Manufacturing

Agricultural processing

Chinese firms set to invest in car assembly, fertiliser plants

Two Chinese companies plan to invest in a car assembly plant and an organic fertiliser processing plant in Cambodia, following a visit by a delegation of 20 company representatives from Shandong province last week. The delegation was led by Shandong provincial vice-governor Wang Shujian, who met ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firms-set-invest-car-assembly-fertiliser-plants

Ethnic group ‘disappointed’ to be denied French visas to attend court

Eleven people at the centre of a case involving seven indigenous Bunong villages in Mondulkiri province pursuing legal action in France have expressed disappointment after the French embassy in Phnom Penh denied their visa applications to attend court. A press release said the 11 included ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ethnic-group-disappointed-be-denied-french-visas-attend-court

Outlook good for the Kingdom’s agro sector

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries expressed optimism that this year would be another good year for the sector, with ministry spokesman Srey Vuthy saying many agro-processing factories are expected to commence operation this year. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/outlook-good-kingdoms-agro-sector

Chemical analysis systems to increase food safety

Local produce can now be checked for pesticide residue using the technique known as chromatography–mass spectrometry (LC-MS) after the Ministry of Agriculture acquired LCMS systems that can be deployed to farms around the country. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50536505/chemical-analysis-systems-to-increase-food-safety/

Vietnam asked to invest in rubber

During a meeting last week with a Vietnamese rubber association, Minister of Agriculture Veng Sakhon reminded Vietnamese investors of the many opportunities that the Cambodian agricultural sector offers and asked them to come to the kingdom to establish rubber and cassava processing factories. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5089361/vietnam-asked-invest-rubber/

Push to reduce chemical dependency

The Ministry of Agriculture is working to develop a procedural framework for the trade and use of biological control agents (BCAs) in agriculture in an effort to improve crop yields, protect consumer health and ensure continued access to key export markets. Regulation could also create ...

Kali Kotoski
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/push-reduce-chemical-dependency

Feed mill to take bite out of growing import demand

Chip Mong Group is the latest conglomerate to invest into local production of animal feed, announcing this week that it will sink $60 million into building a large-scale feed mill and industrial piggery, a move that agricultural experts welcomed but said would still not be ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/feed-mill-take-bite-out-growing-import-demand

Play fair, say local producers

Manufacturers of local products want fair play. While they have been receiving some consumer-support for their products, they still face an uphill battle against the same products imported from neighboring countries. And many local producers say the government should be doing more to help them ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/36313/play-fair--say-local-producers/

Pigs call first dibs on feed

AGRO-Industrial conglomerate Mong Reththy Group inaugurated its first feed mill on Friday, with the factory’s production line aimed foremost at supplying the group’s industrial pig-rearing operation, a company executive said yesterday.​ ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pigs-call-first-dibs-feed

New fertiliser venture aims to satisfy growing demand

Fertiliser manufacturer Nangoku Agriculture Development, a Japanese-Cambodian joint venture, launched operations yesterday with the aim of supplying locally manufactured fertilisers to Cambodian farmers at affordable prices.​ ...

Minister of commerce meets with Chinese

The minister of commerce, Pan Sorasak, met with officials from the Chinese-based Jilin Provincial Investment Group Co Ltd yesterday to discuss strengthening rice-processing infrastructure in the Kingdom. ...

Post Staff
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/minister-commerce-meets-chinese

Organic fertilizers enter Cambodia

A local wholesale company, Brightway Group Co. Ltd., and leading Thailand-based organic fertilizer manufacturer and distributor, MSK Fertilizer Co. Ltd., signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) yesterday for the entry of non-chemical fertilizers into the Kingdom. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/28401/organic-fertilizers-enter-cambodia/

Thai SEZ eyes Cambodia

The Thai government plans to build a special economic zone (SEZ) worth about $141.6 million in Sa Kaeo, which borders the Kingdom’s Banteay Meanchey and Battambang provinces, to serve SMEs that aim to expand their business into Cambodia, according a Thai media report. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25858/thai-sez-eyes-cambodia/

Fertilizer factory planned

A massive capacity fertilizer factory has been planned for Preah Sihanouk province, as demand for chemical fertilizers in the agricultural sectors is high. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/24604/fertilizer-factory-planned/

Singapore’s HLH Group plans $10 million farm food processing park

Singapore-listed HLH Group Ltd will invest $10 million in an agricultural food processing park, which is due to be fully operational next year, the Singapore Business Review reported yesterday. The 400-hectare park will be in Kampong Speu province’s Oral district, said Kim Koung, an official of ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/23911/singapore---s-hlh-group-plans--10-million-farm-food-processing-park/

EU market could tap into tapioca

Local agro-industrial conglomerate Mong Reththy Group is negotiating a new partnership that would send large-volume shipments of Cambodian cassava products to Europe for the first time. ...

Sor Chandara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eu-market-could-tap-tapioca

Cassava, rubber processing plants being mulled: official

Japan may import cassava and rubber from Cambodia and investors from the country are considering building processing plants for the two commodities here, according to a senior official at the Agriculture Ministry. ...

Sok Chan and May Kunmakar
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/22128/cassava--rubber-processing-plants-being-mulled--official/

Rubber association to appeal for suspension of export tax

The Association for Rubber Development in Cambodia will submit a letter to the government asking it to suspend export taxes on rubber due to the sharp decline in its price and to prevent more farmers from going out of business, its secretary general, Men Sopheak, ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/21034/rubber-association-to-appeal-for-suspension-of-export-tax/

Aus live cattle bound for Cambodia

AUSTRALIAN live cattle exporters today warmly welcomed news that Cambodia is the latest market to open for Australian live cattle exports. Australian and Cambodian government veterinary authorities have reached agreement on animal health certification requirements, paving the way for the start of trade in feeder and ...

Penelope Arthur
http://www.queenslandcountrylife.com.au/news/agriculture/cattle/beef/aus-live-cattle-bound-for-cambodia/2709179.aspx

Feed plant in Pailin to aid farmers’ stockpiles

Pailin province’s $5 million animal-feed processing plant and warehouse is to finish construction in the next three months and it is a welcomed development for the local farming community. The plant’s owner, Chea Kea, who also owns Diamond Crown casino on the border with Thailand in ...

Chan Muyhong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/feed-plant-pailin-aid-farmers%E2%80%99-stockpiles

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