French Pea Exports Steady

PARIS - Mar 9/18 - SNS -- France's field pea exports remained focussed on European destinations in January, resulting in a drop shipment volumes, according from data available from Eurostat and Terres Univia.

Export shipments during the month totalled 12,160 metric tons (MT), up 9% from the 11,125 MT shipped the previous month, virtualy unchanged from the 12,210 MT shipped the same month last year. So far this season, export clearances are down 5% from last year at 196,880 MT.

Belgium was the most important destination, taking 6,900 MT. Germany was the second most important destination at 1,5770 MT, followed by Switzerland at 1,255 and Netherlands at 1,090 MT.