New Association seeks to improve rice market

Cambodian farmers are looking toward a new organization to help them get the best prices for their rice, but many are skeptical disparities between farmers and traders can be overcome. The Cambodian Rice Federation was started in May, bringing together disparate companies, associations and farmers in ...

Suy Heimkhemra

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

Cambodian rice exports fall in Q1

As Thailand sells its rice reserves and reforms in Myanmar are rewarded with more access to markets abroad, Cambodia’s total exports of milled rice are on the decline, falling more than 10 per cent in the first quarter of this year compared with the same ...

May Kunmakara

Exporters of rice now subject to origin test

Stringent rules to prove that rice exported from Cambodia is actually from Cambodia will be detailed today, according to a copy of a joint agreement between the Ministry of Commerce and industry associations. The Code of Conduct seeks to reassure the European Union that rice is ...

Daniel de Carteret and Chan Muy Hong

Cambodia sees sharp rise in rice export in 10 months

Cambodia exported 294,150 tonnes of milled rice in the first 10 months of the year, a 101 percent rise from 146,200 tonnes over the same period last year, a government data showed Tuesday. The country’s milled rice has been sold to 57 countries and regions around ...


Rice federation started

A NEW [sic] organisation for rice exporters was launched in Cambodia this weekend in an effort to transform the industry as it seeks to meet ambitious export targets. The Federation of Cambodian Rice Exporters (FCRE) was inaugurated on Saturday, and says it will gain full authorization ...

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