Cambodia may be pressed by new EU palm oil regulations

New proposed rules from the European Union restricting the import of palm oil would likely affect Cambodia’s nascent palm oil sector, but the country’s main exporter is hoping that demand from India and China will cushion the blow. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-may-be-pressed-new-eu-palm-oil-regulations

Palm oil exports expected to rise

The Kingdom’s leading palm oil producer has projected revenues of $20 million this year as it targets another record-setting year for crude palm oil exports. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/palm-oil-exports-expected-rise

Palm oil price drop to hit local market

Palm oil production is expected to drop over the next few months but instability in the international market is likely to drive down local prices by the start of next year, a Cambodian palm oil producer has warned. The price of crude palm oil in ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36454/palm-oil-price-drop-to-hit-local-market/

Crude palm oil exports rise 116%

The export of crude palm oil (CPO) from agro-industrial conglomerate Mong Reththy Group reached 13,000 metric tons in the first six months this year, up a huge 116 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27856/crude-palm-oil-exports-rise-116-/

Palm oil yields up as crop matures

Export of crude palm oil from Mong Reththy Group, the Kingdom’s only active producer, doubled during the first half of the year despite prices showing no indication of improving, a company executive said yesterday. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/palm-oil-yields-crop-matures

Crude palm oil exports increase

Cambodia’s exports of crude palm oil have increased, though the price has declined in line with falling global prices, according to an official and a producer. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/22860/crude-palm-oil-exports-increase/

Exports of palm oil up, despite price drop

Exports of crude palm oil from the Mong Reththy Company – the Kingdom’s sole producer of the product – increased 8.1 per cent for the first 11 months this year, compared to the same period in 2014. ...

Sor Chandara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/exports-palm-oil-despite-price-drop

Palm oil exports up, while profits dip

Exports of crude palm oil from the Mong Reththy company – the Kingdom’s sole producer of the product – increased 16 per cent last year, although prices were down about $200 per tonne from 2013. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/palm-oil-exports-while-profits-dip

Vietnam's HAGL to harvest corn in Cambodia, Laos this year

Vietnam’s HAGL JSC is expanding its overseas plantations and plans to harvest corn in Cambodia and Laos this year, Bloomberg News reported Monday. ...

Everyday News Staff
http://www.everyday.com.kh/en/article/21710.html

UDG accused of farming instead of building

The Chinese-owned Union Development Group in Koh Kong province is bulldozing swaths of its land concession, originally intended for a massive tourist resort, to plant cassava and palm oil trees instead, a CNRP lawmaker-elect said Monday. Son Chhay, lawmaker-elect and CNRP chief whip, visited the area ...

Lauren Crothers and Hul Reaksmey
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/udg-accused-of-farming-instead-of-building-53164/

India urges more trade action

The Indian ambassador to Cambodia is calling on the government to reduce exorbitant shipping costs and take better advantage of a tariff scheme that India offers, two obstacles that the diplomat says are discouraging bilateral trade. Ambassador Dinesh Patnaik said on Tuesday that Indian businesses exporting ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/india-urges-more-trade-action

The slaughterhouse blues

It’s 1am and, as Phnom Penh sleeps, the haunting squeals of distressed animals are all that can be heard in the darkness of a field in Russey Keo district. Pigs in open-air sheds have sensed what’s coming: Hundreds of them are about to be slaughtered for ...

Shane Worrell and Khouth Sophak Chakrya
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/slaughterhouse-blues

Sri Lankan company to plant 20,000 hectares of rubber in Cambodia

Sri Lankan agricultural group Lankem Ceylon PLC says it plans to plant 20,000 hectares of rubber in Cambodia as part of a diversification strategy. Lankem chairman A Rajaratnam disclosed the strategy in the company’s annual report for the year to March, 2012, released by the company ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=OGEzOGYyMjJhYTI

FGVH to develop upstream, downstream plantation business in Cambodia

Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGVH) is planning to develop upstream and downstream activities in the plantation sector in Cambodia. Chief executive officer-designate Dr Emir Mavani Abdullah  said that apart from marketing its products, including palm oil-based products in Cambodia, FGVH was also planning to set up rubber ...

http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/6/25/business/13283257&sec=business

Local palm oil exporter targets EU

Mong Reththy Group (MRG), Cambodia’s largest exporter of palm oil, hopes to expand its exports to European markets this year. Mong Reththy, president of the firm, said the quota-free and duty-free trade frameworks provided by European governments factored heavily into the decision. “About 50 per cent of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040964951/Business/local-palm-oil-exporter-targets-eu.html

New palm oil plant for $16m

Mong Reththy Group (MRG) will begin construction on a US$16 million crude palm oil refinery next month in Preah Sihanouk province, where several thousand hectares of palm trees are grown, insiders said yesterday. Mong Reththy, president of the eponymous firm, told the Post that his company ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013030661772/Business/new-palm-oil-plant-for-16m.html

Lone Firm Takes 23,000 Hectares for Plantations in Preah Vihear

A Malaysian company has been granted three tracts of land totaling more than 23,000 hectares for oil palm and rubber plantations in Preah Vihear province, according to documents submitted to the Malaysian stock exchange. The acquisition flout the legal maximum of concession land that a single ...

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