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Vietnam’s cashew nut exports to China surge in nine months

2019-10-10 10:36:23 Release

Vietnam’s cashew nut exports to China surge in nine months 

Vietnam exported 42,199 tons of cashew nuts worth USD 327 million to China in the first eight months of 2019, up 60.8 percent in volume and 35.4 percent in value year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade. 

  

Vietnam's cashew nut exports to China grew 35.4 percent in value in the first eight months of 2019

The US, China and the Netherlands were the three biggest cashew nut importers of Vietnam in the period. 

The export to China recorded strong growth due to trade tensions between China and the US, said the Agro Processing and Market Development Authority under the Ministry of Agricultural and Rural Development. 

The authority advised businesses to focus on improving quality of products and ensuring food safety to boost exports to foreign markets. 

Vietnam earned USD 2.4 billion from exporting 328,000 tons of cashew nuts in the first nine months of 2019, up 20.9 percent in volume but down 5.5 percent in value year-on-year. 

 (Source: VNA)