Cashews: January exports achieve excellent result

February 18, 2021 10:55 AM, Der AUDITOR
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HANOI. Vietnamese market players report that exports got off to a very good start in 2021. They are also venturing initial forecasts for the new crop.

Exports up 78%

Latest data from Vietnam shows that cashew exports got off to an extremely good start in January 2021; 45,000 mt of cashew kernels were shipped overseas in the first month of the new year, according to the General Department of Customs, representing a volume increase of over 78% and a value increase of nearly 52% compared to January 2020. In the whole of 2020, exports amounted to 511,000 mt worth USD 3.19 billion, according to estimates by the Import-Export Department at the Ministry of Industry and Trade. The USA (30.9%), China (15.9%) and the N

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