A report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries shows that Cambodia exported a total of 1.4 million tons of non-rice agricultural products to foreign markets during the first five months of this year, despite the global COVID-19 crisis. These agricultural products included cassava, cashew nuts, corn, banana, mangos and pepper.
The export of bananas reached 121,415 tons; a 172 percent increase. The report also stated that the export of fresh mangos and pepper saw an increase of 50 percent and 22.6 percent to 44,099 tons and 2,527 tons, respectively.
During the first five months of 2020, Cambodia exported 22,762 tons of yellow bananas, wherein 14,414 tons to Vietnam and 8,348 others to China.
The update was provided by Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries when inspecting the progress of agro-industrial crop development of Long Sreng International Co., Ltd. recently in Kampong Cham province.