Talks held with Alibaba to promote Cambodian rice

Talks are underway to promote Cambodian rice on the Alibaba platform with the aim of increasing sales by competing in the Chinese market. ...

Rov Hongseng

Cambodia’s milled rice export up 3.5 pct in Q1

Cambodia exported 176,581 tons of milled rice in the first quarter (Q1) of 2023, up 3.5 percent from 170,539 tons in the same period last year, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said in a report released on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff

2025 target for Cambodia to export 1 million tonnes of rice

The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has set export targets for the nation at 750,000 tonnes of milled rice in 2023 and one million tonnes by 2025. This represents an over 50 percent increase compared to the export figure in 2022. ...

Khmer Times Staff

China remains major market for Cambodia rice exports

China remains the main source for Cambodia rice exports according to just-released data from the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). The CRF’s figures show that in the first quarter of 2020, 44 percent of Cambodia’s milled rice was shipped to China or 101,345 tonnes. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Rice storage facilities nearly ready for next harvest season

Three new rice storage and drying facilities will be ready in July for the upcoming harvest season and will boost the sector’s capacity and export potential, even as the Ministry of Agriculture claimed the sector still needs more storage space to meet demand. ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Bangladesh signs big rice deal

Two weeks after Bangladesh and Cambodia signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in Phnom Penh to purchase rice from Cambodia, on Monday of this week Bangladesh signed a deal to buy 250,000 tonnes of milled rice from Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan

Proposed rice storage facility to boost capacity

A proposal for a massive warehouse and silo that has attracted two Chinese investors aims to fill the Kingdom’s conspicuous gap in paddy rice storage capacity, which still falls 60 percent short of the level needed for the country to achieve its goal of 1 ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Decline in transfers linked to rice prices

International fund transfers to Cambodia through Acleda Bank, which claims to handle a quarter of all inbound fund transfers to the country, decreased slightly last year as a result of lower rice prices, a bank executive said yesterday. ...

Hor Kimsay

Chamber of commerce expands

A new sub-decree to allow the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce to represent the business sector overseas, will come into force next year after Prime Minister Hun Sen signs the draft into law soon, according to a Commerce Ministry official. Soeng Sophary, the ministry’s spokesperson, said the ...

Sok Chan

Cambodia asks East Timor to import rice, sugar

Cambodia is seeking to export milled rice and sugar to East Timor, according to the Ministry of Commerce, with experts saying it will expand markets for the Kingdom’s agricultural products. ...

Chea Vannak

Chinese to check Cambodian rice

Officials from China will arrive in Cambodia soon to audit and evaluate rice producing companies and to check warehouses. ...

Sok Chan

Cambodia to pass on Philippines’ rice tender

State-owned agriculture company Green Trade said yesterday that it will not participate in the latest Philippine government’s rice auction as Cambodia’s rice cannot compete on price with neighbouring Thailand and Vietnam. ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Gov’t requests Chinese funding for rice warehouses

In a bid to stock 1.2 million tonnes of rice paddy, Cambodia has sent a draft memorandum of understanding to China asking the country for a $300 million loan to build more than 10 warehouses nationwide. The draft MoU was prepared by the Ministry of Economy ...

Hor Kimsay

Stocking up for the low season

Three months after it began buying up rice stock, the Cambodia Rice Bank (CRB) has acquired about 20,000 tonnes of paddy and 7,000 tonnes of milled rice, a representative from the bank said on Friday. According to Phou Puy, chairman and CEO of the CRB, the ...

Hor Kimsay

Fragrant rice of Cambodia, Thailand awarded world's best rice for 2014

Fragrant rice from Cambodia and Thailand was awarded the world’s best rice for 2014 during the 6th World Rice Conference here on Thursday. Jeremy Zwinger, president and chief executive officer of the Rice Trader, which organized the competition, said 25 rice samples from 15 countries and ...

Xinhuanet News Staff

Global rice traders in Cambodia to explore business opportunities

Some 300 rice traders and millers from around 40 countries met here on Wednesday to seek opportunities to expand their rice businesses, officials said. Speaking at the opening ceremony of the World Rice Conference, Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol said the conference was an opportunity for Cambodia ...

Global Post News Staff

Cambodia rice industry fears, cheers Thai policy

The Thai government’s move to stabilise rice prices for the 2014 harvest season has prompted mixed reactions from local rice industry representatives. Sok Puthyvuth, president of the Cambodia Rice Federation said yesterday the policy would impact Cambodia negatively when Thailand is forced to sell ...

Chan Muyhong

Cambodia to host rice event

After winning the World’s Best Rice Award for two years running at the World Rice Conference, Cambodia has been selected to host this year’s annual event. The World Rice Conference is a networking event that brings together rice industry professionals from all over the world. Initiated ...

Chan Muyhong

Cambodia rice exporters hope to clinch philippines rice import deal

Cambodian rice exporters are keen on winning the Philippines government’s latest rice import tender for 500,000 tons of 25% broken white rice slated for August 27, 2014, according to local sources. ...

Oryza News Staff

Cambodia ready for rice bid

Cambodia will join the bidding for the Philippine government’s latest rice import offer, a senior rice industry official says. The Philippine government’s National Food Authority (NFA) last week authorised the import of 500,000 tonnes of rice to the country. The bidding process, which is looking for the ...

Chan Muyhong

China pledges to buy 100,000 tons of rice from Cambodia

A Chinese company is preparing a memorandum of understanding with Ministry of Commerce (MOC) pledging to buy 100,000 tons of rice from Cambodia, according to Sun Chanthol, Minister of Commerce. The intention was made clear during a meeting between the Minister of Commerce and Song Xiaoguo, ...

The Cambodia Herald News Staff

Deadlock end lifts business spirits

Cambodia’s business community welcomed the news yesterday that the county’s longest-ever parliamentary deadlock had come to an end – a resolution investors say will help ease fears of political instability. The ruling Cambodian People’s Party and the opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party yesterday struck a deal ...

Eddie Morton and Daniel de Carteret

Italy millers slam ‘unfair’ EBA

Cambodia duty-free rice exports to the European Union have this week come under fresh attack from producers in Italy, who say the beneficial treatment is restricting the potential of Italian rice exports. An Italian agriculture collective of farmers, which includes representatives from the Italian Association of ...

Daniel de Carteret

Rice export target a big task

The pace of Cambodia’s rice exports are expected to slow this year. Unable to maintain the steady rate of previous years, the export volume for the first half of 2014 is much the same as it was this time last year. At the end of June, ...

Hor Kimsay

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