A follow-up to the recent post on the Textiles subject map. This jersey=sweater is made by the Weft Knitting Company in Christchurch, New Z...
Source: http://www.maritimenz.govt.nz/images/Incident-area/Salvage6-small.jpg. Maritime New Zealand. (All images in the incident gallery ...
Saturday, 3 April 2010
A Nut Resource
Did you know that Vietnam has a 37% dominance of the world cashew market? I didn't until I read this article by Leo Lewis which was reprinted in the Dominion Post on March 27, 2010 on p.C9: http://business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/business/industry_sectors/consumer_goods/article7071629.ece
The major producers of raw cashew nuts are: India, Brazil, Vietnam, West Africa and East Africa and the
top 14 countries producing Cashew Nuts (in alphabetical order) are: Benin, Brazil, Ivory Coast, Guinea-Bissau, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Malaysia, Mozambique, Nigeria, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Tanzania, Thailand, Vietnam, Pakistan. Source: http://www.cashew.in/
Vietnam has just opened an electronic exchange floor for trading cashews.
If you are looking for information on other export products, check out the ELIS catalogue resources at: