China, new markets, save the rot in the rice sector
Sok Chan

Cambodia milled rice (fragrant rice) exports to its single largest market European Union dropped 33.87 percent to 65,552 tonnes between January and April, 2019 from 99,138 tonnes in 2018, signalling a significant fall on the heels of the bloc’s safeguard clause instituted this January 19.

The time to change is now
Miles Dugmore

The economic tariffs on rice exports to the EU were mainly at the behest of Italian rice producers who could not compete with imported rice. As seen in trade wars, we are likely to see more of this sort of action – certainly among the major trading blocks.