The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) and the government of the Kingdom of Cambodia have recently taken legal steps to fight the imposition of safeguard measure on imports of Cambodian rice into the European Union.
Recent media statements by the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) stated that is contemplating bringing the EBA Rice Safeguard complaint to WTO or any higher institutions in Europe.
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Cambodia exports 75,214 metric tons of milled rice to China in the first quarter of 2019.
Exports of milled rice rose by 6 percent during the first quarter of the year compared to the same period in 2018, according to the latest report from the Ministry of Agriculture.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Friday said that rice exporters should turn to China and Vietnam in an effort to diversify the export market away from the European Union.
Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday called on local authorities to advise farmers to cultivate dry-season rice once due to the dry spell and water shortage this year.
Commerce Ministry asks rice exporters to join the Registered Exporter System.
Rice exports in January saw a small decline that exporters have blamed on the EU.
The combined trade value between Laos and Vietnam crossed the $1 billion.
The RDB disbursed over $170 million in loans to the agriculture industry last year.
Cambodia produced 7.4 million tonnes of paddy rice in 2018, a 3.5 percent increase, according to the Ministry of Agriculture’s annual report.
The third Best Paddy Competition came to an end Friday, crowning agricultural communities in three provinces for their jasmine, fragrant or IR rice varieties.
A directive suspends profit tax prepayments for agricultural companies.
Authorities slam calls urging farmers to stage a rally for better rice prices today.
With the recent imposition of tariffs by the European Union, the local rice sector needs to focus on enhancing competitiveness by increasing efficiency and reducing costs, the Ministry of Agriculture said in a statement this week.
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.
China’s import quota for Cambodian rice will be raised by 100,000 tonnes, says Xi.
China has pledged to purchase 400,000 tonnes of rice from Cambodia this year, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen’s facebook post.
The government has downplayed the effects tariffs imposed by the European Union.
The European Commission has imposed tariffs on rice imports from Cambodia and Myanmar that, it says, are hurting farmers in the European Union.
The government issued a directive yesterday urging farmers to plant and harvest rice only during the dry season this year.
Exports of rice last year declined slightly, according to a report issued yesterday by the Secretariat of One Window Service for Rice Export Formality (SOWS-REF).
The noose around the Cambodian rice sector is tightening as the European Commission (EC) is almost certainly implementing the safeguard measures on rice exports from Cambodia and Myanmar from mid-January onwards, said a source close to the issue.
In less than a week, the European Union will decide on whether or not to impose tariffs on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar.
Local rice exporter and millers will buy significantly less paddy rice this year as they await the European Union’s final decision on whether or not to impose tariffs on Cambodian rice, industry insiders say.
It is the beginning of the harvest season, and a rice farmer in Takeo province walks to his field, located just behind his house, ready to inspect the rented machinery he will use to collect the crop.
A rice factory fire yesterday killed two workers and injured four others in Kampong Speu province’s Odong district.