Mozambique’s cashew nut exports brought in $53 million in six months, more than the whole of last year, making it the country’s main agricultural product sold abroad, according to data compiled by Lusa last week.
According to a report from the Bank of Mozambique, the country exported agricultural products worth 562.3 million dollars (531 million euros) throughout 2022, including 51.7 million dollars (48. 7 million euros) in cashew nuts.
In the first quarter of 2023, this export amounted to 50.8 million dollars (47.9 million euros) and another 2.2 million dollars (two million euros) in the second quarter.
This performance already translates into the best year of cashew nut sales in Mozambique, which since 2016 has fluctuated between 14.8 million dollars (14 million euros) in 2018 and 51.7 million dollars (48.7 million euros) last year.
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