Cambodia’s rice export slightly drops last year

Phnom Penh – Cambodia exported 626,225 tons of milled rice in 2018, a decrease of 1.5 percent over a year earlier, according to an official report released on Thursday.

Roughly 87 firms have brokered the country’s rice for 61 countries and regions across the world last year, said the report from the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export.

China is the biggest buyer of Cambodian rice, followed by France, Malaysia, Gabon, the Netherlands, and Vietnam, it said.

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