Rice exports increased from 205,717 tons in 2012 to 378,856 tons in 2013 as a result of high demand from the European Union as well as countries in Asia, according to figures released Thursday by the Ministry of Agriculture. France imported the most Cambodian milled rice, followed by Poland, Malaysia, the Netherlands, China and Thailand, according to the figures. Hean Vanhorn, deputy director general of the Ministry of Agriculture’s general department of agriculture, said about 9.34 million tons of paddy rice were harvested last year, up from 9.29 million in 2012. Mr. Vanhorn said an award that ranked
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