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Madagascar: The production of clove in the island in good shape in 2014




Madagascar: The production of clove in the island in good shape in 2014
Producers of clove in the island are currently proceeding to the harvest of 2014 which are under the best auspices in terms of production of essence of clove oil in Madagascar.
 
The current price of cloves purchased directly from producers for export of cloves has thus increased and is currently estimated at some 25,000 ariary * while in 2012 the course fluctuated between 18,000 and 20,000 ariary, as reported by the newspaper Les Nouvelles of the Madagascar.
 
As a reminder, the production of Malagasy cloves represents 20% of the world market share and caters among other Singapore, the India, the Vietnam, United Arab Emirates and the United States.
 
In 2013, Madagascar customs services have registered a production of 12.473 tons against 22.104 tons three years ago.
 
* One euro roughly equivalent to 3.299 ariary



Antso Rajaona


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