Banana exports in Cameroon went up 27.8% year-on-year at the end of May. Overall, 16,505 tons of fruit were sold on the international market over the period. Market leader Plantations du Haut Penja (PHP) shipped 13,623 tons of bananas in May 2022, up 27.41% against 9,888 tons in May 2021.
The second exporter, public company Cameroon Development Corporation (CDC), recorded a 37.8% increase with 1,805 tons sold in May 2022, against 1,121 tons in May 2021. The minor player Boh Plantations Plc (BPL) followed the same trend, selling 179 tons more between the two periods (1,077 tons against 898 tons). That made an increase of 16.6%.