Cambodia: Mangoes and bananas are most promising as exports

Cambodia’s exports of yellow bananas surged to $168 million in 2021, compared with exports of $112 million in 2020 and $49 million in 2019. According to World Bank’s Cambodia Economic Update June 2022, several fresh fruit products, especially mango and yellow banana, have shown export growth last year.

In the first three months of 2022, yellow banana exports accelerated further, reaching $59 million. Similarly, the exports of mango products have also been increasing. Exports of mangoes reached $10 million in 2021, it pointed out.

However, it said the negative impacts of China’s zero-Covid-19 policy affected the non-rice agricultural commodity exports, especially banana and mango. The policy adversely affected mango and banana products exported inland via Vietnam to China.


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