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Government’s study aims to expand rubber revenue

The General Directorate of Rubber announced a joint study on family-owned rubber plantations in three provinces to better understand how growers have responded to the sharp drop in rubber prices over the past nine years. The average cost of rubber has fallen from around $4,600 ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/governments-study-aims-expand-rubber-revenue

Rubber exports grow nearly 24% last year

The Kingdom’s rubber exports saw a 24 per cent increase over the first 11 months of last year compared to the same period in 2018, data from the General Directorate of Rubber obtained by The Post on Tuesday showed. Pol Sopha, the director-general of the ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-exports-grow-nearly-24-last-year

Cambodia’s rubber exports show 23% increase, but prices decline

Cambodia’s rubber exports increased 23 per cent in the first quarter of this year on the same period last year, while rubber prices continue to decrease, according to figures from the General Directorate of Rubber under the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The data ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodias-rubber-exports-show-23-increase-prices-decline

Regional officials meet over rubber fall

Officials from Southeast Asia’s natural rubber-producing nations met in Kuala Lumpur yesterday for the 12th International Tripartite Rubber Council (ITRC). Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) joined ITRC core nations – Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia – for the event, which is being touted as a joint ...

May Kunmakara
http://phnompenhpost.com/business/regional-officials-meet-over-rubber-fall

Farmers hope for rubber fix

Cambodia’s small rubber farmers are hoping a commitment to stabilise prices among rubber producing countries will help curb sliding profits in the sector. Industry representatives from Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, Malaysia, Cambodia and other rubber producing countries met in Malaysia last week to discuss what can be ...

Hor Kimsay and Daniel de Carteret
http://phnompenhpost.com/business/farmers-hope-rubber-fix

Exports of rubber up, but prices on the fall

Despite a large increase in exports during the first quarter, natural rubber producers continue to see declining revenues, as world prices fall further. The latest figures from the Ministry of Commerce show natural rubber exports grew 26 per cent during the first quarter of 2014, compared ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/exports-rubber-prices-fall

NGOs say selling off old land concessions is premature

The government’s announcement on Wednesday that companies looking to start rubber plantations could skirt a moratorium on new economic land concessions (ELCs) by taking over existing, dormant ones continued to make a good impression on prospective investors in town Thursday. Ly Phalla, who heads the Agriculture ...

Zsombor Peter
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/archives/ngos-say-selling-off-old-land-concessions-is-premature-53677/

Kingdom spending $3m to boost rubber quality

A $3 million initiative to purify the quality of rubber trees planted across the country is intended to spur farmers to plant more rubber, a government official said. Ly Phalla, director general of the General Directorate of Rubber at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042965285/Business/kingdom-spending-3m-to-boost-rubber-quality.html

Rubber draft law addresses regulatory holes

The government is drafting a rubber law to regulate the sector in response to the rapid growth of rubber plantations across the country, an official said. Ly Phalla, director general of the General Directorate of Rubber at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, said officials ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042665257/Business/rubber-draft-law-addresses-regulatory-holes.html

Latex exports rise, revenues fall

Cambodia’s total rubber latex exports rose by 12 per cent in the first nine months of this year, according to new figures. However, revenues from the exports saw a dramatic 27 per cent decrease due to a fall in rubber prices in the international market, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012112959998/Business/latex-exports-rise-revenues-fall.html

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