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Coffee, Oilseed Exports Generate $1.2b

July 27 , 2019

Exports of coffee and oilseeds has generated 1.2 billion dollars in the just-ended fiscal year. The commodities exported include coffee, green mung beans, white kidney beans, soya beans and sesame, according to data from the Ministry of Trade & Industry. Under-invoicing and growing contraband trade were mentioned as the main causes of the poor performance of the nation’s exports, as shown in declines of exports in the last couple of years. To tackle these problems, the Ministry will take measures against illegal exporters, including license revocation measures, according to Misganu Arega, state minister for Trade & Industry.


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