Canada's Yellow Pea Exports Sustain Solid Performance

PANAMA - Jul 2/20 - SNS -- Export shipments of yellow peas for Canada made modest gains, rising versus the previous month in May, official data from Statistics Canada reports.

Movement during the month totalled 340,909 metric tons (MT), up from 306,348 MT the previous month. This increased export sales so far during the marketing year to 2,668,071, up 28% last year.

China was the top buyer, receiving 210,483 MT. Bangladesh was the second most important buyer taking 123,895 MT, followed by Philippines at 1,063 MT.