Cambodia imported more than $96 million worth of gems during the first half of this year, Ministry of Commerce data shows.
Cambodian rice exports in the first nine months of the year rose two per cent year-on-year, led by the Chinese market, a Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) report said.
The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has called on farmers to delay their paddy sales until after the Pchum Ben festival to avoid a drop in prices.
Cambodian rice exports to international markets were worth more than $265 million in the first eight months of the year, said Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) secretary-general Lun Yeng.
Private sectors and development partners are set to announce the launch of a five-year project called RiceTechCambodia (RTC) on Wednesday, which aims to improve the livelihood of small-scale farmers.
Kadode Kampot Pepper UK won the “Great Taste Golden Fork for Ambient Product of the Year” prize at the internationally acclaimed 2019 annual Great Taste Awards Ceremony in London, the firm said in a press release on Thursday.
The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) predicted that the value of rice exports to the European market may decline by around 10 per cent this year.
Cambodia has pledged to boost rice exports to China to achieve the 400,000 tonne quota provided, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF).
Cambodia's rice exports have seemingly reached their peak, as annual exports have failed to reach government targets for the last few years.
Kampot pepper, one of the Kingdom’s top Geographical Indication (GI) products, is under pressure as over-cultivation drives farmers to give up production, said Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA) president Nguon Lay.