French Pea Exports Ease

PARIS - Jun 11/19 - SNS -- France's field pea exports eased in April, increasing the gap between this and last season's export movement, according to data from Eurostat and Terres Univia.

Export shipments during April totalled 14,775 metric tons (MT), down 39% the 24,370 MT shipped the previous month, and down 23% from the 19,310 MT shipped the same month last year. Season to date export clearances are down 31% from the previous marketing year.

Belgium was the most important destination, taking 9,425 MT. The Netherlands was the second most important destination at 1,600 MT, followed by Switzerland at 1,265 and China at 1,033 MT.