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Takeo governor seeks end to Vietnamese renting farmland

Takeo provincial governor Lay Vannak yesterday requested his Vietnamese counterpart in An Giang province to stop their farmers from renting land from Cambodians along the border between both provinces. ...

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http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50113875/takeo-governor-seeks-end-to-vietnamese-renting-farmland/

Sales of palm sugar not so sweet

Sales of Cambodia’s World Trade Organization-certified palm sugar from Kampong Speu province dipped to 12 tonnes at the end of the harvest season this year, about a 30 per cent decline from 2012. Two districts with palm trees in Kampong Speu province were granted geographical indication ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sales-palm-sugar-not-so-sweet

Cambodia posts sharpest increase in rice output among major producers

Cambodia posted the sharpest increase in production among the world’s major rice producers between 2000 and 2010, the Food and Agricultural Organization said in a report released Wednesday. The 2013 edition of the UN agency’s Statistical Yearbook showed that Cambodia was the world’s 12th largest rice ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=OTRlZjk2Yzg3OTd

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/

Fake potash reduces rice profits and farm output

A senior agricultural official is concerned by the prevalence of fake fertilizers that cause stunted rice crops and reduce farmers’ profits. Ngin Chhay, director of the Rice Crops Department in the Ministry of Agriculture, Fishery and Forestry, told the Development Research Forum in Phnom Penh yesterday the products were ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012102359365/Business/fake-potash-reduces-rice-profits-and-farm-output.html

Men Sarun rice to China

Local company Men Sarun Import Export will export fragrant milled rice to China through the Chinese-Hong Kong Enterpreneur Association, an insider said. Choun Kol, Deputy General Director of Men Sarun company, said the company officially signed a business contract with China for 10,000 tonnes of rice. He ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012100559116/Business/local-company-to-export-tonnes-of-rice-to-china.html

Investment Needed to Reach Rice Export Target

Cambodia exported just 78,000 tons of milled rice through the first eight months of 2012, and if the government is to reach its target of exporting 1 million tons each year by 2015 the agriculture sector needs more access to financing, participants at the Cambodian ...

District Governor Questioned Over Clearing Protected Forest

The Phnom Penh Municipal Court questioned a district governor from Kampong Thom province yesterday over his involvement  in clearing protected flooed forest in the province in July. Prim Rottha, Stong district governor, is one of about 20 officials who received court summonses in July over their suspected ...

Asia Rice- Thai Exporters Seek Vietnamese, Cambodian Rice To Meet Deals

Demand for low-quality white rice from African buyers has forced Thai exporters to purchase additional stocks from Cambodia and Vietnam to meet orders because domestic rice is in short supply due to government buying scheme, traders said on Wednesday. The price of 25 per cent broken grade Thai ...

Issues with Kingdom's rice exports

Cambodian rice trader TTY Corporation has said the Kingdom cannot meet a new 200,000-tonne export quota for shipping high-quality rice to China. State-owned Sinograin’s order for three varieties of milled fragrant rice was a deviation from an agreement struck with TTY in August, TTY deputy director-general ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011111552751/Business/issues-with-kingdoms-rice-exports.html

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