Rice millers can now get $20 mil

Rice millers in the country will now be able to access the government’s promised emergency loan of $20 million to purchase paddy rice from farmers in a bid to prevent rice prices from falling further, the Rural Development Bank (RDB) announced yesterday. Rural Development Bank CEO Kao Thach said the government’s $20 million emergency loan had been transferred to the RDB yesterday after Prime Minister Hun Sen approved it on Friday. …

Sok Chan