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Cambodia’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, has confirmed that the country has exported more than 350,000 tonnes of rice in the first five months of the year and it expects exports to total one million tonnes. 

The ministry has reported that milled rice exports to the international market have increased by more than 40 per cent in the first five months of this year to 356,097 tonnes compared to 250,172 tonnes during the same period last year.

Where the rice was exported to:

– The European market accounted for 122,010 tonnes

– The Chinese market bought 136,825 tonnes

– Asean countries bought 45,825 tonnes

– Other destinations accounted for 51,437 tonnes

Fragrant rice accounted for 289,287 tonnes, 62,779 tonnes exported was white long-grain rice and the remaining 4,031 tonnes of exported rice was long-grain parboiled rice.