Field Pea Exports From Canada Record Soft Performance

PANAMA - May 9/19 - SNS -- Export shipments of field peas for Canada were well down, plunging versus the previous month in March, official data from Statistics Canada reports.

Movement reached 178,654 metric tons (MT) in the month, down 32% from the 261,818 MT exported the previous month. Export sales so far total 2,009,789 MT, compared to 1,779,790 in the same period the previous marketing year.

Bangladesh was the top importer, receiving 60,273 MT. China was the second most important buyer taking 51,402 MT, followed by United States at 22,751 MT.