French Pea Exports Open Slower

PARIS - Sep 11/18 - SNS -- France started its 2018-19 marketing year with exports dropping below the first month of the previous season, according to data from Eurostat and Terres Univia.

Export shipments during July totalled 17,110 metric tons (MT), up 2% from the 16,830 MT shipped the previous month, but down 15% from the 20,240 MT shipped the same month last year.

Belgium was the most important destination, taking 11,340 MT. Netherlands was the second most important destination at 7,840 MT, followed by Spain at 1,775 MT and Italy at 1,405 MT.