Cambodia working on climate resilient rice industry

Cambodia’s rice sector is working on transformation on the framework of climate resilience within the rice industry to get more competitiveness in the market, Sang Saran, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489808/cambodia-working-on-climate-resilient-rice-industry/

Cambodian pepper looks for market in Malaysia

The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF) has sought ways to promote Cambodia’s peppercorn in the Malaysian market, stressing that this ASEAN nation has potential for organic pepper. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489150/cambodian-pepper-looks-for-market-in-malaysia/

Battambang bounces back with surge in rice production

Cambodia generated revenue of $870 million from both rice and paddy exports of which 80 percent of the revenue was generated from paddy export while only 20 percent came from rice, a sum of 2.64 million tonnes in the first four months this year. ...

Nhean Chamrong
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501489140/battambang-bounces-back-with-surge-in-rice-production/

$30M credit guarantee scheme for rice inked

The state-owned Credit Guarantee Corporation of Cambodia (CGCC), Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) and participating financial institutions (PFIs) signed an agreement on the $30 million Rice Export Guarantee Scheme (REGS) to help millers stockpile rice for milling, processing, exporting and making local value-added products. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501487226/30m-credit-guarantee-scheme-for-rice-inked/

Cambodia earns $170 million from rice exports

In the first four months this year, Cambodia exported 248,491 tonnes of rice worth $170.2 million, a report by the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) showed yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501485203/cambodia-earns-170-million-from-rice-exports/

Use domestic rubber as raw material, PM tells tyre factories

Prime Minister Hun Manet has asked all tyre factories in the country to use domestic rubber as raw material inputs, creating a market for rubber plantation farmers even as two more tyre factory projects have received in-principle approval for investment in Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501480753/use-domestic-rubber-as-raw-material-pm-tells-tyre-factories/

Cashew nut processing competition pioneered to bolster local industry

Under a fresh initiative supported by the Department of Agro-Industry, a subsidiary of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF), cashew farmers and processors nationwide will compete to win the top spot for local cashew nut production quality and capacity. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474741/cashew-nut-processing-competition-pioneered-to-bolster-local-industry/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501469151/rice-exports-earn-123-million-in-q1/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501453280/cambodias-rice-export-down-7-2-pct-in-first-2-months-of-2024/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447879/agriculture-ministry-seeks-to-stabilize-rice-producers-prices/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-ready-to-stabilise-rice-prices-in-case-of-necessity

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501444693/salt-production-up-nearly-150-percent-in-2023/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-enhances-salt-marsh-management-in-kampot-kep

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501426861/agreement-to-promote-non-deforested-cashew-value-chain-in-mondulkiri/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501422987/kingdom-exports-first-shipment-of-milled-rice-to-uae/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rising-exports-global-renown-fuel-rice-sector

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501420730/usaid-helps-improve-cambodian-cashew-value-chain/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501420426/cambodia-exports-over-100-tonnes-of-kampot-pepper/

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
https://kiripost.com/stories/milled-rice-exports-increase-3-in-2023

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501420104/cambodia-exported-656000-tonnes-of-cashew-earning-837-million-in-revenue-in-2023/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501419211/two-provinces-suspend-rice-growing-due-to-water-shortage/

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501418883/international-rice-prices-up-21-percent-in-2023/

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/milled-rice-exporters-optimistic

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
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cac-eyes-funding-for-cashew-shell-biofuel-production

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