The mango fever: Cambodia exports more than 600 tons of mangos to China

Cambodia continues to fuel the demand for mangos in China with more than 600 tons of mangos exported to the country since May 2021.

This was reported by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The ministry reported that from May 202, Cambodia exported 638 tons of mangos to China. The ministry stated that demand for Cambodian mangos have continued to grow.

According to the ministry, the total amount of imports in the first half of the year amounted to $172.45 billion, which is an increase of 26 percent compared to the same period in 2020.

Exports stated that the Chinese market has great potential to be a new growth point in the export of fresh mangoes from Cambodia.

China continues to be a major trade and investment with Cambodia in the agricultural sector. Cambodia exports large amounts of longan, mangos, and other fruits to the country, and the ministry is aiming to expand the trade and markets of Cambodian exports to the China.

Mango exports to international markets is continually growing despite the pandemic. According to reports Cambodia exported 163,828 tons of mango in the first eight months of the year.

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Author: Khmer Times 

Source: Khmer Times 

January 14, 2022