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Cambodian Rice Quotes (Updated 14-20, Aug, 2017)
Variety
&
Percentage
Premium 
Jasmine
Rice 
(Rumduol)
Purity 

90%
Wet Season
Jasmine
Rice
(Rumduol)
Purity
>
85%
Wet Season

Fragrant Rice
(Sen Kra Ob)

>

85%
Dry Season

Long Grain White Rice IR
5% 710 705 590 425
10% 705 700 585 420
25% .... .... .... 410
A1 Extra Super .... .... .... ....
A1 Super .... .... ....  

FOB Term US$/Ton Phnom Penh or Sihanouk Ville Port (Min Order 10 Containers) 

Cambodian Premium Red and Organic Rice Quotes ( Update July-Dec 2017 )

Variety
&
Percentage
Organic (Phka Malis) 
Jasmine Rice
= 92%
Wet Season
Organic Brown Jasmine Rice
(Phka Malis)
Purity = 92%
Wet Season
Red Jasmine Rice
(Phka Malis)
Wet Season
5% 1,417 1,260 1,445
10% .... .... ....
25% .... .... .....
A1 Extra Super .... .... .....
A1 Super ..... .... .....

FOB Term US$/Ton Phnom Penh or Sihanouk Ville Port

World Rice Quotes Comparison (Update Aug 14, 2017)

Country
Variety
CAM VIETTHAIINDPAKMY
Jasmine Rice  710 ... ... ...  ...  ... 
Fragrant Rice (SKO) 590 ... ... ...  ...   ...
 White Rice
100% B
 ...  ...  ...  ...  ...  ... 
 White Rice
5%
 425 ...  ...  ...  ...  ...
 White Rice
10%
 420 ... ...  ...  ... ...
 White Rice
15%
415 ...  ...  ... ... ...
 White Rice
25%
 410 ...  ...  ...  ...   ... 
 Parboiled Rice ... ... ...  ... ... ...

FOB Term US$/Ton 

Cambodian Rice Exported by Months 2013 to 2017

Monthly20132014201520162017
1. Jan 25,726 21,536 35,921 44,033   48,820
2. Feb 24,089 27,037 37,676 51,912  60,731
3. Mar 45,413 35,757 75,867 66,275  57,127
4. Apr 23,276 35,961 51,719 39,550  45,716
5. May 28,350 27,971 41,842 32,558 45,243 
6. Jun 29,105 29,666 40,800 33,862  30,925
7. Jul 31,411 26,060 28,492 24,087 27,354 
8. Aug 29,358 29,871 29,819 27,799   
9. Sep 29,395 35,511 26,969 41,429  
10. Oct 28,031 35,418 439,06 60,016  
11. Nov 37,855 31,137 48,748 58,168  
12. Dec 46,847 51,136 81,479 62,455   
Yearly
Export
378,856 387,061 538,396 542,144

315,916 

Sources: Mekong Oryza - Cambodia Rice Federation CRF 

Top Countries Imported Cambodian Rice Monthly 2014-2017

Monthly
/Tons
FRAPOLCHINAMALNETBEL
Year 2014 70,077 55,938 48,980 48,120 32,024 18,515
Monthly
/Tons
CHINAFRANETMALPOLUK
Year 2015 116,639 75,257 58,410 54,914 58,410 18,557
Monthly
/Tons
CHINAFRANETMALPOLUK
Year 2016 127,460 78,329 28,690 38,877 64,035 17,673
2017 CHINA FRA NET MAL POL

UK

Jan 18,383 8,230 2,219 529 4,760 2,432
Feb 28,004   7,088 2,960   529  4,376 3,954 
Mar 21,095  5,688   2,471 2,162  3,778   4,285
Apr  13,950  6,842 2,056 2,092  3,789 4,588
May  7,337  5,611  3,217  1,553  6,333 5,363 
Jun  5,951 3,862  1,971  1,265  2,603  647 
Jul 3,032  5,046   2,617  1,613  2,747  917
Aug            
Sep            
Oct            
Nov            
Dec            
12
months
97,752 42,367 17,511 9,743 28,386 22,186

Sources: Mekong Oryza 

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Govt accused of rice sale irregularities
Posted: Jul 15, 2017

MEMBERS of the Pheu Thai Party have asked the Auditor General to investigate the government’s programme of rice auctions dating to the 2014 coup, alleging irregularities that have caused losses to the state.

The party members led by Yuttapong Charasathein, a former deputy minister of agriculture and Cooperatives, yesterday filed a complaint with the Office of the Auditor General over the alleged irregularities.

Chief among their concerns is that rice fit for human consumption had been declared low grade, and was auctioned off for animal feed and industrial purposes. The sale of rice stocks classified in that category fetched lower prices and, the MPs claim, resulted in reduced government revenue.

In the complaint, the Pheu Thai members questioned why the government sold fragrant rice as animal feed from a number of warehouses. Yuttapong said Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha, as chairman of the National Rice Policy Committee, knew about this practice.

The Commerce Ministry yesterday denied any irregularities in the auctions.  

The Pheu Thai members say the government should have sold the rice at reduced prices or given it to the poor, rather than accept the much lower prices resulting the stock being put up for sale as animal feed.

They demanded that the Auditor General investigate the rice auctions - numbering more than 20 since August 2014 – to find out whether corruption was involved.  

The Pheu Thai members suspect that ML Panadda Diskul, chairperson of the committee responsible for testing rice quality, might try to blame the Pheu Thai Party for the reduced auction revenue resulting from the quality rice being passed off as low grade stocks.

The government has said the Pheu Thai Party presided over a corrupt rice-pledging scheme, before it was ousted from government in May 2014.

Deputy director-general of the Foreign Trade Department, Keerati Rushchano, yesterday denied an allegation made by the Pheu Thai members that that the irregularities in the government’s rice auctions had caused losses of around Bt10 billion.

He said department did not approve a bid to pay Bt11.25 per kilogram for food-grade rice at one auction because the offer did not meet minimum price threshold set by the authorities. While authorities approved Bt 6.10 per kilogram in a later round auction because the bulk of that rice was not food grade.

Director general of Foreign Trade Department Duangporn Rodphaya said there was clear criteria for which companies could bid at the acutions. Bidders must not have record of breaching contracts or causing damage to the public interest. So some bidders were not qualified to participate the bidding, she said.

She said that people needed to take into account the differences in price between food grade and non-food grade rice. The rice auction committee comprises representatives from many state agencies, so no one official could collude with some bidders, she said.

 She said that white rice inventory accumulated from the Yingluck government’s rice price-support scheme totalled 17.76 million tonnes. Out of this amount, only 2.2 million tonnes met benchmark quality. As of June this year, the government sold via auction 13.6 million tonnes worth Bt126.5 billion including exports of 361,648 tonnes worth of Bt3.5 billion.  

The Commerce Ministry has put a further 160,000 tonnes on auction. The ministry estimated that 740,000 tonnes could not be put on auction due to its severe rotten state and a legal dispute with some rice mill operators.

She said the government had not been able to sell rice at higher prices because of poor quality and market pressures. If the government had to sell rice at the prices the previous government paid for stockpiling, the auction minimum price would be as high as Bt22,00 to Bt23,00 tonne for white rice and between Bt29,000 and Bt30,000 a tonne of jasmine rice.  

Meanwhile, Somporn Isvilanonda, a rice expert and member of the committee examining rice quality, said that the Pheu Thai politicians might be trying to play political games with their complaint to the Auditor General. He assured that the rice auctions were transparent.  

Somporn also said the cost to the public from the pledging schemes of past governments came to an estimated Bt500 billion.

By WICHIT CHAITRONG, THE NATION

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