Milled Rice Export Up 22 Percent

AKP Phnom Penh March 03, 2020 —

Cambodia’s export of milled rice rose by 22 percent in the first two months of this year, to 136,499 tons, figures from Cambodia Rice Federation showed.

In breaking, it pointed out, China is the biggest market for the Kingdom’s milled rice, importing 27,186 tons, a 33 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

Shipment of milled rice to the European Union countries increased by 126 percent, to 22,753 tons during the period, the report read, adding that the export to ASEAN market reached 19,347 tons, a 119 percent increase.

Last year, Cambodia exported some 620,000 tons of milled rice to international markets.

By Chea Vannak