Cambodia and Vietnam cooperate in rubber growing


The Cambodian Government will create the best favorable condition for the Vietnam Rubber Group (VRG) to plant rubber trees in Cambodia, stressed Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Yim Chhayly.


The Deputy PM, who is also Chairman of the Cambodian Council for Agricultural and Rural Development, made the affirmation at the first day of  his working sessions with the Dong Phu Rubber Joint Stock Company and the Phu Rieng Rubber Company on June 9.


He praised the VRG for having planted 60,000 ha of rubber trees in Cambodia.


Mr Nguyen Thanh Hai, General Director of Dong Phu Rubber Joint Stock Company reported to the Deputy PM that Dong Phu Rubber Joint Stock Company ha planted 11,000 ha of rubber in Vietnam, and the rural productivity reaches more than 2.2 ton per ha in 2010, and until now Dong Phu has invested in growing 5,000 ha rubber trees in Cambodia.


At the the Phu Rieng Rubber Company , General Director Le Thanh Tu said, the company is now running 19,000 ha of rubber trees and 19.000 ha of forest.


VRG General Director Tran Ngoc Thuan said that his group will strive to grow 100,000 ha of rubber trees by 2013 for the interest of the two countries.


Deputy PM Chhayly will end his working sessions with the VRG and its affiliates until June 13.

By SGGP writers- Translated by H.T.D

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