Crop products and commodities
US sends first soybean shipment to Cambodia
The US sent its first shipment of food-grade soybeans to Cambodia last week, exporting a total of 14 tonnes to both Cambodia and Myanmar to be processed in the receiving countries, according to US media reports. The shipments were sent to soy milk and tofu ...
Robin Spiess and Cheng Sokhorng
A better outlook for the price of Cambodian major crops, especially cassava and soybeans, drives the upward revision of growth of the other crops subsector. This in turn leads to a marginal upward revision of growth of the agriculture sector to an annualized rate of 4.6 percent, from 4.5 percent in our January ...
Soybean Prices Increase as Farmers Move Away From Crop
The decreasing amount of farmers harvesting soybeans last year has limited supply and raised prices at the markets roughly 42 percent to 4,000 riel per kg, or about $1, according to an agricultural official and farmers. Cheam Chan Sorphaon, director of the provincial agriculture department in ...
HLH to Expand With Corn, Rice Plantations
Singapore-listed firm HLH Group is planning to expand its presence in Cambodia with 90,000 hectares of corn, rice and soybean plantations planned over the next decade in Kompong Speu and Koh Kong provinces, an official at the company said yesterday. HLH Group came under scrutiny ...
(Simon Marks and Kuch Naren, p 29)