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Milled-rice exports surge 43% in Jul-Sept

Cambodia exported 130,248 tonnes of milled rice in July-September valued at more than $81 million, representing a 42.95-per-cent rise in volume from the 91,115 tonnes posted in the same period last year, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) reported earlier this week. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/milled-rice-exports-surge-43-jul-sept

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

Trade body, MFI hatching plans to fund rice sector

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) and AMK Microfinance Institution Plc are brainstorming plausible approaches to jointly channel finance into the rice sector. ...

May Kunmakara
https://phnompenhpost.com/business/trade-body-mfi-hatching-plans-fund-rice-sector

CRF head asks city hall to ease market circulation of rice

A prominent rice industry representative on April 19 asked the Phnom Penh authorities to loosen constraints on the movement of milled rice within restricted areas in the capital and adjacent Takmao town, amid a two-week lockdown that has been imposed to contain the current spread ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/crf-head-asks-city-hall-ease-market-circulation-rice

Local rice producers sell at discount

A number of Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) member companies have reduced retail prices of milled rice by 10,000-20,000 riel ($2.50-5) per 50kg sack to participate in government efforts to improve people’s livelihoods during the ongoing two-week coronavirus lockdown in Phnom Penh and adjacent Takhmao town ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-rice-producers-sell-discount

Cambodian rice price up on international market

The price of Cambodian milled rice on the international market has seen a slight uptick in the first quarter of this year from end-2020. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodian-rice-price-international-market

Rice exports grow

CRF’s president Song Saran said demand for Cambodian rice in the global market is increasing and the CRF expected exports to reach 800,000 tonnes this year. However, because there was drought, and flash-flooding in September, the figure may change. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50788230/rice-exports-grow/

Rice lobby refutes rights abuse claim

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) on Monday voiced deep regret over claims linking milled-rice exports to Australia with human rights abuses. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rice-lobby-refutes-rights-abuse-claim

Rice farmers seek funding, blaming change in seasons

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has asked the Agriculture and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) to release more funds and requested an extension to the loan cycle repayments, blaming an adjustment in the harvest season. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50757893/rice-farmers-seek-funding-blaming-change-in-seasons/

Rice Federation upbeat about Cambodia-Korea FTA

The Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will expand Cambodia’s rice export potential, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754722/rice-federation-upbeat-about-cambodia-korea-fta/

Crisis talks on threat to rice imports

The Commerce Ministry and Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) had an urgent meeting about the USA Rice Federation to the The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on the eliminating a trade benefit on rice imported to US including from Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744806/crisis-talks-on-threat-to-rice-imports/

CRF requests year-long loans for rice millers

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has asked the state-owned Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) to extend its loan repayment period to 12 months to help rice millers buy paddy. The request was made on Wednesday at a meeting with Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/crf-requests-year-long-loans-rice-millers

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

Cambodia seeks to export more rice to China

Cambodia should ask China to increase the rice import quota from the Kingdom, said Mr. Song Saran, President of Cambodia Rice Federation, in a consultative meeting with private sector held at the Ministry of Commerce Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730663/cambodia-seeks-to-export-more-rice-to-china/

Cambodian rice exports burdened by power and transport costs

The Ministry of Commerce and Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) are continuing working to solve the long-running challenges of the Kingdom’s high cost of electricity and transportation in order to boost the country’s rice industry. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50722616/cambodian-rice-exports-burdened-by-power-and-transport-costs/

CRF asks ministry for $30M increase to purchase paddy

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has asked the Ministry of Economy and Finance to disburse an additional $30 million through the state-owned Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB), its president Song Saran told The Post on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/crf-asks-ministry-30m-increase-purchase-paddy

Price of exported rice doubles

The price of fragrant rice exports to international markets has doubled in the last month, from $50 to $100 per matrix ton, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50713246/price-of-exported-rice-doubles/

Cambodia’s rice export up 35 Percent in Q1 amid looming ban

Cambodia exported a total of 230,948 tons of milled rice to foreign markets in the first quarter of this year, according to Cambodia Rice Federation’s report. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708588/cambodias-rice-export-up-35-percent-in-q1-amid-looming-ban/

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