Over 6 million tons of rice exported in 10 months

Over 6 million tons of rice exported in 10 months


About 6.07 million tons of rice worth US$2.94 billion was exported in the first 10 months of 2022, up 17.2% in volume and 7.4% in value year on year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD).
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Cambodia’s rice exports up 17 percent in 10 months

Cambodia exported 536,305 tonnes of milled rice in the first 10 months of this year, a 17 percent increase compared to the same period last year, despite serious floods over the past month.

Farmers in the Mekong Delta provinces enjoy a bumper crop of rice. (Photo: SGGP)

Winter-spring rice production exceeds 10.7 million tons in Mekong Delta

The Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development (MARD) on March 27 held an online meeting to summarize preliminarily the winter-spring rice crop, deploy the production plan for the summer-autumn, winter, and autumn-winter rice crops this year in Southern and Mekong Delta provinces.
Vietnam exported 900,000 tonnes of rice worth US$410 million in January-February, up 27 percent and 32 percent, respectively. (Photo: VNA)

Rice export enjoys growth despite COVID-19

Rice is one of the rare commodities that is not being seriously affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, with both export volume and value increasing in the first two months of 2020.
Cambodia exported 398,586 tonnes of the food grain in the first nine months of 2019, up 2.3 percent year on year (Photo: The Phnom Penh Post)

Cambodia set to export rice to South Africa

Cambodia is set to export rice to South Africa, a new market, in the time ahead as a milled rice exporter has signed an export memorandum of understanding (MoU) with a partner from South Africa.