Cashews: Vietnam's producers in trouble

May 11, 2021 8:40 AM, Der AUDITOR
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HANOI. Both the import of RCN and the export of processed kernels are currently causing concern for market players in Vietnam. On the European spot market, this is not yet noticeable in terms of prices.

Shipments severely delayed

Vietnamese market players are currently confronted with a wide variety of difficulties, which together have a major impact on the cashew trade. Even the procurement of RCN is complicated. Some of the nuts grown in Vietnam have been severely damaged by heavy rainfall and pest infestation, so that large quantities have to be imported from West African growing countries. The worldwide container shortage is making itself felt here; RCN deliveries that were announced for April and in some cases even for March cannot be

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