Going bananas over Cambodia’s exports as demand sees nearly 350,000 tons exported in first nine months

In the first nine months of 2021, Cambodia exported 343,812 tons of fresh bananas, an increase of 46 percent compared to 2020. It exported 300,000 tons of bananas to China, more than 40,000 tons to Vietnam, 533 tons to Japan and 480 tons to Singapore. Hun Lak, director of Longmate Agriculture, a company that invests in growing bananas in Kampot province, was quoted by Fresh News saying the increase in fresh banana exports was due to good relations between Cambodia and China, which made the export of Cambodian bananas directly to the Chinese market much easier…

October 20th, Khmer Times