In December 2021, Cameroon exported 20,631 tons of banana in. The figure is up by 9.7% year-on-year. This performance was spurred by Plantations du Haut Penja (PHP), a subsidiary of the French group Compagnie fruitière de Marseille. During the period, the latter’s banana exports grew by 1,616 tons year-on-year, up +10%.
State agribusiness firm CDC, which is the main victim of the anglophone crisis shaking the Southwest and Northwest since 2016, is gradually recovering from its woes. In December 2021, it exported 1,377 tons of banana, against 1,164 tons a year earlier revealing an increase by 213 tons.