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Britain's wheat imports running behind last season

LONDON, Nov 17 (Reuters) - Britain's wheat imports rose in September but are still running well behind last year's pace, customs data showed on Thursday.

Wheat imports for the month totalled 128,337 tonnes, up from 78,233 tonnes in August.

Canada was the largest supplier in September, shipping 60,953 tonnes.

Cumulative imports since the start of the 2022/23 season on July 1 totalled 342,684 tonnes, down from 631,980 in the same period a year earlier.

Canada has been Britain's largest supplier in the 2022/23 season so far, with shipments of 131,574 tonnes. (Reporting by Nigel Hunt Editing by David Goodman )

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