Chilli exports up 95% in first five months

Cambodia's fresh chilli export saw a dramatic rise during the first five months of this year, according to the statistics shared recently by Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. From January to May 2021, 56,507 tonnes of fresh chillies have been exported, a 95% increase YoY. Meanwhile, the Kingdom exported 600 tonnes of dried chillies, a decline of 50 percent compared to the same period last year. The biggest market for Cambodian chillies is Thailand, followed by the United Arab Emirates. Chilli is grown everywhere in Cambodia, especially in the provinces along the Mekong, Bassac, and Tonle Sap Rivers, including Kandal, Kampong Cham, Kampong Chhnang, etc. (Source: Khmer Times)

Economy & Industry

04th June 2021


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