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Rice exports to China still under last year’s quota: CRF

China has not yet purchased milled rice from Cambodia for the period 2019-2020, with the country still trying to fulfill its quota for the year 2018. Kao Thach, CEO of Rural Development Bank (RDB), told Khmer Times that Cofco – China’s largest food processor, manufacturer and trader ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664440/rice-exports-to-china-still-under-last-years-quota-crf/

Push to stop farmers using chemicals in rice

Experts in the rice sector have expressed their fears over the ban in exporting milled rice containing the chemical Tricyclazole to the European Union (EU), while the government is trying to educate and spread word of the ban to farmers.   ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/37271/push-to-stop-farmers-using-chemicals-in-rice/

Cambodia's rice exports up 125 pct in first half of 2013

Cambodia has seen a sharp rise in the exports of milled rice in the first six months of this year thanks to increasing demand on international markets, an official said Wednesday. The figures, from the single window secretariat for facilitating milled rice exports, showed that the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-07/10/c_132529640.htm

ADB to loan $55 million to Cambodia's rice sector

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a loan of $55 million to help transform the rice sector of Cambodia into a viable commercial industry as well as taking care of the land and water resources. ADB’s Climate-Resilient Rice Commercialization Sector Development Program―which will run ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=15&token=ZjI4NDZjMzFlMmE

Noodle maker tries instant route

Cambodia has always been a source for a broad variety of raw materials  from the agricultural sector. The country exports many of these materials to neighbouring countries and other markets in the world – without turning them into new products. This lack of domestic processing has ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013062666486/Inside-Business/noodle-maker-tries-instant-route.html

Cambodia's rice exports up 126 pct in 5 months

Cambodia’s exports of milled rice have sharply increased in the first five months of this year thanks to rising international market demand and country’s rice promotion strategy, an official said Thursday. The country had exported 146,800 tons of milled rice during January-May period this year, up ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-06/06/c_132435784.htm

Rice exports to Thailand rise

Exports of Cambodian unpolished rice to Thailand are increasing, and the trend is promising if the Thai government continues its intervention policy to guarantee the minimum paddy price for their farmers, industry insiders said. Government figures show that in the first four months of this ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013053165969/Business/rice-exports-to-thailand-rise.html

Officials in ‘contract’ farms drive

Officials are seeking expert firms to implement projects on so-called contract farming and the enhancement of the involvement of farmers’ organisations in paddy collecting and processing, officials said. Contract farming is an agreement on agricultural production carried out between a farmer and buyers, which establishes conditions ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013052265766/Business/officials-in-contract-farms-drive.html

Cambodia’s Economic Opportunity

While significant obstacles remain, the success of the rice sector is a potentially crucial driver in Cambodia’s prosperous and equitable development. Cambodia announced two major bilateral trade agreements recently, with the Philippines and Thailand, that are expected to further expand the country’s rice export sector. ...

http://thediplomat.com/2013/05/09/cambodias-economic-opportunity/

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