Rice exports earn $123 million in Q1

Cambodia exported 166,451 tons of milled rice in the first quarter (Q1) of 2024, down 5.7 percent from 176,581 tons in the same period last year, a report from the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) showed. ... ...

Chea Vanyuth

Cambodia’s rice export down 7.2 pct in first 2 months of 2024

Cambodia had exported 90,153 tons of milled rice in the first two months of 2024, down 7.2 percent from 97,153 tons over the same period 2023, said a Cambodia Rice Federation’s report released on Saturday. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

Agriculture ministry seeks to stabilize rice producers’ prices

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) is exploring mechanisms seeking to stabilize local rice producers’ sale prices in the event of temporary declines caused by market fluctuations. ... ...

James Whitehead

Ministry ready to stabilise rice prices in case of necessity

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced that it has mechanisms in place to stabilise rice prices if necessary with a special financing package, particularly in the event of sharp, temporary declines. ... ...

Van Socheata

Salt production up nearly 150 percent in 2023

Kampot and Kep provinces produced 81,154 tonnes of salt last year, 148.9 percent increase over 32,900 tonnes in 2022, a Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation report showed. ...  ...

Chea Vanyuth

Kingdom enhances salt marsh management in Kampot-Kep

Prime Minister Hun Manet has urged Kampot and Kep provincial authorities to diligently manage and preserve salt marshes to sustain and enhance salt production. Manet emphasised the necessity of managing and conserving salt marshes, given the government’s classification of the product as a strategic commodity, during ...

Hin Pisei

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

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

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

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

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

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

Cambodia’s garments and agricultural products continue to drive export growth

Cambodia’s export sector has demonstrated resilience, with a slight increase of 1.2 percent in exports during the first 11 months of 2023. According to a report released by the General Department of Customs and Excise, the country exported goods worth $20.5 billion, compared to $20.24 ...

Khmer Times Staff

Collaboration aims to bolster Cambodia’s cashew sector

The Cambodian government, European Union (EU), and Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) have joined forces to provide technical assistance for cashew cultivation, aiming to enhance the cashew industry's growth and sustainability in the country ... ...

Mon Sokeo

Cambodia makes $1.2 bln from exports of raw cashew nuts, rubber in 10 months

Cambodia earned a total of $1.2 billion from the exports of raw cashew nuts and dry rubber during the first 10 months of 2023, according to official reports on Wednesday. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff

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