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Over 58,000 tonnes of Cambodian mangoes exported in 2019

Mangoes ready for export. Supplied

Cambodia exported more than 58,000 tonnes of mangos to various international markets in 2019 and is mulling the expansion and diversification of the exports.

The export figure – 58,161.16 tonnes of mangos to be exact – was shared recently by Penn Sovicheat, Under Secretary of State and Spokesperson at Ministry of Commerce.

The market for 2019 mango export, he continued, included China, France, Thailand, Vietnam, Malaysia, and Japan.

United Kingdom, New Zealand, the Czech Republic, Belgium, Australia, Switzerland, Canada, Kazakhstan and Russia are also potential mango markets of Cambodia.

According to the spokesperson, the mangos were exported both directly and through neighbouring countries, and Cambodia exported fresh mangos as well as mango jams.

The Ministry of Commerce is also considering to broaden international markets for Cambodia’s mangos and to further diversifying the products for exports. AKP

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