Category Archives: Cambodia Rice News

Cambodia Rice News

Rumduol Rice in Top 3 at World Conference

Cambodia’s Phka Rumduol rice failed to recapture the title of World’s Best Rice for the second year in a row, with Thailand taking top honors at the 8th World Rice Conference held in the northern Thai city of Chiang Mai last week. The three-day conference, organized by trade publication The Rice Trader, ended on Friday.… Read More »

REAP looks to govt to revive rice exports

Rice Export Association of Pakistan (REAP) on Friday expressed concern over huge decline in Basmati and non-Basmati rice export during last two years and urged the government to take appropriate measures to prevent further loss of foreign exchange in this regard. According to REAP Chairman Mahmood Moulvi, Pakistan has suffered 44 percent decline in rice… Read More »

Cambodia Rice Sector ‘Crisis’ Patched, But Not Fixed

Cambodia Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon has delivered a stinging broadside to the country’s agriculture and business sectors in the wake of what can only be described as the world’s shortest “crisis.” Just over a week ago the Cambodia rice sector was said to be in ‘crisis’. The tumbling price of rice in Battambang saw… Read More »

Indonesia Needs Cheaper Rice

Indonesia would consider buying more rice from Cambodia if the price was more competitive, the Indonesian ambassador to Cambodia told reporters after the Indonesian Trade and Tourism Promotion 2016 expo in Phnom Penh on Friday. Ambassador Pitono Purnomo said that Cambodia and Indonesia signed a memorandum of understanding in 2012 for the annual export of… Read More »

Rice Millers Can Now Get $20 Mil

Rice millers in the country will now be able to access the government’s promised emergency loan of $20 million to purchase paddy rice from farmers in a bid to prevent rice prices from falling further, the Rural Development Bank (RDB) announced yesterday. Rural Development Bank CEO Kao Thach said the government’s $20 million emergency loan… Read More »