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Bulk Pea Exports Jumped In February

WINNIPEG - Mar 29/23 - SNS -- The Canadian Grain Commission (CGC) reports 209,400 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 February.

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 for the marketing year to 1,308,200 MT, up 72% from the 761,100 loaded during the previous marketing year.

Movement during the month was up 68% from the 124,900 MT shipped the previous month and significantly higher than the 37,200 MT shipped the same month last year.

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