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Global macadamia production continues to grow, with Kenya's exports to China surging 20 times

Published Apr 24, 2024

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Recent data from the World Macadamia Organization reveals a promising outlook for the global macadamia nut industry, with an anticipated production increase of over 10% by 2024, reaching 319,306 tons despite a temporary dip in 2023 in countries like Australia, Kenya, and Guatemala. China's imports from Kenya have notably surged, growing 20.8 times in the past three years. Kenya, in particular, is expected to recover with a 12% production boost in 2024, thanks to favorable weather conditions improving both yield and quality. This growth underscores Kenya's rising prominence and competitiveness in the international macadamia market, with a significant portion of its produce being exported.
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The recent production data of major producing countries released by the World Macadamia Organization shows that global production is expected to continue to increase, and the production of the top macadamia nut producing countries will all increase by more than 10% in 2024. Based on the moisture content of 3.5 % of shell nuts, global macadamia nut production in 2022 will be 298,914 tons. Although the production of Australia, Kenya and Guatemala will decline to varying degrees in 2023, the global total production will still increase to 319,306 tons. Although China's production in 2022 and 2023 will be 62,500 tons and 56,000 tons respectively, China's macadamia nut imports are still growing rapidly. As the world's third largest macadamia nut exporter after Australia and South Africa, Kenya has in recent years The growth rate of exports to China is particularly alarming. Chinese customs statistics show that in 2021, China imported about 100 tons of unshelled macadamia nuts from ...
Source: Guojiguoshu
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