In the afternoon of July 15, 2016 at the Institute of Standards Cambodia, His Excellency Senior Minister Cham Prasidh, Minister of Industry and Handicraft and Chairman of the National Standards Council(NSC) has joined the 16th Meeting of the National Standards Council that was conducted and organized by the Institute of Standard of Cambodia as secretariat of the National Standards Council in order to discuss and adopt on:.
A. The drafts national standard of rice Pka Romdoul and rice Chan Sen Sor has been prepared as a national standard that arrangements have been made under the initiative of the Royal Government of Cambodia with an aim to boost rice exports adhered to a product's identity. Both rice standards were developed by all relevant institutions, both government and private sector to implement those standards.
B. There are 99 ISO test method, which are adopted as the national standards, to provide convenience to apply in the evaluation and conclusions on the characteristics, including the quality and safety of the country's rice production. Both national standards will be used by producers, traders and the relevant authorities to improve the quality and efficiency of the country's rice exports to regional and international markets.