In the first seven months of 2021, Cambodia exported a total of 5,032,968.60 tons of agricultural products to 64 countries, an increase of 2,342,981.39 tons, equivalent to 87. 10% compared to the same period in 2020 which was at 2,689,987.22 tons. This is according to the results of agricultural exports released on July 31.
According to the report, the estimated value for the first seven months of 2021 obtained from agricultural exports (price unit based on exporters’ invoices) was $2.96 billion, of which: Rice exports amounted to $261 million and agricultural exports other than rice amounted to $2.37 billion.
According to the report, overall agricultural exports in the first seven months of 2021 increased by 87.10%, of which non-rice products increased by 108.63% and rice exports decreased by -27.27% due to lack of containers for storage and increased shipping costs.
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