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Rwanda ships out 157 tonnes of horticultural products

Over 157,347Kg of Rwanda’s horticultural products worth US$387,297 were shipped out of the country to destinations in Europe, Central and West African countries, according to Rwandafresh Brand.

Last week we exported 157,347Kg of horticultural products worth US$387,297.

In the just concluded week, revenues fetched from horticultural exports increased by 7.8% compared to the previous week.

According to Rwandafresh Brand, the countries largely importing Rwandan horticultural products include; Holland, DRC, UK, Dubai and Germany. Other destinations include; Belgium, Congo Brazza, France, Nigeria and Ghana.

Also read: Rwanda and Afrexim Bank secure deal on continental fund for export development

Meanwhile, last week Rwanda also exported 258,380Kg of Coffee worth U$911,624.

According to records, 90% of the exported coffee was fully washed, 3.9% semi-washed and 3.9% triage among others. The coffee was mainly exported exported to China and US.

Considering Rwanda’s performance in the Tea Sector, the country last week shipped out 698,584Kg of tea and fetched U$1,956,035. The consignment was highly dominated by black CTC of primary grade. Main countries of destinations included Pakistan, Kazakhstan and Sudan.

Original article on Taarifa Rwanda

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