Cambodia Generates Over US$161 Million from Milled Rice Exports in First Four Months

AKP Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s rice exports in the first four months of this year reached 192,495 tonnes, generating over US$161.69 million.

 

The amount of rice exports saw a decline of nearly 36 percent compared to the first four months of 2020, pointed out a report of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries (MAFF).

 

Cambodia’s milled rice was shipped to 43 countries around the world, and China remains the biggest market by absorbing 54.42 percent of Cambodian rice, followed by 20 countries in Europe, four countries in ASEAN, and 18 other destinations, the source underlined.

 

Moreover, in first four months of this year, Cambodia’s milled rice was exported by 51 companies, it continued.

 

During the same period, it added, Cambodia exported 1,529,280 tonnes of paddy rice to neighbouring Vietnam, a year-on-year increase of some 73 percent, earning more than US$221 million.

 

 

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press