PHNOM PENH, Dec. 10 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia exported 562,237 tons of milled rice in the first 11 months of 2017, up 17 percent compared with the same period last year, according to the latest report on Sunday.
China is still the top buyer of Cambodian milled rice, followed by France and Poland, said the report released by the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export.
Export to China accounted for 165,000 tons, or 29.3 percent of the total exports, during the January-November period this year, the report said.
Cambodia is expected to sell 200,000 tons of rice to China this year and up to 300,000 tons next year.
The Southeast Asian country produces over 9 million tons of paddy rice a year. With this amount, it has over 3 million tons of milled rice for annual export.