In 2020, Cambodia exported $4.037 billion in agricultural products, according to data from the Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The exports included rice, cassava, cashew nuts, mango, banana, Pailin longan, and many other goods.
Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries shared a number of sub-category export totals as well. The kingdom exported $2.17 billion in subsidiary crops (cassava, cashew nuts, mangoes, banana, Pailin longan, pepper and other crops).
The 2020 volume of exports in subsidiary crops was 7.2 million tonnes of cassava, 230,981 tonnes of cashew nuts, 947,628 tonnes of fresh mangoes, 333,143 tonnes of bananas, 102,280 tonnes of longan, 5,079 tonnes of pepper with other crops accounting for 555,706 tonnes in shipments.
Ngoun Lay, president of the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association, said more than 60 tonnes of pepper were exported to foreign markets, including the EU, the US, Japan, South Korea and Hong Kong. He added that the total production of Kampot pepper this year was around 80 tonnes. Lay also said that some pepper remains in stock.
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