USDA Buys 5,990 MT Pulses
KANSAS CITY - Apr 19/19 - SNS -- The USDA's Commodity Credit Corporation office here confirmed the purchase of 5,990 metric tons (MT) of pulses for shipment as food aid.
Under terms of USDA PL-480 food aid tender invitation 200006001 the USDA is buying pulses packed in 50 kg bags.
Purchases are for shipment from interior plants between May 16 to June 6 and/or June 7 to June 28 for plants located at port.
Canada's Field Pea Exports Start With Strong Tone
PANAMA - Apr 17/19 - SNS -- At this point in this marketing year on their a stronger tone, with field pea movement from Canada were up significantly, rising relative to the previous month in February, according to statistics from Statistics Canada.
Export sales reached 261,806 metric tons (MT) for the month, up 37% from the 191,074 MT shipped the previous month. Movement so far total 1,831,115 MT, compared to 1,588,721 during the previous marketing year.
Current trade data showed China was largest destination, taking 113,720 MT during the month. Bangladesh was the second most important buyer buying 85,831 MT, followed by United States at 19,677 MT.
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