Field Pea Imports From China Record Slow Month

PANAMA - Mar 14/19 - SNS -- Imports of field peas by China eased compared to the previous month in December, the most recent data from General Customs Administration of China reveals.

Total imports during the month amounted to 192,212 metric tons (MT) , down 16% from the previous month's total of 229,339. So far imports have totalled 2,083,711 MT, up from 1,288,815 during the last calendar year.

Canada was the number one supplier for the month, shipping 191,255 MT. Australia was the second most important origin supplying 329 MT, followed by United States at 321 MT.