Cambodia has exported nearly 1 million tonnes of milled rice.
Agriculture Minister urges exporters to focus more on white rice exports.
Cambodia’s rice exports to international markets in August dropped drastically nearly 35 percent from 34, 032 tonnes.
Cambodian rice exports to the US could face full tariffs.
The Minister of Agriculture has claimed that the Kingdom’s milled rice exports to the international market are expected to reach 1 million tonnes this year.
44% of Cambodia’s milled rice was shipped to China, a 35% increase on same period.
Exports of Cambodian milled rice to the European Union saw a 126 percent increase despite Coronavirus outbreak.
Cambodia and Papua New Guinea (PNG) are negotiating a rice deal. Representatives from both countries met to work out the details of the agreement that will allow rice exports to the Melanesian country north of Australia.
Cambodia’s milled rice exports have increased compared with the same period last year, with China still the biggest importer of Cambodian grain.