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Rwanda Cereals & Grains Fetch U$1.5m in Weekly Exports

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Rwandan cereals, grains and flour are highly being sought after by traders within the region and as far as the middle east.

Last week alone(Jan,28-Feb,3) Rwanda exported Cereals, grains & flour with a combined revenue fetched worth U$1,534,281 and shipped to DRC, UAE and South Sudan.

Other agri-products exported included; Animal products-U$218,367, Roots & tubers-U$231,874, Pulses-U$214,560, Oleaginous-U$915,642 and an assortment of other worth U$175,827.

Rwanda coffee currently is on top of the list as the leading foreign exchange earner by raking in U$2,796,579 from 489.6MT sold at U$5.7/Kg. The main buyers of Rwanda’s coffee include; South Arabia, UAE, and France.

Data for Rwandan tea exports for last week: (Jan, 28 – Feb, 3) indicate that over 505.2MT of tea were exported to Pakistan, UK, and Egypt and earned the country U$1,379,321.

Meanwhile, National Agricultural Export Development Board (NAEB) said on Monday that Rwanda exported 426.3MT of horticultural products (fruits, vegetables & flowers) valued at U$970,852. These products were shipped to DRC, UAE, UK, Netherlands, Germany, and Nigeria.

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