|Title||Cultivated Area of Rice and Chili Pepper in 2022|
□ The cultivated area of rice totaled 727,158ha in 2022, which decreased by 0.7% from 732,477ha in 2021.
○ The cultivated area of rice showed a slight year-on-year decrease owing to the government policy to reduce the cultivated area of rice
and the drop in rice prices.
□ The cultivated area of chili pepper amounted to 29,770ha in 2022, which fell by 10.8% from 33,373ha in 2021.
○ The cultivated area of chili pepper showed a year-on-year decrease owing to the lack of labor force resulting from population ageing and
the drop in chili pepper prices.
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