China Buys More Than 159,000 Tons of Cambodian Rice

AKP Phnom Penh, October 03, 2019 —

China remains the biggest market for Cambodia’s milled rice by exporting in total 159,054 tons in the first nine months of this year, pointed out a report of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

The figure represents 39.71 percent of the total amount of rice exported to foreign markets by the Kingdom, as of the third quarter of 2019.

From January to September, Cambodia has exported some 400,562 tons of milled rice or about 1,426 tons per day.

Besides China, other major markets for Cambodian milled rice were Europe which bought 136,027 tons or 33.96 percent; and ASEAN nations, 53,347 tons or 13.32 percent.

By Khan Sophirom