Agriculture

Agricultural commodities, processing and products

Milled-rice exports surge 43% in Jul-Sept

Cambodia exported 130,248 tonnes of milled rice in July-September valued at more than $81 million, representing a 42.95-per-cent rise in volume from the 91,115 tonnes posted in the same period last year, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) reported earlier this week. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/milled-rice-exports-surge-43-jul-sept

Agricultural exports up 46 percent in first nine months

Some 3,894,485 tonnes of agricultural products, besides milled rice and paddy rice, have been exported to foreign markets during the first nine months of this year, despite the global COVID-19 crisis. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50945748/agricultural-exports-up-46-percent-in-first-nine-months/

Droughts caused about $100 million in rice-production losses

Rice production losses caused by droughts came to an estimated $100 million in the Kingdom, a Ministry of Environment report said. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50943617/droughts-caused-about-100-million-in-rice-production-losses/

Spice community ready to enter into Mena region

The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF), in collaboration with USAID-funded Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II project (Harvest II), on September 20 virtually launched the “Export Mission to the Middle East and North Africa” programme. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spice-community-ready-enter-mena-region

Kingdom in rubber forecast project

Cambodia has signed an agreement on a project to assess and forecast the impact of climate change and labour availability in natural rubber production chains in Southeast Asia, to promote growth and development in the regional sector, according to the General Directorate of Rubber on ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-rubber-forecast-project

Paddy exports surge as milled rice sales falter

Cambodia earned over $685 million from rice exports to international markets in the first eight months of 2021, as the volume of paddy sold abroad nearly doubled year-on-year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/paddy-exports-surge-milled-rice-sales-falter

AFD provides $1.8m grant to protect rubber sector in Cambodia

The Agence Française de Développement (AFD) and the Cambodian General Directorate of Rubber on Friday signed an agreement for a $1.8 million (1.5 million euro) regional grant to anticipate the possible effects of climate change and agricultural labour scarcity within the rubber industry in Southeast ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930382/afd-provides-1-8m-grant-to-protect-rubber-sector-in-cambodia/

More Cambodian farm produce enters Vietnam

Cambodia exported much bigger volumes of agricultural products to Vietnam in the first eight months of this year, said the Vietnam Trade Office in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50930456/more-cambodian-farm-produce-enters-vietnam/

Cambodia’s pepper exports soar over 500 percent in first eight months

Cambodia has exported 24,847 tonnes of pepper to foreign markets in the first eight months of this year, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928495/cambodias-pepper-exports-soar-over-500-percent-in-first-eight-months/

Cashew exports grows by 340 percent

Figures from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries show that from January to August 2021, Cambodia exported about 876,521 tonnes of cashew products to foreign markets, a significant increase of 340 percent compared to the same period the previous year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50928483/cashew-exports-grows-by-340-percent/

Kingdom’s largest rice exporter leads farmers in diversifying crops

Amru Rice, Cambodia’s largest producer and exporter of the grain, is working with its farmers to diversify beyond the country’s largest agriculture product and grow other foodstuffs, including black pepper, cassava and cashews. ...

Husain Haider
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926884/kingdoms-largest-rice-exporter-leads-farmers-in-diversifying-crops/

Race against time for Chinese approval of longan shipments

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Pailin Longan Association (PLA) are fast-tracking negotiations for market access to China in a race against time to reach a prompt and meaningful resolution to the plight facing longan growers before peak harvest season. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/race-against-time-chinese-approval-longan-shipments

Vietnam biggest buyer of Cambodia’s mangoes

Cambodia exported 140,000 tons of fresh mangos, or 86.8 percent of its total exports of the fruit, to Vietnam in the first seven months of this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50921620/vietnam-biggest-buyer-of-cambodias-mangoes/

Cambodian researchers to launch new rice variety shortly

Cambodian rice researchers will soon release a new rice variety more resilient to climate change that produces significantly better yields than conventional rice types. ...

Sar Socheat
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920852/cambodian-researchers-to-launch-new-rice-variety-shortly/

Cambodia sees cultivation of rainy season rice surpass target

The total amount of cultivation of rainy season rice has achieved more than 2.6 million hectares or 101.90 percent of the yearly plan. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50919987/cambodia-sees-cultivation-of-rainy-season-rice-surpass-target/

Four firms pushing to fatten pig imports to meet demand

Four live pig importers submitted a joint letter to the ministries of Economy and Finance, and Commerce requesting a tender in principle to bring in hogs from abroad to better cover domestic market demand. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/four-firms-pushing-fatten-pig-imports-meet-demand

Prime Minister to the rescue of longan farmers

The government has come up with a subsidy scheme to help longan farmers in Battambang and Palin provinces to overcome their inability to export their fruits to Thailand following China placing an indefinite ban on Thai longan over contamination with mealybugs. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918075/prime-minister-to-the-rescue-of-longan-farmers/

Rice sector gets $50M boost for summer-autumn season

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) members have received about $50 million in loans for working capital to buy paddy from farmers during the ongoing early-rice, or summer-autumn harvest season, which is expected to yield nearly three million tonnes, according to a senior CRF official. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-sector-gets-50m-boost-summer-autumn-season

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