France Jun pea exports down 6% on month at 16,775 tn.

Export of peas by France was down 6% on month in June at 16,775 tn. On year, however, the exports were up 24%. As of June-end, inventories of peas in France were estimated at 285,495 tn, down 2% on year. Belgium was the most important destination, taking 10,560 tn. Netherlands was the second most important destination at 3,120 tn, followed by Italy at 1,535 tn and Spain at 587 tn. India is one of the largest importers of peas in the world, but due to imposition of import duty last year, imports have declined substantially.