China order lifts rice imports for 2017

Cambodian rice exports in 2017 increased 17 percent by volume compared to the year before, with exporters pushing to fill orders under China’s expanded import quota while shipments to European markets remained steady, according to Agriculture Ministry figures. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-order-lifts-rice-imports-2017

New forum to tackle problems in rice sector

Next month the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) will hold the sixth edition of the Cambodia Rice Forum, bringing major stakeholders in the sector together to discuss the future of the local rice industry and create a joint effort to ramp up production and exports. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5095643/new-forum-tackle-problems-rice-sector/

EU countries move to limit rice imports from Cambodia

Italy, along with six other European Union countries, has filed a fresh request to European Commission to limit the volume of rice imported from the Kingdom by activating a “safeguard clause” that allows EU member states to impose barriers to protect against trade imbalances. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eu-countries-move-limit-rice-imports-cambodia

Rice sector optimistic as harvest wraps on Rumduol

Rice farmers and millers are confident that the price for premium fragrant paddy will continue to increase over the next two weeks as the annual harvest season for Phka Rumduol wraps up. However, farmers complain that they are still facing long-standing problems that could see ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-sector-optimistic-harvest-wraps-rumduol

Bangladesh rice deal shelved

Cambodia has failed to finalise the terms of a massive 250,000-tonne delivery of rice to Bangladesh, with industry insiders claiming that shipments have been cancelled as millers do not currently have the stockpiles to meet export demand while hopes for further negotiations appear to be ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/bangladesh-rice-deal-shelved

Battambang facility soon to start drying rice

A massive centralised rice drying facility in Battambang province being developed by Thaneakea Srov (Kampuchea) Plc will soon be operational, while its adjacent rice storage operations are on track to be completed early next year, the CEO of the company said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/battambang-facility-soon-start-drying-rice

Best rice to be decided in national competition

The Cambodian Rice Federation (CRF) will host a competition on November 1 to determine the finest rice in Cambodia, with the winning brand representing the kingdom at the ninth edition of the World’s Best Rice Competition Program, which will take place a few days later ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5088003/best-rice-decided-national-competition/

Millers start to make use of $50M emergency rice fund

The government has already provided $9 million from its emergency rice loan fund to the Kingdom’s rice millers since the harvest season began in September, nearly triple the amount it provided when it first launched the initiative last year when millers showed little appetite for ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/millers-start-make-use-50m-emergency-rice-fund

Rice exports grow on strength of China quota

Cambodian rice exports increased nearly 17 percent during the first nine months compared to the same period last year, with exporters pushing to fill orders under China’s higher import quota as European markets remained steady. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-exports-grow-strength-china-quota

Terms settled on deal to supply rice to Bangladesh: CRF

Cambodia and Bangladesh have finalised terms on a massive rice deal that could see up to 1 million tonnes of rice purchased from the Kingdom over the next five years, with the first shipment due to begin by November, a source close to the deal ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/terms-settled-deal-supply-rice-bangladesh-crf

RDB closes bidding on rice storage facilities

The state-run Rural Development Bank (RDB) received a total of 10 proposals from Cambodian agricultural firms expressing interest in developing rice storage and drying facilities across three provinces using government-backed low-interest loans, a bank official said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rdb-closes-bidding-rice-storage-facilities

Japonica field trials

Cambodia is keen to grow Japonica rice and the Ministry of Agriculture is currently conducting field trials to explore the possibility. “We are currently studying how Japonica rice can be grown in the country and it will take three to four years to know the full ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5081482/japonica-field-trials/

Erratic power supply irks millers

Rice millers in Battambang province are seeing red due to an erratic power supply affecting their production and causing them to lose money. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5079872/erratic-power-supply-irks-millers/

Government refutes claims over price of Bangladesh rice deal

Cambodian officials and members from the private sector have refuted international media reports that claim the price for rice exports to Bangladesh will be set at $453 a tonne as part of a government-to-government deal that hopes to see 250,000 tonnes of white rice exported ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-refutes-claims-over-price-bangladesh-rice-deal

Government directs support to rice farmers

The government announced yesterday that it would “intervene” to support the price that farmers receive for their paddy rice, though without instituting a price floor or direct subsidies that would jeopardise a free market. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/government-directs-support-rice-farmers

Kingdom courts rice deal with Bangladesh

The Kingdom’s apex rice industry body has been meeting this week to discuss ways of nailing down a potentially massive deal with Bangladesh, which earlier this month inked a memorandum of understanding to purchase 1 million tonnes of Cambodian rice over the next five years. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-courts-rice-deal-bangladesh

Officials claim end to hunger in sight thanks to rice surplus

Government officials have claimed the country could see an end to malnutrition and hunger following a decade of food security improvements and increased rice yields. ...

Mom Kunthear
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5077328/officials-claim-end-hunger-sight-thanks-rice-surplus/

Loans offer for rice harvest

The government has injected another $23 million through the Rural Development Bank (RDB) to provide loans to rice mills and exporters who lack working capital to buy rice from farmers in the up-coming harvest season and stabilise the rice price. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5077015/loans-offer-rice-harvest/

Rice deal cooking with Bangladesh

Cambodia and Bangladesh announced a potentially massive rice deal yesterday that would deliver up to 1 million tonnes of local rice to the South Asian nation over the next five years, provided they agree on the pricing terms. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-deal-cooking-bangladesh

Amru Rice signs deal with Preah Vihear farmers

Amru Rice, one of Cambodia’s largest rice exporters, signed a contract farming purchase agreement with 4,000 organic rice farmers in Preah Vihear province, reserving about $7 million to purchase nearly 20,000 tonnes of organic paddy during the upcoming harvest season, according to a press release ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/amru-rice-signs-deal-preah-vihear-farmers

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