Vietnam biggest buyer of Cambodia’s mangoes

By Thi Ha   August 17, 2021 | 06:18 pm PT
Vietnam biggest buyer of Cambodia’s mangoes
Vietnam is the biggest buyer of Cambodia’s mangoes. Photo by Shutterstock
Cambodia exported 140,000 tons of fresh mangos, or 86.8 percent of its total exports of the fruit, to Vietnam in the first seven months of this year.

Citing data from the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, the Vietnam Trade Office said the nation exported 161,228 tons of mangos between January and July, a year-on-year surge of 248 percent.

Besides fresh mangos, Cambodia exported nearly 13,525 tons of mango jam, including 77 tons to Vietnam, 1,000 tons to Thailand and 11,000 tons to China in the seven-month period.

Cambodia, which cultivates mangoes on 126,668 hectares at present, exported 845,274 tons of mangos worth over $473.2 million last year, mostly to Vietnam, Thailand, China, South Korea, Singapore, Russia and France.

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