Despite the lull in economic activities in the country, Cambodia’s agriculture exports persist, with the country exporting its cashew nuts to 12 major markets.
From January to August, Cambodia exported cashew nuts to 12 international markets in Asia, Europe, and Africa. According to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, during this period country exported to Vietnam, China, Thailand, Japan, India, India, South Korea, the United Arab Emirates, the Netherlands. Bangladesh, Laos, Togo and the United Arab Emirates.
The country recorded a harvest of 876,521 tons of cashew nuts, an increase of 340.61 percent. Cambodia exported most of its cashew nuts to China and Thailand, with 3,639.50 tons exported to China and 3,230.40 tons to Thailand. The country did not export much to UAE and Togo with exports to both countries amounting to lesser than 1 ton.
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