French¨Pea Exports Near Last Season

PARIS - Aug 8/18 - SNS -- France ended its 2017-18 marketing year with exports falling just shy of those recorded the porevious season, according to data from Eurostat and Terres Univia.

Export shipments during June totalled 16,775 metric tons (MT), down 6% from the 17,910 MT shipped the previous month, but 24% above the 13,540 MT shipped the same month last year. The season ended with export clearances down 2% from last year at 285,495 MT.

Belgium was the most important destination, taking 10,560 MT. Netherlands was the second most important destination at 3,120 MT, followed by Italy at 1,535 MT and Spain at 587 MT.