Mozambique wants to export non-traditional products to European market

16 April 2010

Maputo, Mozambique, 16 April – Mozambique’s Institute for Export Promotion (Ipex) has launched seven pilot projects to test the export potential of non-traditional products to the European market, Radio Moçambique reported.

Funding of the project estimated at 1.2 million euros will be 63 percent covered by the Dutch Embassy in Mozambique, and the remaining 33 percent will be the responsibility of IPEX.

According to the director of IPEX, Cecília Candrinho, Mozambique plans to introduce products into its export range including mango, peanuts, pineapple, handicrafts, chillies and beans, as well as securing the indirect entry into the European market of cashew nuts. (macauhub)