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Bulk Pea Exports Advance in March

WINNIPEG - Apr 29/21 - SNS -- The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) reports 227,700 metric tons (MT) field pea were loaded for export through licensed terminal and primary elevators which are required to report to it all grain movement in March.

The CGC data does not include exports from non-reporting locations. It is important to recall that the CGC data may not match official export data. The CGC counts product when it is loaded to ships, while Statistics Canada bases its calculations on the bill of lading date.

This lifted bulk export loadings for field peas to 2,093,900 MT so far this marketing year, up 26% from the 1,666,000 loaded during the same period in the previous marketing year.

Movement during the month was up 6% from the 215,400 MT shipped the previous month and up 148% from the 91,900 MT shipped the same month last year.

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