Agriculture Minister Veng Sakhon said the export of fresh peppersCambodia's trend toward Thailand has in recent years been on the rise. However, in the first five months of this year, exports of fresh peppers to Thailand reached 30,852 tonnes.
In fact, in 2015, we have achieved 1,002 tons of rice, 1,490 tons in 2016, 1,750 tons in 2018, and 2018. Production reached 15,494 tonnes and reached 55,513 tonnes in 2019. In the first five months of this year, exports of fresh peppers to Thailand reached 30,852 tonnes.
But he said that the export of maize from Cambodia to several countries in the region and beyond Asia over the past year There has been a clear decrease in the trend in 2018, with 204,184 tonnes of maize being exported by 2019. Only 119,993 tons of rice, especially in the first five months of the year, exported to 35,636 tons, a decrease of 15,043 tons. The volume was -29.68% compared to the first five months of 2019, 50,679 tonnes.
Meanwhile, Cambodian maize production has increased steadily over the past four years, reaching 1,114,956 tons at In 2015, 1,063,677 tonnes were sold in 2018, 596,112 tonnes in 2017 and 333,058 tonnes in 2016. As a result, this has shown national pride and favor for the people and the government, despite seeing export figures of maize There has been a decline over this period because of the huge volume of red corn exported to the country. Domestic animal feed processing plant complies with the Royal Government of Cambodia 's policy to promote agricultural products processing and increase domestic animal husbandry, including: Implement the Cambodian policy of increasing the import tax on imported corn.