Canada's Green Lentil Exports Post Slow Month



PANAMA - Mar 6/19 - SNS -- Canada's export shipments of green lentils during December dropped compared to the previous month, judging from data from Statistics Canada.

Shipments totalled 39,949 metric tons (MT) in the month, down 17% from the 48,256 MT shipped the previous month. Shipments so far total 220,740 MT, versus 200,797 in the same period the last marketing year.

Morocco was the top consumer for the month, buying 5,439 MT. Algeria was the second most important consumer taking 4,623 MT, followed by United Arab Emirates at 4,028 MT.