Some 626,000 Tons of Milled Rice Exported in 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, January 10, 2019 —

Cambodia exported 626,225 tons of milled rice throughout 2018, according to a report from Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export Formality.

The mentioned amount of rice was shipped to markets in 62 countries – of them China was Cambodia’s largest market buying 27.17 percent or 170,154 tons of the export, its added.

France and Malaysia are the second and third biggest importers of Cambodia’s milled rice, buying 86,050 tons and 40,861 tons of it respectively.

Of the exported milled rice, fragrant rice covers 78.82 percent or 493,597 tons, while the rest were long grain rice and parboiled rice.

The exports recorded in 2018 were done by 87 rice exporters. Cambodia shipped 635, 679 tons of milled rice to foreign markets in 2017.

By Sovann Mongkul