Forest commodities exports down in 2022
Cambodia netted $531.864 million from the export of rubber latex and wood in 2022, down 12.85 per cent over 2021, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery’s General Directorate of Rubber (GDR). ...
Big $0.3B tyre plant finished ‘by May’
Construction work on a massive tyre factory in Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) is expected to be completed by May, according to Preah Sihanouk Provincial Administration spokesman Kheang Phearom on January 3. ...
Nearly $400 million earned by Cambodia in 10 months through rubber, rubber wood exports
In the first 10 months of 2022, from January to October, Cambodia earned more than $396 million from the export of rubber and rubber wood said the report of the General Department of Rubber. ...
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$15 million Kampong Speu animal feed plant launched
International animal feed joint venture De Heus TMH Cambodia has launched a $15 million factory in Kampong Speu province that is able to produce 180,000 tonnes of animal feed annually, the agriculture ministry reported on April 24. ...
Rubber exports bounce past $265M in first nine months
Cambodia exported 174,100 tonnes of rubber valued at $265.8 million in the first nine months of 2021, surging by 48,300 tonnes (38.4 per cent) in volume and $111.6 million (72.3 per cent) in value over January-September 2020, the General Department of Customs and Excise reported. ...
Exports of rubber latex, wood rake in over $326M in Jan-Aug
Cambodia generated more than $326 million from the export of rubber latex and wood in the first eight months of this year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries’ General Directorate of Rubber. ...
Gov’t cuts taxes on rubber exports to aid ailing sector
The government has reduced taxes on rubber exports to minimise the impact of a fall in the international price of the commodity. ...
Rubber exports rise by 30% year-on-year
Cambodia exported more than 282,071 tonnes of rubber last year, a 30 per cent increase from 2018’s 217,501 tonnes, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report said. The commodity reeled in $377 million in revenue last year, up 32 per cent from 2018’s $286 ...
Government’s study aims to expand rubber revenue
The General Directorate of Rubber announced a joint study on family-owned rubber plantations in three provinces to better understand how growers have responded to the sharp drop in rubber prices over the past nine years. The average cost of rubber has fallen from around $4,600 ...
Rubber exports grow nearly 24% last year
The Kingdom’s rubber exports saw a 24 per cent increase over the first 11 months of last year compared to the same period in 2018, data from the General Directorate of Rubber obtained by The Post on Tuesday showed. Pol Sopha, the director-general of the ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...
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. ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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. ...
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. ...