CRF looks to prop up milled rice sales to US

Cambodia is set to embark on a new drive to boost exports of fragrant and organic milled rice to the US, after the apex industry body gained new insights into the huge potential of the market, according to its chief. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/crf-looks-prop-milled-rice-sales-us

Vietnam announces tariff quotas for Cambodia rice, dried tobacco imports

Vietnam’s Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has issued a circular stipulating the import of rice and dried tobacco leaves originating from Cambodia under tariff quotas for 2021 and 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501057056/vietnam-announces-tariff-quotas-for-cambodia-rice-dried-tobacco-imports/

China pledges to purchase more rice

Chinese President Xi Jinping has pledged to increase the country’s imports of milled rice from Cambodia and indicated its willingness to purchase other agricultural products from the Kingdom after a free trade agreement (FTA) came into force. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-pledges-purchase-more-rice

Rice exports close January with a bang

Cambodia exported more than $96.3 million worth of milled and paddy rice in the first month of this year, providing positive signs for the industry on the whole, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-exports-close-january-bang

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
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50926884/kingdoms-largest-rice-exporter-leads-farmers-in-diversifying-crops/

Rice sector gets $50M boost for summer-autumn season

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) members have received about $50 million in loans for working capital to buy paddy from farmers during the ongoing early-rice, or summer-autumn harvest season, which is expected to yield nearly three million tonnes, according to a senior CRF official. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-sector-gets-50m-boost-summer-autumn-season

Kingdom in quest of perfect rice

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon on August 9 urged farmers across the country to increase the cultivation of fragrant rice to promote the industry in the Kingdom. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/kingdom-quest-perfect-rice

Closed Vietnam borders drive down prices of rice on domestic markets

Farmers in provinces bordering Vietnam are complaining about a drop in the price of rice in domestic markets due to an inability to export to Vietnam because of the closed border, leaving too much supply in Cambodia and not enough demand. ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/closed-vietnam-borders-drive-down-prices-rice-domestic-markets

OM 5451 rice delivers golden results

Booming demand in the Vietnamese market has taken prices of OM 5451 paddy on a wild ride during and beyond the dry-season rice harvest season this year, according to industry insiders. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/om-5451-rice-delivers-golden-results

West Baray water source under irrigation pressure

The Apsara National Authority (ANA) has urged farmers living in the Angkor area to grow dry-season rice crops once per year only to reduce risks of water overuse that could drain too much water from the crucial West Baray. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/west-baray-water-source-under-irrigation-pressure

Milled-rice exports up 41%

Cambodia’s milled-rice exports gained 41 per cent to 397,660 tonnes in the first half of this year from the 281,538 tonnes shipped in the same period last year. Their combined value was $264.5 million, Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) secretary-general Lun Yeng told The Post on ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/milled-rice-exports-41

Rice exports down 15% year-on-year in January

Cambodia exported 50,450 tonnes of rice worth $39 million to the international market in January, down 15.39 per cent compared to the same period in 2018, Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) secretary-general Lun Yeng said on Sunday. Yeng told The Post that Cambodian rice exports to ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-exports-down-15-year-year-january

Ministry reports damage from droughts and floods

Floods and droughts destroyed some 67,000ha of paddy fields in the Kingdom last year, resulting in minimal declines to yields and land available for cultivation, the Ministry of Agriculture reported on Monday. Ministry spokesman Srey Vuthy joined a government press unit briefing on Monday to ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ministry-reports-damage-droughts-and-floods

Hun Sen calls on Vietnam to invest in rice processing sector

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday called on the Vietnamese to invest in the Kingdom’s rice processing sector. Speaking at an annual dinner with the Vietnamese business community in Cambodia ahead of Tet – the Vietnamese Lunar New Year – Hun Sen said the Kingdom’s ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/hun-sen-calls-vietnam-invest-rice-processing-sector

Prime Minister appeals to rice millers not to lower paddy prices

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Wednesday appealed to rice millers and paddy buyers not to lower prices and to secure better rates for farmers facing difficulties in the early harvest season. The Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) said the low prices were due to an influx ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/prime-minister-appeals-rice-millers-not-lower-paddy-prices

RDB set to distribute $50M to rice millers to sustain paddy market

The state-owned Rural Development Bank (RDB) has announced that it will distribute $50 million in loans to private rice millers to sustain the paddy market for farmers. The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said the funds will be used to purchase nearly 300,000 tonnes of paddy ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rdb-set-distribute-50m-rice-millers-sustain-paddy-market

China a market for fragrant rice

Cambodia is campaigning to boost its luxury fragrant rice exports to China, the world’s largest market, said Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) vice-president Chan Sokheang on Thursday. Sokheang told The Post on Thursday that the CRF plans to achieve the quota that China provided Cambodia – ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-market-fragrant-rice

Kingdom will export one million tonnes of rice by 2022, says CRF

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has committed to raising the Kingdom’s rice exports to one million tonnes by 2022, its president Song Saran said on Wednesday. The comment was made at the Strategic Plan 2020-2023 Consultation Workshop, which was attended by CRF members, ministry representatives, ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-will-export-one-million-tonnes-rice-2022-says-crf

Kingdom’s rice exports rise 2%

Cambodian rice exports in the first nine months of the year rose two per cent year-on-year, led by the Chinese market, a Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) report said. Rice exports to China increased more than 44 per cent, the report said, while exports to the ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-rice-exports-rise-2

RDB opens new round of ‘emergency’ loans

With the rice harvest season beginning soon, state-owned Rural Development Bank (RDB) has started disbursing loans to local rice millers under its emergency fund, according to a high-ranking official.​ ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50643674/rdb-opens-new-round-of-emergency-loans/

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