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 20 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.

Global Pulse Day Event in Burkina Faso

Hugely successful Global Pulse Day event in Burkina Faso attended by over 50,000 people. Reinforcing the importance of passing UN World Pulse Day declaration in 2018.

GPC Contract #1

The new GPC Contract No.1 was designed to be fair to both buyers and sellers.

GPC Vice President Anurag Tulshan Elected to GAFTA Council

Global Pulse Confederation Vice President Anurag Tulshan was formally elected to The Grain and Feed Trade Association (GAFTA) Council. He is the first Indian ever elected to this position.

Mr. Tulshan stated from London today that we will foster th

GPC President Huseyin Arslan Receives Saskatchewan Distinguished Service Award

Saskatchewan Premier Brad Wall presented the Saskatchewan Distinguished Service Award to agricultural entrepreneur Huseyin Arslan, the executive chairman of AGT Foods and Ingredients, and President of the Global Pulse Confederation (GPC).

India Imposes 50% Tariff on Pea Imports

India’s Ministry of Finance’s Notification No. 84 /2017-Customs issued on November 8 confirms an immediate application of the bound tariff maximum of 50% on all imports of peas.

GPC Supports 17 Governments’ Call for Strengthening CODEX and Providing Farmers with Tools to Access International Markets

The Global Pulse Confederation (GPC) welcomed a joint statement issued this week from 17 governments participating in the 11th Ministerial Conference of the WTO.

Indian Government Extends Relaxation of Fumigation Regulations

The Government of India extended relaxation of fumigation regulations for methyl bromide treatment of imported pulses and other agricultural commodities until June 30, 2018.

EU MRLs for Pirimiphos Methyl on Pulses

Coceral has raised an issue in relation to EU Maximum Residue Level (MRL) of pirimiphos-methyl on pulses (beans, lentils, and peas). We would like to know if you are experiencing any difficulties in complying with these MRLs in the Pulses Sector.

Celebrate the Magic of Dal at the First British Dal Festival in Bristol in March 19-25

Full details are announced of the first British Dal Festival - a week of events across the city of Bristol between 19th and 25th March.The Festival will celebrate the magic of traditional dals of the Indian subcontinent alongside other pulse dishes

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In the past several months, India has imposed steep tariffs on pulse imports steering away practically all American sellers, article says.
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Australia: A slight increase in demand from Pakistan for Desi #chickpeas has injected some life into the market, but long-term it’s a wait and see approach.
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Thousands of hectares of the eastern Australia cropping belt lie fallow as drought takes hold and the winter sowing window begins to close. Only a fraction of this season’s intended plantings are in the ground, with much of that deep sown.
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India’s decision to increase import duty on U.S. #pulses will not impact domestic market prices of chana and masur dal, traders said.
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The meeting assumes a greater significance as India raised customs duties on 29 products including #pulses.