Banana shipments dropped 2,000 tons month-on-month in December 2018

Africa Link Special Reports

CAMEROON – Banana exporters in Cameroon shipped a total of 15,605 tons during the last month of 2018, nearly 2,000 tons down the 17,137 tons shipped in November.

Of this volume, PHP, the local unit of Marseille Fruits Company and leader of the banana market in Cameroon, accounted for more than 90% or 14,343 tons. Boh Plantations shipped 1,262 tons, down its 1,316 tons in November 2018.

Meanwhile CDC, the second largest employer after the State, is still not active on export segment due to a shut down in activities ignited by separatist claims in the southwest where the company owns plantations.