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Cashews: Côte d’Ivoire partially lifts export ban

June 11, 2024 at 11:04 AM , Der AUDITOR
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YAMOUSSOUKRO/NEW DELHI. World leading producing country Côte d’Ivoire has partially lifted the export ban for raw cashew nuts (RCN). Cambodia has upped exports to Vietnam. India faces a mixed season.

Ban with opposite effect in Côte d’Ivoire

As CommodAfrica reports Côte d’Ivoire partially lifted the trade embargo for raw cashew nuts as of 10 June. According to a statement issued by the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Food Production on 7 June the lifting only concerns stocks held by exporters. Apart from this, exporters are still prohibited from purchasing and shipping RCN overseas. The ban was introduced at the start of May with the aim of boosting local processing.

Yet, as processors complain, this ban ca

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