Hun Lak, Longmate Agriculture director discusses banana investment prospects.
Beong Ket Rubber Plantation Company has started banana shipments to the Chinese market, becoming one of the first local companies to export the fruit to the East Asian giant.
Longmate Agriculture is shipping banana containers to China through Vietnam to prepare for its first direct shipment to the East Asian giant, a company representative said.
Longmate Agriculture plans to export about 30,000 tonnes of yellow banana to China.
The government yesterday gave the green light to a Chinese-owned firm, Longmate Agriculture Co Ltd, to invest in a banana plantation in Kampot province.