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Cambodian Rice Quotes (Updated 15-21, Jan, 2018)
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% 810 800 740 440
10% 805 795 735 435
25% .... .... .... 420
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 Jan-June 2018 )

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% 1,362 1,250 1,407
10% .... .... ....
25% .... .... .....
A1 Extra Super .... .... .....
A1 Super ..... .... .....

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

World Rice Quotes Comparison (Update Jan 08, 2018)

Country
Variety
CAM VIETTHAIINDPAKMY
Jasmine Rice  825 ... ... ...  ...  ... 
Fragrant Rice (SKO) 745 ... ... ...  ...   ...
 White Rice
100% B
 ...  ...  ... ...  ... ... 
 White Rice
5%
 440 ... ... ... ... ...
 White Rice
10%
 435 ... ...  ...  ... ...
 White Rice
15%
430 ...  ...  ... ... ...
 White Rice
25%
 420 ...  ...  ...  ...   ... 
 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   56,274
9. Sep 29,395 35,511 26,969 41,429  49,776
10. Oct 28,031 35,418 439,06 60,016 70,149
11. Nov 37,855 31,137 48,748 58,168 70,122 
12. Dec 46,847 51,136 81,479 62,455  73,442
Yearly
Export
378,856 387,061 538,396 542,144

635,679

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 11,069  7,066   2,518 5,552  4,496  1,012 
Sep 15,939   4,477 1,234   4.232 2,590   583
Oct 18,008 9,390 2,140  7,980 3,880  1,403
Nov 22,208  7,441 1,599  7,702 2,117  705
Dec 34,881   6,622  2,173 3,151   2,554  886
12
months
199,857 77,363 27,175 38,360 44,023 26,775

Sources: Mekong Oryza 

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Rice sector optimistic as harvest wraps on Rumduol
Posted: Nov 16, 2017

Rice farmers and millers are confident that the price for premium fragrant paddy will continue to increase over the next two weeks as the annual harvest season for Phka Rumduol wraps up. However, farmers complain that they are still facing long-standing problems that could see profits squeezed.

Hun Lak, vice president of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF), said that after the first week of the Phka Rumduol rice harvest, the cost of paddy rice would be expected to increase from 1,150 riel to 1,200 riel per kilo.

“The price of paddy rice will continue to increase over the next two weeks, and it’s more stable this year than last because of high demand,” he said, adding that the price of paddy rice suffered last year in September when Thailand flooded the rice market and prices in Cambodia fell to 700 riel per kilo.

According to Lak, the current price of paddy rice is profitable for farmers, and the most successful farmers this harvest season will be those who followed the government’s instructions on ensuring seed quality, fertiliser and pesticide control.

According to CRF, the price for paddy rice purchased from the field was valued at 1,070 riel per kilo while the price millers are paying is at 1,150 riel per kilo.

Den Srey Lim, deputy director of Agricultural Development for Battambang province’s agricultural cooperative Chamroeurn Phal, who represents 220 family farmers on 1,152 hectares of rice fields, said that she anticipated the harvest this year would be a good one.

“We are happy with the paddy rice price this year, unlike last year,” she said, referencing the protests which erupted among farmers last year when the price of rice plummeted and profits disappeared.

Chray Son, deputy director of Capital Food, said that despite heightened profits this harvest season, claims from the government that they have propped up the sector are over-exaggerated. The state-run Rural Development Bank has allocated $50 million in emergency funding for rice millers, with only $9 million utilised by the private sector as of the end of last month.

“The price of paddy rice is better than last year because farmers haven’t been harvesting all at once, leading to large stockpiles of rice without storage or drying facilities to process them,” he said. “The stable price is not due to the government’s intervention at all, but is thanks to the industry itself, which has increased the number of drying and storage facilities this year.”

He added that farmers are still facing challenges, including lack of water irrigation, which have yet to be addressed.

Va Saroeurn, president of Mongkol Agricultural Development Cooperative in Battambang province’s Sangke district, who represents 500 farming families on about 1,000 hectares of rice fields, said that farmers are still not seeing significant profits because of damage caused by unaddressed challenges including drought and rampant pests. He added that only 40 percent of his members can properly access the water system.

“Despite the high price of rice, we’re still not making much profit because we cannot access water for our fields,” he said. “Most farmers in my cooperative have lost profits this year due to low production and lack of irrigation.”

By Cheng Sokhorng, The Phnom Penh Post

 

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