From January to mid-December 2020, Cambodia has exported approximately 945,274 tons of fresh mangoes to foreign markets, with an estimated total value of some $473,207,000. These figures were revealed in a preliminary report on the progress of major agro-industrial crop production in 2020, by Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.
Although the report did not specify the export destinations, it made clear that there were 47 exporting companies, while 48 others –33 companies, 3 communities, and 12 farm owners– have applied for the mango export to international markets.
More than 100,000 hectares of land in Cambodia are being used to grow mangoes, especially in Kampong Speu, Kampot, Battambang and Banteay Meanchey provinces, and about 1.5 million tons of the fruit could be harvested annually.
Khmertimeskh.com explains that Cambodia’s fresh mangoes are mainly exported to markets in the European Union, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam.
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