Figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries show that Cambodia shipped 174,391 tons of milled rice to European countries, up 32 percent, and 194,441 tons others to the Chinese market, up 36 percent.

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Rice export to ASEAN countries rose by 13 percent to 71,882 tons and to other markets 95,581 tons, the report read.

Cambodia also exported 1.4 million tonnes of paddy rice to neighboring countries - Vietnam and Thailand.

Last year, the Southeast Asian country shipped 620,106 tons to foreign markets.

Source: VNA