Pakistan: Mango export season begins
Mango export has started in the country on Saturday with an ambitious target of 175,000 tonnes, which is 52 percent higher than the previous season’s target of 115,000 million tonnes.
Export of mango this season is expected to fetch $60 million.
The Ministry of Commerce granted permission to exporters to start export across the country.
400MT of mangoes has already been distributed to European and Gulf countries, where demand has been growing.
According to All-Pakistan Fruit and Vegetable Importers-Exporters and Merchants Association (PFVA) Chairman Waheed Ahmed, mango production is expected to reach 1.55 million tonnes.
A rise in demand, home and abroad, is expected to coincide with Ramadan, during the second week of July.