Trade

Exports

Boost for special economic zones

Cambodia exports via Svay Rieng province-based special economic zones (SEZs) alone reached more than $124.87 million in August, an increase of more than $57 million in July, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765345/boost-for-special-economic-zones/

Cambodia’s exports continue to face challenges amidst global headwinds

The Kingdom’s export to the international market is under threat although the country has secured regional and global free trade agreements, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764362/cambodias-exports-continue-to-face-challenges-amidst-global-headwinds/

Cambodia has exported more than 3 million tonnes of agricultural produce

More than 3 million tonnes of Cambodia’s agricultural products were exported as of Sept 11,  according to a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764124/cambodia-has-exported-more-than-3-million-tonnes-of-agricultural-produce/

Cambodia ensures food security and rice exports

The beginning of this season’s rice harvest has been slower than in 2019. This has been brought about by drought causing slower seed-planting, resulting in some farmers having to replant and harvest has now been extended into December. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50758818/cambodia-ensures-food-security-and-rice-exports/

Cambodia-Japan trade volume decreases slightly by 3.7 percent to $1.01 Billion in H1, 2020

The volume of bilateral trade between Cambodia and Japan was recorded at $1.01 billion in the first half of this year, a year-on-year decrease of 3.7 percent. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755518/cambodia-japan-trade-volume-decreases-slightly-by-3-7-percent-to-1-01-billion-in-h1-2020/

Rice Federation upbeat about Cambodia-Korea FTA

The Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will expand Cambodia’s rice export potential, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754722/rice-federation-upbeat-about-cambodia-korea-fta/

Kingdom’s PPE exports up 130%

Cambodia exported just over $191.3 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the first half of this year, a 130 per cent rise from the $83.3 million recorded last year. The exports were largely driven by Covid-19 fears and a shortage of such equipment, ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-ppe-exports-130

Hygiene standards may hold up food export deals

Cambodia will mostly rely on agricultural products for trade with partners around the globe, a move that requires the sector to be more developed and productivity increased, insiders say. It follows news that the bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA) between the Kingdom and China has just ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750112/hygiene-standards-may-hold-up-food-export-deals/

Exports rise in value, lower imports

Cambodian total export values amounted to $5.9 billion, a year-on-year increase of 11.7 percent in the first five months of this year. The value of Cambodia’s total imports amounted to $8.1 billion,  a decrease by 1 percent in the same period, compared with 2019, according ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50749966/exports-rise-in-value-lower-imports/

Yellow bananas blossoming with Chinese investment

China has given the green light for five new companies to invest in Cambodia’s yellow banana plantations. Industry insiders said they are optimistic that yellow banana exports to that country will double in 2020. The approval of the five companies brings the total number of ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/yellow-bananas-blossoming-chinese-investment

Cambodia-Thailand trade reaches over $3.4 billion

The two-way trade between Cambodia and Thailand rose by 5.6 percent in the first five months of this year to $3,472 billion, according to the statistics from Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce.​ From January to May 2020, Cambodia exported $711 million worth of goods to Thailand, ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748231/cambodia-thailand-trade-reaches-over-3-4-billion/

Cambodia-U.S. trade Up 18 percent in first five months

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and the U.S. was recorded at $2,488.3 billion in the first five months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 18 percent. Statistics from the U.S. Census Bureau, from January to May, the Kingdom exported $2,363 million worth of products to ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50748234/cambodia-u-s-trade-up-18-percent-in-first-five-months/

Cambodia’s rubber export up 18 percent in H1

Cambodia exported 123,151 tons of dry rubber in the first half of 2020, up 18 percent compared to the same period last year, said a General Directorate of Rubber report on Monday. ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746839/cambodias-rubber-export-up-18-percent-in-h1/

Banana exports drop amid pandemic

Cambodia’s exports of yellow bananas experienced a slight decline during the first half of this year compared with the corresponding period last year due to the coronavirus pandemic which is affecting global supply and demand. ...

Cashew nuts key to achieving exports target, says ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (MAFF) has continued to promote the local development of cashew nuts, saying the crop has the potential to help the country achieve its aim for 12 percent growth in agricultural exports by 2025. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50746300/cashew-nuts-key-to-achieving-exports-target-says-ministry/

Fisheries exports struggling to remain afloat, need gov’t push

Cambodia exported 1,372 tonnes of fisheries products to the international market in the first half of this year, sinking around 80 per cent from 8,710 tonnes in the same period last year, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fisheries-exports-struggling-remain-afloat-need-govt-push

Crisis talks on threat to rice imports

The Commerce Ministry and Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) had an urgent meeting about the USA Rice Federation to the The United States International Trade Commission (USITC) on the eliminating a trade benefit on rice imported to US including from Cambodia. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744806/crisis-talks-on-threat-to-rice-imports/

Garment exports fall, factories hit by virus

Exports in garment sector dropped more than 5 percent to around $3.78 billion in the first half of the year, according to a spokesman of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training. ...

Sok Chan
http://khmertimeskh.com/50743103/garment-exports-fall-factories-hit-by-virus/

Cambodia’s rubber exports increase by 17 percent in first five months

Cambodia exported 97,175 tonnes of rubber to foreign markets in the first five months of this year, an increase by 17 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50741048/cambodias-rubber-exports-increase-by-17-percent-in-first-five-months/

Kampong Cham exports over 20,000 tonnes of bananas

Kampong Cham provincial governor Un Chanda said yesterday at a press conference the province has exported over 20,000 tonnes of fresh yellow bananas to international markets during the first six months of this year. ...

Khann Chanvirak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50740992/kampong-cham-exports-over-20000-tonnes-of-bananas/

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