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.

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.

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.

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