Continued Strong Bulk Pea Movement
WINNIPEG - May 22/17 - SNS -- The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) reports 418,200 metric tons (MT) field pea were loaded for export through licensed terminal and primary elevators which are required to report to it all grain movement in April.
The CGC data does not include exports in containers or from non-reporting terminals. It is important to recall that the CGC data may not match official export data. The CGC counts product when it is loaded to ships, while Statistics Canada bases its calculations on the bill of lading date.
The CGC reports exports are up 224% from the 129,100 MT shipped the same month last year and up 8% from the 389,000 MT loaded for export the previous month.
Bulk Lentil Movement Dips in April
WINNIPEG - May 22/16 - SNS -- The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) reports 33,100 metric tons (MT) lentils were loaded for export through licensed facilities which are required to report to it all grain movement in April.
The CGC reports 1,100 MT were shipped the same month last year, while movement is down from the 72,500 MT shipped the previous month.
This lifted bulk loadings for the marketing year to 700,600 MT, compared to 591,200 MT during the same period last season.
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