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Agriculture ministry seeks to stabilize rice producers’ prices

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) is exploring mechanisms seeking to stabilize local rice producers’ sale prices in the event of temporary declines caused by market fluctuations. ... ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447879/agriculture-ministry-seeks-to-stabilize-rice-producers-prices/

International rice prices up 21 percent in 2023

International rice prices climbed 21 percent last year amid climate concerns and the fallout from Indian export curbs, the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations says. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501418883/international-rice-prices-up-21-percent-in-2023/

FAO says Cambodian wholesale rice prices stable or higher last month

Wholesale rice prices in Cambodia were stable or rising last month despite surges in Thailand and Vietnam, the Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations (FAO) said Wednesday. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363731/fao-says-cambodian-wholesale-rice-prices-stable-or-higher-last-month/

Minister of Agriculture inspects and discusses rice situation in Battambang province

Dith Tina, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries, and other leaders met with Sok Loo, Governor of Battambang Province, and Oknha Phu Puy, Director General of Green Rice Mills in Battambang Province, to study the real situation of rice prices. ... ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358391/minister-of-agriculture-inspects-and-discusses-rice-situation-in-battambang-province/

‘White rice’ price soars amid India suspension

Rice exporters and millers in Cambodia say the price of white rice is soaring after India suspended exports of non-basmati rice in order to address internal food security issues following the falling yield of paddy rice due to climate change. ... ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/white-rice-price-soars-amid-india-suspension

As rice exports to EU drop, dealers are reducing prices due to tariffs

Government data showed that Cambodia’s rice exports to the European Union had dropped by 30 percent in 2019, after the economic bloc imposed tariffs at the start of last year. Ministry of Agriculture data showed that rice exports dropped from 300,000 tons in 2018 to around ...

Sun Narin
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/as-rice-exports-to-eu-drop-dealers-are-reducing-prices-due-to-tariffs-/5229066.html

Prices fluctuate due to poll

As election data trickled in on Sunday evening and a fear set in borne of uncertainty and a beefed-up police presence, demand for basic commodities surged, food prices briefly rose, and some banks saw an expected rise in withdrawals. Sales of rice jumped from their normal ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/prices-fluctuate-due-poll

FAO sees slight decline in Cambodian rice harvest this year

Cambodia's rice harvest is forecast to reach 9.1 million tonnes this year, down from an estimated 9.3 million tonnes last year but up from 8.8 million tonnes in 2011, the Food and Agricultural Organization said Thursday. The estimates were contained in the UN agency's quarterly Crop ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=MDBmNGIwNDFiZWY

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

Thai rice cuts pose problems

Thailand’s recent announcement of a 20 per cent price cut within the government rice-pledging scheme will have little impact for Cambodian exports, but farmers may feel the effects, say industry insiders. In an article published in the Bangkok Post on June 19, Thailand’s cabinet had agreed ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013062166407/Business/thai-rice-cuts-pose-problems.html

Merit in rice trade plan

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal allowing the Commerce Ministry to form a rice trade partnership with Asean's four other rice-producing countries, namely Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar, to stabilise rice prices in the global market and to promote food security in the region. The ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/321297/rice-trade-area-plan-has-merit

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 ...

Slow outlook for 2012 rice exports

Rapidly increasing logistics costs and low regional rice prices would hinder Cambodia’s rice-export target this year, with one expert saying that milled-rice exports could fall to half of last year’s shipments. The cost of shipping rice to Europe climbed by more than 50 per cent between ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012051756213/Business/slow-outlook-for-2012-rice-exports.html

Milled rice exports fall in January

Some of Cambodia’s biggest exporters have experienced a sizeable decline in milled-rice shipments this month, with one insider putting the number as high as 40 per cent year-on-year. The waning figure stands in stark contrast to last year’s milled-rice export numbers, which increased about 22 per ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012012554123/Business/milled-rice-exports-drop-in-january.html

As rice harvest begins, grain's price soars

As the harvest of the wet season rice crop gets under way in many parts of the country, rice prices have started to increase, rice millers said yesterday. They said prices were now up about 15 percent compared to the same time last year, but ...

Milled rice exports climb, prices soar

Cambodia's milled rice exports increased by more than seven per cent year-on-year during the first 10 months of 2011, while international demand for the grain drove up rice prices by nearly 200 per cent, commerce officials said. The Kingdom exported more than 136,000 tonnes of milled ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011111852818/Business/milled-rice-exports-climb-prices-soar.html

Cambodian farmers could benefit from new Thai rice prices

The Thai government's plan to implement a minimum price for Thailand's rice growers next month is expected to push up paddy prices for Cambodian farmers during the upcoming harvest, agriculture experts said yesterday... Agriculture experts said rice paddy prices in Cambodia would likely increase due to ...

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