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.

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.

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

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New Delhi: Chana prices rose 0.33% to Rs 4,222 per quintal in futures trade Friday. #PulseMarket
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Saskatchewan: Many producers were able to return to the field last week. 78% of the crop is now in the bin, up from 73% last week but behind the five-year (2013-2017) average of 84% for this time of year.
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Australia: New pulse varieties will be on display at the Wimmera Pulse Field Day later this month. #PulseMarket
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Government policy and a good soil moisture profile are boosting prospects for India’s upcoming rabi crop of pulses. #PulseMarket
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Scientists say a pulse revolution is taking place in India. #PulseMarket
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