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Horticulture exports rise to Rwf4.7b

Published on January 14, 2016

Rwanda’s horticulture industry fetched more than $6.1 million (Rwf4.7 billion) in the 11 months to November 2015, an increase from $4.3 million realised in the same period in 2014. This was an increase of 41.3 per cent, according to National Agricultural Exports Board report released last week. 

The sector exported 4.5 million kilogrammes of horticulture (fruits and vegetables) produce between July and November, generating $1.8 million over the period. If we compare horticulture revenue July-November 2015 ($1.8 million) to that of 2014 ($1.7 million) in the same period, we have an increase totaling $119,020 or 7 per cent above 2014 horticulture revenue. Read more. Source | New Times