Rubber sector nets $221.7M

Cambodia exported 132,174 tonnes of natural rubber worth $221.67 million in the first half of this year, up by 7.18 per cent and 38.12 per cent year-on-year in volume and value, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-sector-nets-2217m

$4 million generated from cassava exports per year

Cambodia generates from $3.5 to 4 million a year from the exports of fresh cassava and cassava starch and chips, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ​​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50876487/4-million-generated-from-cassava-exports-per-year/

Wildlife-friendly IBIS Rice project growing

The wildlife-friendly rice project implemented by Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS Cambodia), which was started in 2008 in Preah Vihear province, has expanded to three more provinces as of this month – Stung Treng, Ratanakkiri and Mondulkiri. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/wildlife-friendly-ibis-rice-project-growing

Pepper exports increase 200% in first five months

Some 7,461 tonnes of Cambodian pepper were exported to foreign markets from January to May 2021, according to Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50867270/pepper-exports-increase-200-in-first-five-months/

Up to three million tonnes of dry-season paddy rice harvested

Some 2.93 million tonnes of paddy rice farmed during the dry-season were harvested in the first five months of this year and 1.60 million tonnes exported, a year-on-year increase of about 751,496 tonnes compared to 2020. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50862577/up-to-three-million-tonnes-of-dry-season-paddy-rice-harvested/

Cassava, cashew nut, mango exports to Vietnam up almost 149%

Cambodia exported more than 1.11 million tonnes of cassava, cashew nuts and fresh mangoes to Vietnam in the first three months of 2021, up by nearly 149 per cent despite the two countries tightening their borders over fears of the spread of Covid-19. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-cashew-nut-mango-exports-vietnam-almost-149

Unseasonable rainfall melts salt production hopes

This year’s salt market will not be as strong as it was last year, with yields and prices expected to drop, according to salt producers in Kampot province. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/unseasonable-rainfall-melts-salt-production-hopes

Local rice producers sell at discount

A number of Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) member companies have reduced retail prices of milled rice by 10,000-20,000 riel ($2.50-5) per 50kg sack to participate in government efforts to improve people’s livelihoods during the ongoing two-week coronavirus lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Takhmao town ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-rice-producers-sell-discount

Milled-rice exports plunge 33% in Q1

Cambodia exported 153,688 tonnes of milled rice in the first quarter (Q1) of this year, representing a 77,260-tonne or 33.45-per-cent drop from the 230,948 tonnes posted in January-March 2020, according to Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/milled-rice-exports-plunge-33-q1

China demand stretches rubber prices

The prices of Cambodian natural rubber latex on international markets have risen by more than 10 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter, driven by rising demand from China, according to a senior official of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-demand-stretches-rubber-prices

Czech firm ramps up pepper orders

Czech-Cambodian firm EU Land and Pepper Investment Co Ltd has vowed to buy 50 per cent of all produce cultivated by its contracted smallholder growers this year to ramp up exports, with the European market in its sights. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/czech-firm-ramps-pepper-orders

Cassava prices jump on lacklustre harvest

Cassava prices in the provinces bordering Thailand and Vietnam increased during the 2020-2021 harvest season as a result of lower crop yields, according to two top provincial commerce officials. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cassava-prices-jump-lacklustre-harvest

Kampot salt harvest trails behind

Kampot, Cambodia’s leading salt producing province, is expected to yield less of the commodity than reported last year on adverse weather conditions, provincial Department of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation director Sok Kim Choeun told The Post on March 8. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-salt-harvest-trails-behind

Red corn prices enjoy surge on demand for domestic feed

Prices of red corn have reportedly seen modest rises on surging demand for domestic feed production as the harvest season nears its end. In northwestern provinces, red corn is typically harvested twice a year between late June and August and then again between late October ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/red-corn-prices-enjoy-surge-demand-domestic-feed

Pepper plantation expected to increase this year

The planting of pepper is expected to increase this year thanks to growing demand for the condiment on the international market, particularly from China. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50816983/pepper-plantation-expected-to-increase-this-year/

PM seeks Philippine boost to Cambodia’s rice sector

Prime Minister Hun Sen has asked the Philippines to consider buying more Cambodian rice or investing in the rice sector here. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50815554/pm-seeks-philippine-boost-to-cambodias-rice-sector/

Agricultural rice map updated to boost production

The Ministry of Agriculture is updating the national rice map to boost the Kingdom’s quality and quantity of rice production by providing detailed data about geographic areas. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814769/agricultural-rice-map-updated-to-boost-production/

Cashew prices promising in early harvest but poor weather hits yield

Early harvest season prices for cashew nuts appear to be promising but farmers in some provinces are facing a possible delay in the start of the harvest because of unfavorable weather conditions. The harvest season of the cashew nut generally begins in February and continues ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814558/cashew-prices-promising-in-early-harvest-but-poor-weather-hits-yield/

Nearly 3K illegal burn sites identified across Kingdom

Illegal burning of rice stubble and land at the periphery of forests continues to occur throughout the Kingdom’s rural areas, especially in the north and northeast regions, according to officials who documented the activities on site. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/nearly-3k-illegal-burn-sites-identified-across-kingdom

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