PHNOM PENH, Dec. 8 (FN) -- Cambodia had exported 107,091 tons of milled rice to China in the first 11 months of 2016, up 16.5 percent from 91,883 tons over the same period last year, the latest report said Thursday.

The report released by the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export showed that China is the top buyer of Cambodian rice, followed by France and Poland.

According to the report, the Southeast Asian country had sold a total of 479,689 tons of milled rice to 64 countries and regions during the January-November period this year, representing a 5-percent rise over the same period last year.

Cambodia is an agrarian country with some 80 percent of the population being farmers. Last year, the country produced over 9 million tons of paddy rice, according to figures of the Ministry of Agriculture.