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Phnom Penh (VNA) - Cambodia exported 271,500 tonnes of rice in the first six months of 2018, down 5.9 percent from 288,500 tonnes over the same period last year.

China is the top rice buyer of Cambodian, followed by France, Poland, the Netherlands and the United Kingdom, the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export said in its latest report.

Cambodia exported 62,100 tonnes of rice to China in the half of this year, down 34 percent from the same period last year.

Last year, Cambodia shipped abroad 635,679 tonnes of rice, an increase of 17 percent from a year earlier.-VNA