Rice exports to China still facing challenges, official says

The trade in rice products between Laos and China still faces challenges due to the demand for high quality by Chinese buyers, according to a senior trade promotion official. This means Lao producers will have to try a lot harder to produce high quality rice ...

Ministry lists top ten commercial rice varieties

The Department of Trade Promotion under the Ministry of Industry and Commerce has listed the top ten Lao rice varieties for domestic sale and export. Laos has about 12,000 rice varieties but many of them still need improvement for commercialisation, department Director General Mr Somvang ...

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