Cambodia’s Rice Export Up 17% in First Ten Months

AKP Phnom Penh, October 31, 2020 —

Cambodia exported 536,305 tonnes of milled rice in the first ten months of this year, a 17 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

Figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries show that cambodia shipped 174,391 tonnes of milled rice to European countries, up 32 percent, and 194,441 tonnes others to the Chinese market, up 36 percent.

Rice export to ASEAN countries rose by 13 percent to 71,882 tonnes and to other markets 95,581 tonnes, the report read.

Cambodia also exported 1.4 million tonnes of paddy rice to neighbouring countries – Vietnam and Thailand.

Last year, the Kingdom shipped 620,106 tonnes to foreign markets.

By Chea Vannak