Cambodia Earns Over US$170 Million from Milled Rice Export in First Four Months

Cambodia shipped a total of 248,491 tonnes of milled rice to international markets in the first four months of this year, the Cambodia Rice Federation said in a report AKP received on May 8.

The country bagged over US$170 million from the rice export during the January-April period, it added.

The Kingdom’s rice was exported to 60 countries and regions around the world by 48 exporters, said the report, adding that major buyers of Cambodian milled rice during the said period included EU countries, China and its Autonomous Regions, and ASEAN members countries.

Rice varieties the country exported included fragrant rice, long grain white rice, parboiled rice, organic rice, and so on, the report pointed out.

In addition, Cambodia generated more than US$693 million in revenue from border-traded paddy rice of some 2.42 million tonnes during the four-month period.

In 2023, the Kingdom exported over 656,000 tonnes of milled rice worth US$466 million, marking a 3 percent growth in volume and 13 percent in value co
mpared with 2022.

The Cambodia Rice Federation has set an ambitious goal to export at least a million tonnes of milled rice by 2025.

Source: Agence Kampuchea Presse