Cambodia exports over 200,000 tonnes of bananas in five months

Cambodia shipped some 205,024 tonnes of Cavendish bananas to foreign markets from January to May, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

China is the biggest market for Cambodia’s fresh bananas by importing nearly 180,000 tonnes, followed by Vietnam (25,113 tonnes), Singapore (480 tonnes) and Japan (333 tonnes).

Banana is a Cambodian key agro product exported to international markets together with rice, rubber, cassava, cashew nut, corn, pepper, bean, mango and vegetable.

Last year, the country exported over 300,000 tonnes of fresh banana abroad, generating some 450 million USD as income.

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