Cambodia exported a total of 1,599,922.37 tonnes of major non-milled-rice agricultural products in the first two months of this year. According to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon, this amounts to an increase of 569,493.88 tonnes or 55.27 per cent compared to the same period in 2020. The ministry listed 43 such products on the roster of exports; these were sold to 25 countries and territories.
Cassava chips, fresh cassava and paddy weighed in at 802,451.56 tonnes, 154,750 tonnes and 287,850 tonnes respectively, Sakhon said. He noted that 559,033 tonnes of these three products did not pass through phytosanitary control posts.
Cashew nuts, red corn kernels, fresh bananas, fresh mangoes, fresh chillies, palm oil and rice bran reached 79,473.51 tonnes, 78,856.14 tonnes, 75,645.57 tonnes, 43,680 tonnes, 32,417.12 tonnes, 7,176.69 tonnes and 6,250 tonnes, the minister said.
As reported to phnompenhpost.com, the remaining 33 other products clocked in at 31,371.25 tonnes.
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