Myanmar, Cambodia seek investors for rice business

Two Southeast Asian countries not particularly known for large agricultural exports, Myanmar and Cambodia, have both declared that they want to participate in the global rice business by intensifying rice farming and milling across their respective countries with the help of foreign investors, including from the Middle East, China, South Korea, Japan and Thailand. Myanmar […]

Myanmar discusses lifting duty on rice exports to China

Myanmar is negotiating with Chinese officials to lift duty taxes on agricultural exports, including rice, bean, corn, and sesame, according to the Ministry of Commerce. Myanmar traders have had to resort to exporting rice in unnamed sacks to avoid the Chinese authorities’ quality controls. Some traders were arrested in April because China has not yet […]