 countries in the world.

India Further Restricts Yellow Pea Imports

A new notification issued by the Indian Ministry of Commerce and Industry has set a 100,000 MT quantitative restriction on yellow pea imports until June 30.

British Dal Festival Celebrates the Magic of Dal

The British Dal Festival celebrated the magic of dal and similar pulse dishes from around the world, through events across Bristol, culminating in our Grand Dal Finale on Sunday 25th March.

India: Amendments on Chickpea Tariffs

The Government of India published new amendments on chickpea tariffs.

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Kazakhstan is tapping growing consumer demand for #organic crops to help it better compete in the food-export market. #OrganicCrops #Pulses
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Latest Alberta Crop Report shows, #crop growing conditions are 73% good to excellent, compared to the 5-year average (2013-2017) of 69% and the long term average (2004-2017) of 70%." #Pulses #CanadianAgriculture
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India: For the first time in five years, southwest #monsoon has revived groundwater level in Coimbatore District, Tamil Nadu.
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New Delhi: In thin trading, gram and its dal prices rose up to Rs 300 per quintal at the wholesale #pulses market today.