Corn harvest begins in northeast amid price dip

Corn harvest season has begun in the Kingdom, but farmers in the northwest are facing a price decline, and hinting they may seek markets in neighbouring Thailand for their crops. Prior to the harvest, provincial authorities reported corn prices at around 630 riel per kilogram ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/corn-harvest-begins-northeast-amid-price-dip

Osaka investors eye Cambodia

A Japanese delegation from Osaka province has expressed its intention to invest in Cambodia’s agriculture sector, after its meeting with Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079416/osaka-investors-eye-cambodia/

Government opens $27M emergency fund to corn farmers

The government has officially made $27 million in emergency funds, initially intended for the rice sector, available for struggling corn farmers at a 5 percent annual interest rate to help prop up low market prices and free up liquidity after farmers protested earlier this month, ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-opens-27m-emergency-fund-corn-farmers

Corn farmers welcome government action

As the government used the untapped funds of an emergency rice loan package to support struggling corn farmers , people in the sector considered this action as a good solution although there was not much success proved.  ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://bit.ly/2teim3G

Government to tap emergency rice fund to help corn farmers

The government will use the untapped funds of an emergency rice loan package to support struggling corn farmers who have protested the low market prices for their crop this season, state officials said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-tap-emergency-rice-fund-help-corn-farmers

After protest, farmers’ unrest spreads to neighboring districts

After about 500 protesting farmers blockaded a national road in Battambang province last week, local authorities in neighboring districts are now making efforts to placate hundreds of other farmers also restless over depressed corn and cassava prices. ...

Leng Len
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/protest-farmers-unrest-spreads-neighboring-districts-132586/

Corn farmers block road over low prices

Hundreds of corn farmers blocked a main road in Battambang province on Thursday, hoping the barricade would persuade Prime Minister Hun Sen to put pressure on traders to raise the dwindling crop prices that are hurting their livelihoods. ...

Leng Len
https://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/corn-farmers-block-road-over-low-prices-132502/

Maize has local farmers’ ears

Growing demand for animal feed is driving up both the demand and price of corn, with smallholder farmers claiming the field crop offers a more stable market than cassava.Corn is grown on more than 140,000 hectares in Cambodia and can be harvested twice a year, ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/maize-has-local-farmers-ears

Thais to facilitate blocked maize exports

A month after Thailand blocked agricultural products from Cambodia over improperly stamped and signed certification documents, the Thai ambassador on Friday pledged to seek a solution for Cambodia’s maize exports. Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak said on Saturday that Cambodian authorities are doing their utmost to solve ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/29311/thais-to-facilitate-blocked-maize-exports/

Cambodia, Vietnam Trade Rises

Two-way trade between Vietnam and Cambodia in the first four months of the year reached nearly US$1.3 billion, a 10 per cent rise over the same period last year. According to the Vietnam Trade Office in Cambodia, Vietnam’s exports to Cambodia fetched over $1 billion while ...

The Cambodia Herald Staff
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=YzA1YWUwMDU3OTh

Agricultural brokerage firm begins operations

Chief Cambodia Holding, a Hong Kong-based brokerage firm, started its operations in Phnom Penh yesterday. The company aims to strengthen Cambodian agricultural products, a company official said. The company reserved $100 million investment capital to connect domestic agricultural producers to the market, Director of Chief Cambodia ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013051465589/Business/agricultural-brokerage-firm-begins-operations.html

Thais remove cassava and maize import restrictions

In order to boost the Kingdom’s trade performance and improve the quality of lives of farmers along the Thai-Cambodia border, Thailand has agreed to remove import restrictions on Cambodian cassava and maize. Speaking to reporters after the forth meeting of the Joint Trade Committee between Cambodia ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042365162/Business/thais-remove-cassava-and-maize-import-restrictions.html

Thais to set up maize plant

THAI agribusiness giant Charoen Pokphand (CP) Foods is setting up a new silo and drying plant for maize in Pailin province. The exact investment cost is not known. According to a newspaper report in The Nation, the plant, together with a planned feed-meal plant in Laos, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030561742/Business/thais-to-set-up-maize-plant.html

CPF subsidiaries investing Bt250m in Laos, Cambodia

CP Laos and CP Cambodia are investing a combined Bt250 million to set up a new silo for maize in Cambodia and a new feed-meal plant in Laos to strengthen CPF’s integrated agricultural-industrial business as the Asean Economic Community (AEC) approaches. Most recently, the company ...

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/business/CPF-subsidiaries-investing-Bt250m-in-Laos-Cambodia-30201178.html

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