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Pulse Report: Ukraine pea exports increase by 77 per cent

By Commodity News Service Canada

Winnipeg, Jan. 9 (CNS) – Pea exports from Ukraine increased
by 77 per cent so far in the 2017/18 season, according to a
story by UkrAgroConsult. Ukraine has exported 16 per cent more
peas to India than in the previous season, as well shipments to
Turkey increased by 64 per cent. There has also been strong
demand from the European Union, with pea exports to the EU
increasing by 69 per cent.
The wholesale pulse market in India is holding steady,
according to a report on India.com. Pulse prices moved in a
narrow range on alternate bouts of trading, settling around
previous levels. According to traders, sufficient stocks have
positioned against sporadic demand which mainly kept pulses
unchanged.
Pulse bids in Western Canada are mixed, according to the
Prairie Ag Hotwire. Green and yellow pea prices increased by 25
cents to fall between $6.25 to $8.25 per bushel and $5.75 to
$7.25 per bushel, respectively. Richlea #1 lentils fell by two
cents to sit between 27 to 28 cents per pound. While French #1
lentils fell by six cents to 31 to 32 cents per pound.

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