Canada's Lentil Exports Maintain Strong Performance

PANAMA - Jul 3/19 - SNS -- Canada's shipments of lentils during May posted solid advances, advancing versus the previous month, judging from data from Statistics Canada.

Export sales totalled 181,848 metric tons (MT) in the month, up 33% from the 136,393 MT exported the previous month. Movement so far total 1,645,564 MT, compared to 1,276,030 during the previous marketing year.

The biggest buyer for the month was Pakistan, buying 43,007 MT. India was the second most important destination buying 40,134 MT, followed by Turkey at 14,651 MT.