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Commerce Minister Cham Prasidh yesterday signed an agreement with Indonasia’s Trade Minister Gita Wirawan to export 100,000 tons of milled rice to Indonasia every year, officials said.

although details- such as when the export will begin and where the rice will be sourced- have yet to be negotiated, the deal is considered an important, the deal is considered an important step toward reaching the government’s target of exporting 1 million tons of milled rice by 2015, said Thon Virak, general director of Green Trade Co,.a state-owned rice exporter.

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Cambodia's rice field

MANILA, Philippines – Cambodia has offered to sell at least 100,000 tonnes of rice annually to Manila as it faces a supply surplus, but no deal has been reached yet, the head of the Philippines state grain agency said on Friday.

Angelito Banayo told Reuters Cambodia has a surplus of 1 to 1.2 million tonnes of paddy rice which it can sell to other countries.

He said the Philippines, the world’s biggest rice buyer, was open to possibly purchasing the grain from its Southeast Asian neighbour.

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