Mozambique’s Cabo Delgado province exports goods worth US$70 million

1 March 2006

Pemba, Mozambique, 01 March – The Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado in 2005 exported goods to the value of US$70 million, almost doubling the US$40 million in 2004, an official in Pemba has said.

According to the Provincial Directorate for Trade and Industry, the largest category of exports was wood, which netted the province US$22 million.

In second place was cotton, income from which totaled US$9 million in 2004 and rose to US$11 million last year.

Along with shrimp and cashew nuts, which together totaled US$2.7 million, the “other products” category contributed US$34 million. (macauhub)