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Cashews catching on

Cashews catching on

A woman picks cashews on a plantation in Batheay district in Kampong Cham province. Prices for cashew nuts have increased this year, as demand on the international market increases. Cashew exporter Agro-star said prices have increased to about US$2,000 per tonne, an increase of $100 since March. Government officials said the price increase could lead to more areas under plantation.

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