Cambodia Has Nearly 3 Million Tons of Milled Rice Surplus for Export in 2015

Cambodia had over 4 million tons of paddy rice (equivalent to nearly 3 million tons of milled rice) for export in 2015, said Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries H.E. Veng Sakhon, during an annual meeting here last week.

"Phka Romdoul" of Cambodia has been considered the world's best seed for three years in a row from 2012, he claimed.

Last year, Cambodia exported some 538,000 tons of milled rice to 60 countries around the world, mainly to the EU, China and ASEAN countries, H.E. Veng Sokhon said.

According to his report, in 2015, the country also exported up to 66 kinds of other agricultural products, up from 47 kinds the previous year.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Press