Agricultural Exports Up 46 Percent in First Nine Months

Some 3,894,485 tonnes of agricultural products, besides milled rice and paddy rice, have been exported to foreign markets during the first nine months of this year, despite the global COVID-19 crisis.

The figure represents an increase by 46.47 percent compared to the same period in 2020, pointed out a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries.

According to the source, the exported agricultural products included cassava, cashew nuts, corn, fresh banana, pomelos, mangos, pepper, chili, and so on.

While the export of corn, tobacco, and mixed vegetables saw a decline, that of fresh chili, fresh banana, pomelos, mango products (fresh, jam, syrup), cashew nuts, soybeans, beans, and pepper increased sharply, from 45 to over 500 percent, it underlined.

In brief, the report said, from January to September Cambodia exported almost 100 types of agriculture products, apart from milled rice and paddy rice, to different countries around the world, generating an estimated income of about US$2,710 million.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press