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Exports of milled rice from Cambodia more than doubled in the first five months of this year. 

A farmer scatters rice seeds in a paddy near Ang Tasoam town, south of Phnom Penh. Cambodia's milled rice exports soared by more than 100% in the first five months of this yea. (AP file photo)

The Phnom Penh Post cited data from the Council of the Development of Cambodia as saying the country exported 146,854 tonnes of milled rice from January to May, a 127% increase year-on-year.

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