The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said the European Commission’s decision to re-impose tariffs on Cambodian rice was made too hastily, leaving local farmers and exporters unprepared and unable to remain competitive in the European market.
Local rice exporters yesterday call for better planning and communication between all industry actors to meet China’s import quota.
The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) last week met with trade representatives in Brussels to express its concern over the possibility that the European Union might impose tariffs on Cambodian rice exports.
In 2015, the Cambodian government’s set target of exporting one million tons of rice fell short the moment it was announced.
A Japanese firm is now scouring Cambodia for suppliers of fragrant rice.
The World Food Programme to support local rice millers to produce fortified rice to complement the UN body’s food baskets.
Price of Cambodian rice abroad is on the rise since the beginning of February.
The first shipment of Cambodian milled rice to Bangladesh under a new agreement will take longer than originally expected.
Recently announced limits on the use of the fungicide Tricyclazole has had virtually no effect on the country’s rice exports.
The Cambodia Rice Federation and the Ministry of Commerce have selected “Malys Angkor” as the brand for Cambodian premium rice.
Following memorandum of understanding, Bangladesh signs a deal to buy 250,000 tonnes of milled rice from Cambodia.
The government will intervene to stabilise rice prices during the up-coming harvest season to ensure that the livelihoods of farmers.
A study will explore the possibility of establishing a series of warehouses and kiln for rice farmers.
Officials denied rumours that the kingdom was exporting adulterated rice to Brunei.