Việt Nam’s cashew exports to US up in two months

Cashew processing at the Mỹ Lệ Co in Bình Phước Province. Việt Nam gained year-on-year growth of 21 per cent in cashew exports to the US in the first two months this year. Photo

HÀ NỘI — Việt Nam’s cashew exports to the US in the first two months of the year rose by 21 per cent in volume to 17,900 tonnes and 3.6 per cent in value to US$126.2 million year-on-year, according to the General Department of Customs.

The department said the country exported a total volume of 50,700 tonnes of cashews worldwide, a year on year increase of 6.5 per cent, but value fell 8.4 per cent to about $357 million. 

The average export price of cashew nuts in the first two months decreased by more