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Exports climb 20% on $14B worth of Cambodian goods

Cambodia exported $14.1 billion worth of goods in the first nine months of this year, up 20.07 per cent from the same period last year, despite Covid-19’s production-chain disruptions and its impact on global demand, the Ministry of Economy and Finance reported. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/exports-climb-20-14b-worth-cambodian-goods

Think tank pushes ACMECS to establish rice association

The independent Phnom Penh-based think tank Asian Vision Institute on Monday called on the five inland ASEAN countries to consider setting up a regional rice-producing association to maintain food security in the region amid Covid-19. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/think-tank-pushes-acmecs-establish-rice-association

Cambodia exports more than 1.5 million bicycles in first nine months

Over 1.5 million units of Cambodian bicycles have been exported to foreign markets as of the third quarter of this year, generating nearly $400 million, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779897/cambodia-exports-more-than-1-5-million-bicycles-in-first-nine-months/

Rice exports hindered by a number of factors, says an insider

In 2015, the government set a target for 1 million tonnes of rice exports by 2020. It will miss it this year with an expected 800,000 tonnes and has reset it for next year. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779265/rice-exports-hindered-by-a-number-of-factors-says-an-insider/

Cambodia’s rubber export up 21 per cent in first 9 months

Cambodia exported 209,819 tons of dry rubber in the first nine months of 2020, up 21 percent compared to the same period last year, said a General Directorate of Rubber report. ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50778141/cambodias-rubber-export-up-21-per-cent-in-first-9-months/

Nearly 1 million tonnes of milled rice exported to China by Q3

Cambodia has exported nearly 1 million tonnes of milled rice as of the third quarter of 2020, and the figure could reach 1.2 million tonnes in a near future. The record was revealed on Tuesday by the Cambodia Rice Federation, underlining that the export followed ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50778347/nearly-1-million-tonnes-of-milled-rice-exported-to-china-by-q3/

Rice exports ‘unaffected by rain’

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has claimed that the floods, which have had the biggest impact on the agriculture sector, will not hurt the country’s rice exports this year. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775239/rice-exports-unaffected-by-rain/

Rubber exports are up but prices still remain elastic

Cambodia exported 179,621 tonnes of rubber in the first nine months of 2020, a jump of 3.78 per cent from the same period last year, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-exports-are-prices-still-remain-elastic

Six million tonnes of agricultural products exported in first nine months

Cambodia exported a total of 5.8 million tonnes of agricultural products to foreign markets during the first nine months of this year, despite the global COVID-19 crisis. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50769105/six-million-tonnes-of-agricultural-products-exported-in-first-nine-months/

Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone —to Build an International Zone with the Concept of “Win-win”

Data from Cambodia’s custom and excise department shows that from January to August this year, the total number of containers arriving and leaving the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) increased by 22.1% compared with the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767842/sihanoukville-special-economic-zone-to-build-an-international-zone-with-the-concept-of-win-win/

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

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