Cambodia boosts rice exports 25% to 46,221 tonnes in Jan

Cambodia exported 25.2 percent more milled rice to 46,221 tonnes this January, compared to the previous year, as per a Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF)’s report. This resulted in a 13 percent year-over-year rise in income to the exchequer of $32.6 million from rice exports in ...

Rachel David

Agriculture now 22 per cent of GDP

Despite being challenged by natural disasters, climate change and global crises, agriculture sector contributed about 22 per cent of Cambodia’s gross domestic product (GDP) in 2023, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Dith Tina. ...

Van Socheata

Agreement to promote non-deforested cashew value chain in Mondulkiri

USAID Morodok Baitang and Olam Outspan (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. have reached a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the promotion of non-deforested value chains in KeoSeima district, Mondulkiri province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Bühler Group of the Swiss Confederation promises to bring Leading Modern Technology into Agricultural Development in Cambodia

Director of Quality Management and Grain Supply of Bühler Groupis interested in expanding the company’s investment by bringing modern technology to develop agriculture in Cambodia, from the process of cultivation and harvesting to processing for exporting abroad. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Kingdom exports first shipment of milled rice to UAE

Kingdom has exported milled rice to the United Arab Emirates (UAE), the first batch of 60,000 tonnes, grabbing a new market for Cambodia’s rice. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Rising exports, global renown fuel rice sector

After experiencing positive growth in 2023, the Cambodian rice export market is expected to continue its upward trajectory in 2024. However, factors such as weather conditions and shipping costs may cause some disruptions. ...

Hin Pisei

ASF outbreak unconfirmed

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said the recent series of dead pigs could not definitively be attributed to African swine fever (ASF), noting that expert officials had taken samples for testing in Phnom Penh. ...

Kim Yutharo

USAID helps improve Cambodian cashew value chain

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is partnering with the Cambodia Cashew Federation to improve Cambodian cashew value chain through the Cashew Export Development Programme. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia exports over 100 tonnes of Kampot pepper

Cambodia exported 103 tonnes of the renowned Kampot pepper, registered as a Geographical Indication in the European Union, last year, recording a decrease of 11 percent compared to 2022, a report of the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association showed yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Kampong Leng farmers get permission to grow dry season rice

The Council of Ministers and the Kampong Chhnang Provincial government have granted temporary permission to people living in Zone 3 protected area near Tonle Sap Lake in Kampong Leng district, Kampong Chhnang province to cultivate dry season rice for one season. ...

Torn Vibol

Milled rice exports increase 3% in 2023

In 2023, Cambodia exported more than 656,000 tons of milled rice worth $466 million​, marking a three percent growth in volume and 13 percent in value compared with 2022, according to Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...

Yatt Malai

Cambodia exported 656,000 tonnes of cashew, earning $837 million in revenue in 2023

Cambodia exported $837 million worth of raw cashew nuts in 2023, a year-on-year decrease of 16.9 percent, according to the Cashew Nut Association of Cambodia’s report on Monday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Two provinces suspend rice growing due to water shortage

Kampong Chhnang and Pursat provinces have told farmers to suspend rice cultivation during the forthcoming dry season due to the lack of water to irrigate the rice fields. ...

Tith Kongnov

International rice prices up 21 percent in 2023

International rice prices climbed 21 percent last year amid climate concerns and the fallout from Indian export curbs, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Milled rice exporters optimistic

Cambodia  exported over 656,000 tonnes of milled rice in 2023, marking a 3% increase from the previous year and generating over $465 million in revenue, a rise of 13%, as reported by the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), the Kingdom’s apex rice industry body. ...

Van Socheata

Tina leading efforts to see off challenges to meat sector

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries convened a meeting to discuss issues related to meat production in Cambodia. The participants sought to devise solutions to the current market, which has seen lower than normal prices. ...

Van Socheata

Investment in processing for local products urged by Tina

Agriculture minister Dith Tina describes how Cambodia is in need of upstream investors to provide capital for the machinery needed to add value to the Kingdom’s agricultural export products. ...

Van Socheata

CAC eyes funding for cashew shell biofuel production

Six Chinese companies have expressed interest in establishing cashew processing plants in Cambodia, with one specialising in producing Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL), according to the Cashew Nut Association of Cambodia (CAC). ...

Van Socheata

Cambodia set to continue export duty incentives in rubber sector

Cambodia is set to offer tax incentives for another two years on rubber exports, starting from January 1, 2024, aiming to encourage cultivation and support growers and exporters in the face of declining prices due to a drop in international demand. ...

May Kunmakara

Cambodia earns $790 million from rubber article exports

Cambodia earned $789.75 million from the exports of rubber and articles made of rubber in the January to November period of 2023, recording an increase of 74.5 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the latest trade data of the General Department ...

Manoj Mathew

Hot weather, dry season looms as agriculture ministry calls for more climate-resilient crops

The temperature in Cambodia is expected to rise starting February to early May, with highs of 41 degrees Celsius, the Ministry of Water Resources and Meteorology said, urging the public, especially those in rural areas, to use water sparingly. ...

Seoung Nimol

ARDB loans helping rice price stabilisation

Loans issued by the state-run Agriculture and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) have contributed towards stabilising the market price of rice apart from enhancing processing facilities and boosting exports, according to Aun Pornmoniroth, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy and Finance. ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cashew processing plants set to expand exports

Two internationally-backed cashew processing plants are slated to begin operating in Kampong Thom province, with a potential export manufacturing capacity of more than 20,000 tonnes per year. ...

Van Socheata

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