Cambodia’s rice exports up over 13% in eight months

Cambodia exported 389,000 tonnes of milled rice in the first eight months of 2022, netting more than 242.80 million USD, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation.
Farmers harvest rice in Cambodia. (Photo: AFP/VNA)
Farmers harvest rice in Cambodia. (Photo: AFP/VNA)

The total rice export increased over 13% compared to the same period last year.

Of the Cambodian milled rice exported, 65.8% were fragrant rice of various types while white rice accounted for almost 30%, parboiled rice and organic rice for over 2% each.

China remains Cambodia's biggest importer with 44%. It was followed by France with 15%, Malaysia with 6%, the Netherlands with 4%, Italy, Gabon, and Brunei with 3% each, and the rest 22% covered by 48 other countries.