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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
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-ready-rice-bid

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
http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=YTA3MzBlMTE0MTY

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
http://phnompenhpost.com/business/deadlock-end-lifts-business-spirits

Italy demands ‘fairer’ rice deal

Italy has demanded that the European Union restrict Cambodia’s duty-free import status, as concerns over the survival of that country’s rice sector appear to be reaching a fever pitch. According to rice industry website Oryza, the Italian government has officially submitted a request to the EU ...

Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/italy-demands-%E2%80%98fairer%E2%80%99-rice-deal

Cambodia fears tough competition for long-grain rice exports from India

Cambodia rice exporters are fearing that the Indian government’s decision to release 5 million tons of rice in the open market to control price hikes may have a spill over effect on global rice exports, according to local sources. ...

Oryza News Staff
http://oryza.com/news/rice-news/cambodia-fears-tough-competition-long-grain-rice-exports-india

New chairman of the Cambodia Rice Federation viewed with suspicion by local media; agenda will focus on raising rice quality, lower borrowing rates

The newly-formed Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), a body that aims to unite the rice sector under one representative body in the country, just elected its first chairman and he happens to be the son of Cambodia’s deputy prime minister. He is also the CEO of ...

Oryza News Staff
http://oryza.com/news/rice-news/new-chairman-cambodia-rice-federation-viewed-suspicion-local-media-agenda-will-focus

New rice body gets president

The newly formed Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), an organisation aimed at uniting the entire rice sector under one representative body, will be headed by Sok Puthyvuth, son of Deputy Prime Minister Sok An. Puthyvuth, who is also CEO of SOMA Group, a multifaceted business that includes ...

Chan Muyhong and Eddie Morton
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-rice-body-gets-president

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) Launched to Help Nation Reach Annual Rice Export Target of One Million Tons by 2015

Cambodia officially announced the creation of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) to improve competitiveness, promote trade, and increase investment in the rice sector, according to comments from the Prime Minister. Board elections are expected to take place Mrch 24 and the chairman is limited to ...

Oryza News Staff
http://oryza.com/news/rice-news/cambodia-rice-federation-crf-launched-help-nation-reach-annual-rice-export-target-one

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