Canada's Yellow Pea Exports Reveal Soft Performance



PANAMA - Oct 4/19 - SNS -- Canada's exports of yellow peas in August shrank versus the previous month, according to data from Statistics Canada.

Movement for the month totalled 93,246 metric tons (MT), down from 263,100 MT the previous month. This lifted shipments so far during the marketing year to 93,246, up 29% last year.

For the month, China was the biggest consumer, buying 85,190 MT. United States was the second most important consumer receiving 2,195 MT, followed by Nepal at 1,541 MT.