Canada's Red Lentil Exports Continue Strong Performance

PANAMA - Mar 6/19 - SNS -- So far during this marketing year are keeping up a firmer performance, with red lentil export shipments from Canada made major advances , moving upward relative to the previous month in December, according to official statistics from Statistics Canada.

Export sales during the month totalled 77,993 metric tons (MT), up from 65,203 MT the prior month. This lifted movement so far during the marketing year to 394,238, up 52% last year.

Current trade data reported United Arab Emirates was top importer, buying 21,120 MT in the month. Sri Lanka was the second most important consumer taking 5,589 MT, followed by India at 5,497 MT.