Cambodia’s Milled Rice Export in 2017 Increases 17 Percent

Cambodia exported 635,679 tons of milled rice to international markets last year, up 17.3 percent compared with a year earlier, according to the latest report of the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export Formality.

Cambodian milled rice were shipped to 63 countries around the world, said the report, pointing out that China is the biggest market by purchasing 199,857 tons, a 31.44 percent year-on-year increase, followed by France (77,363 tons) and Poland (44,023 tons), up 12.17 percent and 6.93 percent, respectively.

Malaysia is the fourth biggest market for Cambodian milled rice by importing some 38,360 tons last year.

During the period, 84 rice millers and rice exporters shipped milled rice to foreign markets, noted the report.

In 2016, some 542,000 tons of Cambodian milled rice were exported.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press