Malawi starts Mango exports to India

Malawi has finally found a Mango market in India after months of talks and now Malawi Mangoes company has to export 150 metric tonnes of the fruit every year.

India starts importing mangoes from Malawi

Malawi Mangoes officials confirmed the deal, saying this will boost the country’s economy as well as create more jobs in Salima in a quest to meet the demand.

Indian newspapers say the government of India recommended the mangoes from Malawi because are similar to that of the Asian continent in taste and texture.

India is short of mangoes from October to December and the coming in of the Malawi Mangoes will fill in the gap.

Negotiations for the mango deal started way back since the India-Africa Forum and Malawi has been chasing the market since then.

The deal was finally sealed after the coming of the Indian vice president to Malawi last week.

Officials from the Malawi government were tight lipped on this exciting business news.

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3 years ago

This is worrisome. Until today Malawi fails to make fruit juice and still export raw produce like fresh mango? Shame!

Alhomwe tsankho
Alhomwe tsankho
3 years ago

That’s good news for us as a country.

3 years ago

The deal was done during the Vice President Hon Chilima’s visit to India earlier this year

chimanga Chaponda
3 years ago

Malawi Government officials are tight lipped because they are planning where to steal from. Asanabe amakhala kaye ndwiiiii kuiwelenga

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