How does Chalgoza reach Bazaar from the mountains of Waziristan KPK

The Taliban's (control) rule in Afghanistan has not had as much of an impact on the price of chilgoza as is thought. It is the traders themselves who are responsible for the rise in chilgoza prices, which has led to a decline in prices by destabilizing the chilgoza market.This was to say that the country, which trades in

Chalgoza reach Bazaar from the mountains of Waziristan KPK

e 'free market' of Bannu, is a good country, which is worried about falling  chilgoza prices of chickpeas.

The country of South Waziristan has been involved in chilgoza business for 22 years.

He told civil rights that "goods come to the free market from Afghanistan, Waziristan, Gilgit and Chitral and then from here it is  chilgoza supplied all over the world including Pakistan and China."

"This market was originally built for Chalgoza in Waziristan and goods are brought to this market from there."

According to 2018 figures from Pakistan's Ministry of Industry and Trade, more than 90% of Pakistan's chickpeas are produced in South Waziristan (approximately 5,000 metric tons chilgoza  per year).

In South Waziristan, from Shakai to  Angor Ada, the mountains are full of chilgoza trees and 20% of the area is covered with chilgoza trees.

Similarly, 20% of all forests in Pakistan are covered with Chalgoza trees while most of these trees are located in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Balochistan, Gilgit, Pakistan-administered Kashmir and Murree Hills in Punjab.

Regarding the stages that the chickpea crop goes through before it hits the market, Naik Amal said that "the first stage of chickpea harvesting takes place from August 20 in hot areas and from August 28 to September in cold areas."

"In-some area-s of Chitral & Chila's, the harvest time's  exten-ded till  mounth-October."

When the harvest is ready, the country is given these forests on contract according to good deeds and the contractors go to the mountains of Waziristan with thousands of laborers.

Naik Amal said, “Every season, 20,000 to 30,000 laborers work to harvest the chickpeas. They climb trees and use their hands to pick up sticks and sticks are used where there is difficulty.

Car filling phase,

These corners are then loaded onto trucks or trucks and transported to the free market in Bannu.

The goods are kept in the market for 10, 15 days after which the process of extracting the chickpeas starts.

After a few days, it opens in September with the help of a seasonal star.

"Whoever opens it with the help of the cold of the night, this star and the sun of the day, then he is put on a bed and beaten with the help of a stick so that the chilblains start falling down."

chilgoza tree pakistan

chilgoza trees

The bidding stage chilghoza

After the chilgoza is released, traders from China and all over the country bid here and buy chilgoza.

After purchase, the cone is divided into two parts, one of which is supplied to the market with only nuts (without shells) and one with shells.

"Only nuts without shells are supplied to Central Asia and Europe, while the rest of the raw materials are mostly supplied to the Chinese and Pakistani markets."

What is the reason for the fall in prices chilgoza?

Malik Naik Amal said that due to poor harvest in the season, the price of chickpeas decreases and as a result the chilgoza prices go up. On the contrary, the price goes down when there is more wealth due to a good harvest.

"There is a lot of buzz in the market right now, which is why  chilgoza prices are low."

However, according to the country's good practice, one of the main reasons for  chilgoza price fluctuations is our own traders because when they go to China and place an order, for example, they pay 4,000 per kg, but when the sample reaches there, here The rate falls in the  chilgoza Pakistani market.

Now the rate given in China is not the actual rate because here the rate is lower but in China the higher rate is given and when it is supplied to China, then the rate here decreases then the Chinese people think that Pakistan I have reduced the rate, so they buy less goods.

According to him, the leftover chickpeas are spoiled because they lose moisture and also lose weight.

"Who gets strength from the rain in the mountains and the crop is good but it gets sick from the sun, the grain gets smaller and gets worse," he added.

According to Malik Naik Amal, Pakistan's Chilgoza is preferred in China. Apart from Pakistan, Chilgoza is grown in Europe, South America, Europe and Asia and has been used for thousands of years.

There are about 20 species of chickpeas all over the world and in 2018, more than 22,000 metric tons of chickpeas were produced worldwide, of which 39% originated in China.