China's Kidney Bean Exports Maintain Weak Tone

PANAMA - Jan 13/20 - SNS -- So far during this calendar year extended a easier trend, with kidney bean shipments for China posted significant declines, slumping compared to the previous month in November, judging from official statistics from General Customs Administration of China.

Exports during the month reached 12,273 metric tons (MT), down from 17,230 MT the prior month. This boosted movement so far during the calendar year to 159,247, down 15% last year.

In the month, Italy was the number one destination, buying 3,300 MT. India was the second most important consumer taking 2,206 MT, followed by Costa Rica at 868 MT.