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Sri Lankan company to plant 20,000 hectares of rubber in Cambodia

Sri Lankan agricultural group Lankem Ceylon PLC says it plans to plant 20,000 hectares of rubber in Cambodia as part of a diversification strategy. Lankem chairman A Rajaratnam disclosed the strategy in the company’s annual report for the year to March, 2012, released by the company ...

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

FGVH to develop upstream, downstream plantation business in Cambodia

Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGVH) is planning to develop upstream and downstream activities in the plantation sector in Cambodia. Chief executive officer-designate Dr Emir Mavani Abdullah  said that apart from marketing its products, including palm oil-based products in Cambodia, FGVH was also planning to set up rubber ...

http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2013/6/25/business/13283257&sec=business

Local palm oil exporter targets EU

Mong Reththy Group (MRG), Cambodia’s largest exporter of palm oil, hopes to expand its exports to European markets this year. Mong Reththy, president of the firm, said the quota-free and duty-free trade frameworks provided by European governments factored heavily into the decision. “About 50 per cent of ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013040964951/Business/local-palm-oil-exporter-targets-eu.html

Cambodian Government Agrees In Principle to Risda Opening Rubber Estates

The Cambodian Government has agreed in principle with Rubber Industry Smallholders’ Development Authority (RISDA) to open 20,000 hectares of rubber estates in that country on a joint venture basis, its Chairman Tan Abdul Tamby said. The former Melka chief minister said the Federal Government through the ...

http://www.bernama.com/bernama/v7/ge/newsgeneral.php?id=930464

Felda Global buying more land, aims to emerge world leader in palm oil industry

Felda Global Ventures Holdings Bhd (FGVH), the world’s third largest palm oil company by hectarage, plans to buy 150,000 ha estate land over five years to realise its cherished vision to emerge as the world leader in the palm oil industry On FGVH’s cross-border expansion plans, ...

http://biz.thestar.com.my/news/story.asp?file=/2012/8/24/business/11904076&sec=business

Once thought full of potential, Cambodia's palm oil sector has mostly fizzled

At one time, palm oil production stirred a lot of excitement in Cambodia. Perhaps hoping to follow in the footsteps of palm oil giants Malaysia or Indonesia, more than 10 firms in Cambodia registered for land concessions for palm cultivation around a decade ago. Today, there is one left. The others decided palm ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/blog.php?article=501

Malaysian firm eyes Kampong Thom land

Malaysain firm Lion Forest Industries Berhad plans to acquire 58,000 hectares of land in Kampong Thom province for US$26.1 million, the company announced yesterday. The company has also announced its intention to purchase 9,995 hectares of land in Preah Vihear province for $3.9 million, according ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011083051332/Business/malaysian-firm-eyes-kampong-thom-land.html

Malaysian interest up in Cambodia’s land concessions

Lion Forest Industries Berhad will seek to acquire a 9,995 hectare concession in Cambodia, the latest in a number of Malaysian firms eyeing the Kingdom to increase land banks this year. The firm aims to cultivate rubber and palm oil on the proposed concession in Preah ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011072950711/Business/malaysian-interest-up-in-cambodias-land-concessions.html

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