Cashew Industry News

The latest news from the African cashew industry.

16 Jan, 2018

The National Cashew Association of Nigeria says Nigeria earned N144.7 billion ($402 million) from the export of raw cashew nuts to Vietnam and other countries in 2017.
Sotonye Anga, the spokesperson for the association, said this on...

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11 Jan, 2018

The auction of 1,164 cashew zones spread across 11 talukas is set to begin from January 17. The excise department has fixed the dates for auctioning of these zones and is keeping its fingers crossed anticipating...

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11 Jan, 2018

It exported 353,000 tonnes, representing a year-on- year increase of 23.8 per cent in value and 1.9 per cent in volume, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development.

The US, the Netherlands and China remained the...

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10 Jan, 2018

December 2017- The International Nut and Dried Fruit Council (INC) has launched its 2018 Annual Call for Research Projects (300,000 Eur) and Annual Call for Promotion and Dissemination Projects to help better understand the health benefits of nuts and dried fruits and spread...

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8 Jan, 2018

The Chief Executive Officer of the Ghana Export Promotion Authority, Gifty Klenam has launched the national cashew mass spraying exercise in the Wenchi municipality of the Brong Ahafo region to increase...

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8 Jan, 2018

The  National Cashew Association of Nigeria(NCAN) National Publicity Secretary, Mr. Sotonye Anga, has canvassed  increased spread of Export Processing Zones to replicate the impacts the initiative has had in states they have been situated.

According to him, the...

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8 Jan, 2018

The figure represents a 23.8 percent rise compared to the value in 2016.The largest consumers of Vietnamese cashew were the US, the Netherlands and China with market shares of 35 percent, 15.6 percent and 12.9 percent, respectively. Strong growth in export revenue was seen in Russia (56.3 percent), the Netherlands (44.7 percent), Thailand (41.4...

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14 Dec, 2017

According to preliminary statistics of the General Department of Customs, in the first 11 months of 2017, exports of cashew nuts of the country increased 1.1% in volume and 23.7% in turnover over the same period. last year, reached 323,834 tons, equivalent to 3.21 billion USD; In particular, in November exports decreased 3.3% in volume and decreased 2.6% in turnover compared with...

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14 Dec, 2017

Thus, for Binh Thuan province to achieve the same cashew production as while the area of ​​cashewnut has not increased (about 17 thousand hectares), it is necessary to increase productivity from 2 to 2.5 times compared with current at the rate of 12 to 15 quintals per hectare. Binh Thuan is one of...

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14 Dec, 2017

Government has announced plans to introduce an export levy on raw cashew nuts (RCN), aimed at promoting domestic processing of the commodity by discouraging excessive exports, Gifty Klenam, CEO of...

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