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Red Lentil Exports From Canada Reveal Slow Performance

PANAMA - Oct 6/20 - SNS -- Shipments of red lentils for Canada were well down, plunging compared to the previous month in August, recent data from Statistics Canada shows.

Exports for the month reached 138,085 metric tons (MT), down from 174,848 MT the prior month. This boosted shipments so far during the marketing year to 138,085, up 364% last year.

Recent trade statistics showed India was largest importer, buying 82,881 MT for the month. Turkey was the second most important consumer taking 27,254 MT, followed by United Arab Emirates at 20,412 MT.

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