Lentil Imports By Turkey Post Strong Performance



PANAMA - Sep 16/19 - SNS -- Imports of lentils by Turkey posted huge gains, leaping versus the previous month in July, official trade data from Turkish Statistical Institute (TURKSTAT) shows.

Imports during the month reached 35,217 metric tons (MT), up from 13,614 MT the previous month. This increased imports so far during the calendar year to 183,063, down 8% last year.

For the month, Kazakhstan was the number one export origin, selling 15,544 MT. Canada was the second most important export origin selling 14,075 MT, followed by Syria at 5,144 MT.