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Asia Insight

Feb. 21, Fri.

White Gold - The Cambodian Rice Market

Although strong economic growth is taking place in Cambodia's capital city, rural Cambodia - home to 80% of the country's population - remains impoverished. In order to raise the standard of living there, the government has turned its attention to the production of processed rice - otherwise known as white gold. In spite of various obstacles, a rise in the annual export volume has been achieved and in this episode of Asia Insight, we follow domestic and international efforts to further boost the Cambodian rice market.