A total of 601.045 tonnes of Cambodian milled rice have been exported to foreign markets during the first eleven months of this year.
Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) shared the update in a report yesterday, adding that the figure shows an increase of 86.896 tonnes or 16.90 percent compared to the same period last year.
Cambodia’s milled rice was exported to 60 countries around the world, including China, 24 countries in the European Union, six countries in ASEAN, and 29 other countries, and 72 companies engaged in the exports, it pointed out.
The rice exports saw an increase in all destinations compared to 2019; that is, 39.09 percent to China, 31.35 percent to the EU, 13.01 percent to ASEAN nations, and 16.55 percent to other foreign markets, it added.
In November alone, a total of 64.740 tonnes of Cambodia’s milled rice, a year-on-year increase of 15.18 percent, were shipped to foreign markets.
Source: Agency Kampuchea Press