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Trade

Exports

First quarter food exports suffering

New figures paint a poor picture of exports for Cambodia, highlighting the debilitating effects of COVID-19 on trade. One reason is a massive increase of up to five times in the cost of shipping combined with a shortage of available containers. ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50835793/first-quarter-food-exports-suffering/

Dry season rice crops have bumper Q1, exports decrease by 33 per cent

Yields for this year’s dry-season crops, especially rice, increased significantly in the first quarter of 2021, though exports decreased compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/dry-season-rice-crops-have-bumper-q1-exports-decrease-33-cent

Electronic, electrical exports hit $755.34M

Cambodia exported $755.34 million worth of electrical equipment and electronic components to international markets in 2020, up 31.49 per cent compared to $574.44 million in 2019, according to the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/electronic-electrical-exports-hit-75534m

Bird’s nest exports to China still far off

The Kingdom’s remains bogged down in efforts to officially export edible bird’s nest to China, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on April 1. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/birds-nest-exports-china-still-far

Covid fails to sour palm sugar’s sweet market

Minimal disruption to production chains and booming demand is sweet news for suppliers of geographical-indication- (GI) certified palm sugar. According to Saroeun, members can produce 250 tonnes of the commodity per season in December-May. He said KSPSPA’s 10 member companies exported a total of 70 ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/covid-fails-sour-palm-sugars-sweet-market

Tobacco exports trail off in 2020

Cambodia exported more than 5.8 thousand tonnes of dried tobacco leaves worth more than $17 million to nine countries last year, marking a 14 per cent and 28 per cent decline in volume and value, respectively, over 2019. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/tobacco-exports-trail-2020

China demand stretches rubber prices

The prices of Cambodian natural rubber latex on international markets have risen by more than 10 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter, driven by rising demand from China, according to a senior official of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-demand-stretches-rubber-prices

Ministry urges for registration of mango farms for exports

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has urged farmers to register their mango farms for certification to exports. This was reminded in the ministry’s press release issued recently, adding that the registration of mango farms is also intended to stabilise the price of the ...

Lim Nary/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50818315/ministry-urges-for-registration-of-mango-farms-for-exports/

Exports to China gain modest 8% in 2020

Cambodia’s total export value to China extended its winning streak last year, weathering supply chain disruptions due to the Covid-19 outbreak. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/exports-china-gain-modest-8-2020

Cambodia’s rubber export reach $85 million in January

Cambodia exported some 52,711 tonnes of rubber in January, generating around $85 million for the national income. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50814911/cambodias-rubber-export-reach-85-million-in-january/

Cash-crop exports 200K tonnes in January

Cambodia exported 203,485 tonnes of seven major cash crops last month, according to a report by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The ministry lists these as milled rice, natural rubber, corn, cashew nuts, peppercorn, as well as fresh bananas, chillies and mangoes. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cash-crop-exports-200k-tonnes-january

Amru celebrates 10th anniversary

Over the last decade since the government established a rice promotion policy in 2010, locally-owned rice miller and exporter Amru Rice (Cambodia) Co Ltd has become one of the game changers in driving milled-rice exports and transforming the Kingdom into a key rice exporter in ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/amru-celebrates-10th-anniversary

Skyrocketing shipping costs threaten exports

The Kingdom’s exporters have expressed deepening concerns about spiraling shipping costs, which could diminish this year’s trade figures if prolonged. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/skyrocketing-shipping-costs-threaten-exports

Cambodian exports to US show strength in 2020

Cambodia’s 2020 exports to the US remained strong despite the COVID-19 pandemic crisis as the Kingdom’s exports to its other primary trading partners declined. Figures from the US Census Bureau showed that Cambodia exported $6.577 billion of goods to the world’s largest economy, a year-on-year ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50811365/cambodian-exports-to-us-show-strength-in-2020/

Three mango farms qualify for Chinese SPS checks

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries plans to submit a list of three mango farms to experts at China’s General Administration of Customs for a check of their meeting sanitary and phytosanitary standards (SPS).   ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50810884/three-mango-farms-qualify-for-chinese-sps-checks/

SSEZ exports increase 26 percent in 2020

The Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) has reported export growth of 26.52 percent in 2020, a significant achievement in light of the COVID-19 pandemic. ...

Chea Vayuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50808658/ssez-exports-increase-26-percent-in-2020/

Gov’t plans non-garment industrial export expansion

The government plans to boost non-garment manufacturing exports this year on the back of strong market demand as the availability of viable Covid-19 vaccines jumpstarts a global economy hungry for recovery. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/govt-plans-non-garment-industrial-export-expansion

Duty-free exports to US jump

Cambodia exported goods worth $6.06 billion to the US market in the first 11 months of last year, up 22.2 per cent from the same period in 2019, while total bilateral trade volume reached $6.37 billion, according to data released by the US Bureau of ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/duty-free-exports-us-jump

Kingdom’s bicycle exports top $500M

Cambodia exported bicycles worth approximately $527 million to international markets last year, up 27 percent from 2019. This establishes Cambodia as the No1 country in ASEAN and No5 globally for bicycle exports, according to data from the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-bicycle-exports-top-500m

‘Robust’ new cassava policy aims to diversify farming and boost exports

The launch of Cambodia’s National Cassava Policy 2020-2025 yesterday delivered new energy to the boosting of production and exports for the crop. This policy sets robust commitments for the diversification of Cambodia’s economic bases away from traditional sectors. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50803999/robust-new-cassava-policy-aims-to-diversify-farming-and-boost-exports/

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