Australia's Lentils Exports Reveal Soft Month

PANAMA - Aug 4/20 - SNS -- At this point in the current marketing year recorded a weaker month, with lentils shipments for Australia were slightly lower, falling compared to the previous month in June, according to official statistics from Australia Bureau of Statistics.

Total movement throughout the month reached 66,496 metric tons (MT), down 5% from the previous month's total of 70,060. So far exports have totalled 534,455 MT, up from 216,305 during the last marketing year.

Bangladesh was the most important destination, receiving 29,790 MT. India was the second most important destination taking 19,299 MT, followed by Sri Lanka at 5,793 MT.


Broadbean Exports From Australia Post Easy Performance

PANAMA - Aug 4/20 - SNS -- At this point in this marketing year revealed a weaker performance, with broadbean movement for Australia were well down, plunging compared to the previous month in June, according to official trade data from Australia Bureau of Statistics.

Export sales reached 15,402 metric tons (MT) during the month, down 50% from the 30,997 MT shipped the previous month. Movement so far total 280,370 MT, compared to 256,056 in the same period the last marketing year.

Egypt was the biggest buyer, taking 5,958 MT. United Arab Emirates was the second most important buyer buying 1,755 MT, followed by Saudi Arabia at 1,690 MT.

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Moderate Decline in Dry Bean Crops

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