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Cambodia imports 5,000 tonnes of Indian salt

Cambodia imported about 5,000 tonnes of salt from India amid a shortage of stock, Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK) co-president Bun Baraing said on Sunday. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-imports-5000-tonnes-indian-salt

Cambodia-US Trade Volume Reaches $3B in First Semester of 2019

Within the first seven month of 2019, Cambodia-US trade volume has reached over USD 3 billion, an increase of 29 percent compared to the same period in 2018, which was USD 2.3 billion. ...

Fresh News staff
http://en.freshnewsasia.com/index.php/en/localnews/15347-2019-09-18-04-42-45.html

Hun Sen orders block on all illegal importation of pork

Ministries, relevant institutions, National and Military Police, the Phnom Penh Municipality and provincial halls nationwide are to work with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries to halt the illegal import of pigs and pork products, he said. ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/hun-sen-orders-block-all-illegal-importation-pork

Hun Sen aims to ban imports of non-recyclable waste

Cambodia could soon become the next Asian country to reject the importation of rubbish from overseas, despite suggestions from the private sector that Cambodia could burn waste to produce electricity. According to The Guardian, China’s ban on foreign waste last year left developed nations struggling to ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50623834/hun-sen-aims-to-ban-imports-of-non-recyclable-waste/

Pig sale from ASF areas allowed

As African Swine Fever (ASF) ravages five Cambodian provinces, causing more than $600,000 in losses to local farmers, the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries announced on Saturday it will now allow the sale of disease-free pigs from afflicted areas. A total of 3,211 pigs ...

Khorn Savi and Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/pig-sale-asf-areas-allowed

Kingdom set to import 50K tonnes of salt amid lacklustre production

Cambodia is set to import about 50,000 tonnes of salt to supply domestic demand this year, as its production accounted for only 30 per cent, according to the Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK). This will be the second consecutive year of salt shortages and ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-set-import-50k-tonnes-salt-amid-lacklustre-production

Agriculture ministry warns of legal action over pig import loopholes

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has warned that it will take legal action against its provincial departments and production offices if they maintain any loopholes which allow live pigs or pork products that might be contaminated with African swine fever to be imported ...

Khouth Sophak Chakrya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-ministry-warns-legal-action-over-pig-import-loopholes

‘VN pigs test negative for ASF’

A top veterinarian told The Post on Tuesday that 45 pigs illegally transported into Svay Rieng province from Vietnam did not have African swine fever (ASF) after tests carried out at Phnom Penh’s General Directorate of Animal Health and Production came back negative. ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/vn-pigs-test-negative-asf

SPCKK: Cambodia may face salt shortage again this year

Cambodia may face a salt shortage again this year, as harvests yielded little more than 30 per cent of the total local demand, Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK) technical chief Bun Narin said. Cambodian salt production is only available in Kampot and Kep provinces, ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/spckk-cambodia-may-face-salt-shortage-again-year

Trade deficit grows once more

Cambodia’s trade deficit with the rest of the world continued to widen last year to $5.2 billion, as the Kingdom’s imports outstripped its exports once again, a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) report released on Saturday said. The NBC figures revealed that the Kingdom imported $18.8 ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/trade-deficit-grows-once-more

Kingdom imports $16M in Thai ACs

Air conditioner imports from Thailand were valued at about $16 million last year – a fraction of the total $5 billion Thailand earned from its air conditioner exports to international markets, the country’s Department of International Trade Promotion at the Ministry of Commerce said. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-imports-16m-thai-acs

Camcontrol may leave border

Prime Minister Hun Sen recently unveiled a new campaign to boost economic independence and reduce the reliance on preferential trade statuses offered by advanced countries, saying the government will provide better trade facilitation and eliminate unnecessary procedures. At a dinner with 5,000 Cambodian journalists on Friday, ...

Hor Kimsay
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/camcontrol-may-leave-border

Chinese salt imports reach Cambodia at $100 per tonne

Salt imports from China are expected to sell at $100 per tonne in the Cambodian market, $25 more per tonne than local salt, according to the Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK). ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-salt-imports-reach-cambodia-100-tonne

Kingdom set to bring in Chinese salt

The first deliveries of salt from China arrived on Tuesday at Sihanoukville port after an agreement for a 30,000-tonne import was inked last month, said Bun Baraing, the co-president of the Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep (SPCKK). ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-set-bring-chinese-salt

Chinese imports are the salt of the Earth

Cambodia will ink an agreement with China next week to import 30,000 tonnes of salt by the end of November, said co-president of the Kep-Kampot Salt Producers Community (KKSPC) Ly Sang. Sang told The Post on Monday that the KKSPC will receive Ministry of Industry ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-imports-are-salt-earth

Advocacy group raises questions about Cambodia's gold imports

Cambodia imported about $15 billion worth of gold during five years from Singapore, according to government statistics compiled by nongovernmental organization Mother Nature Cambodia — a figure so large, corruption monitor groups say it raises alarms about potential financial crimes, particularly smuggling. ...

David Boyle and Malis Tum
https://www.voanews.com/a/advocacy-group-raises-questions-about-cambodia-gold-imports/4599968.html

Cambodia, Vietnam to boost border trade

Cambodia and Vietnam have agreed to boost their bilateral trade figures to $5 billion with the acceleration of a border trade agreement following an increase in trade volume between both countries. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50533723/cambodia-vietnam-to-boost-border-trade/

Salt body to import 30k tonnes from Thailand, China

The Kingdom will import 30,000 tonnes of salt to meet domestic demand as stockpiles are expected to empty by November, a leader from the Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep said. Citing the impact heavy rains have had on the industry, co-executive director of the body, ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/salt-body-import-30k-tonnes-thailand-china

Salt body to name quota for imports

Salt producers in the Kingdom will meet next week to finalise import quotas in line with domestic demand, the chief technical officer of the Kep-Kampot Salt Producers community (KKSPC) said on Sunday. Last month, the KKSPC said Cambodia needed to import approximately 30,000 tonnes of ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/salt-body-name-quota-imports

Agriculture ministry halts imports of pesticides

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has temporarily halted the import, supply and distribution of all pesticides. The ban comes after at least 14 people died and around 300 were warded after poisonings in Sre Norn and Alorch villages in Chet Borey district’s Kantuot ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/agriculture-ministry-halts-imports-pesticides

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