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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

New task-force to form cassava federation

The General Department of Domestic Trade of the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) is in the process of forming a new multilateral task-force to expedite the establishment of a cassava federation in Cambodia after a delay in implementing the national cassava strategy for a few years ...

Kang Sothear

Q1 cassava exports top a million tonnes

Cambodia exported nearly 1.031 million tonnes of cassava in either fresh, dried, powder or pulp/residue form in the first three months of 2023, of which nearly three-quarters went to Thailand, according to agriculture ministry data, as local reports suggest that prices for the tubers in ...

Hin Pisei

The cassava-boom undermining a leading conservation program

Sam Sak stands amidst a landscape of cleared earth, surrounded by cassava stems planted like flags to claim their place inside the Kulen Promtep Wildlife Sanctuary. ...

Jack Brook and Khuon Narim

Cassava prices in Cambodia’s Preah Vihear province on a high

Cassava prices in Preah Vihear province this year are very good, Director of Preah Vihear provincial Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Poeung Tryda said. “So far, the price of dried cassava is more than KHR 900 per kilogramme, while fresh cassava is between KHR ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cassava prices swell in northwest border areas

Cassava prices have seen a marked on-year increase in areas near the Thai border, as the harvest reaches 85-90 per cent, according to industry insiders. ...

Hin Pisei

Two firms to buy over 66,000 tonnes of paddy rice and cassava from Preah Vihear province

Two firms – Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co., Ltd. and Cambodian Agriculture Cooperative Corporation Plc. (CACC) – have renewed their agreement on contract farming with farmers in Preah Vihear province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Cambodia sees cassava exports increase by 40 percent in H1

In the first half of 2022, Cambodia exported 2.3 million tons of cassava products, an increase of about 40 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Agri ministry sounds alarm over mosaic disease

The agriculture ministry has expressed concern about the alarming spread of mosaic disease in cassava farms across Cambodia, which they say could worsen and cause an overall decrease in yields of the cash crop. ...

Hom Phanet

Agro-industry parks set for three provinces

The government has identified three target provinces in which to develop Agri-Food Industrial Parks, with industry experts urging the elevation of the initiative to special economic zone (SEZ) equivalent status, so as to promote agricultural production in Cambodia. ...

Hom Phanet

400K tonnes of cassava for SW China

Cambodia will export 400,000 tonnes of dried cassava to the Guangxi Zhuang Autonomous Region “from March 2022 to March 2023”, under a new agreement between the Ministry of Commerce and the southwestern Chinese region, according to the ministry. ...

Hin Pisei

Cassava exports up nearly 22.1%

The Kingdom exported 2,793,729.92 tonnes of cassava in 2021, up by nearly 22.1 per cent from a year earlier, as industry players note that domestic wholesale prices of the tubers remain elevated compared with average 2020 rates. ...

Hom Phanet

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

Cambodia is the 10th largest cassava grower in the world

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has identified Cambodia as the fourth largest cassava grower in Asia and the 10th largest in the world. ...

Khmer Times Staff

$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

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

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

‘Robust’ new cassava policy aims to diversify farming and boost exports

The launch of Cambodia’s National Cassava Policy 2020-2025 yesterday delivered new energy to the boosting of production and exports for the crop. This policy sets robust commitments for the diversification of Cambodia’s economic bases away from traditional sectors. ...

Sok Chan

Mondulkiri’s potato production is struck by seed shortage

The ministry of agriculture, forestry, and fisheries’ potato production in Mondulkiri, a northeastern province of Cambodia, has been hampered by a lack of seed, a provincial senior official revealed. ...

Sar Socheath

Cassava prices up on delayed harvests

Cassava prices in Cambodia’s northwest corridor have skyrocketed to astonishing heights in the wake of the recent massive floods that have compromised yields in one of Kingdom’s most fertile regions. ...

Hin Pisei

Cassava prices increase as harvest starts

From November this year, the cassava harvest season starts in some provinces while the price of cassava reportedly saw an increase compared to that of last year, as this year’s yield is projected to be lower due to flash floods. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP

Cassava price up as harvest starts

As the 2020-2021 harvest season kicks off, cassava prices in the powerhouse provinces of Preah Vihear and Tbong Khmum register a slight uptick compared to the same period last year. ...

Hin Pisei

Red corn prices tumble as growers switch to cassava

The wholesale price of fresh red corn in northwestern Battambang province dipped more than seven per cent from the year-ago period as this year’s first harvest reached 30 per cent completion, provincial Department of Commerce director Kim Hout said. ...

Hin Pisei

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