Trade

Imports

Brakes put on auto imports

With the Covid-19 pandemic cutting into the global vehicle and parts manufacturing industry and transforming Cambodians’ spending habits, imports have seen a sharp decline this year. Cambodia imported $600.903 million worth of vehicles and parts in the first five months of the year, plunging 17.39 ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/brakes-put-auto-imports

‘Abnormally’ high price of pork

The Pig Support in Cambodia Association claims that the price of imported live pigs is abnormally high. The association says there are now six companies granted a business licence to import the animals from foreign countries. Most come from Thailand. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50731794/abnormally-high-price-of-pork/

Fertiliser imports on the rise

Cambodia imported more than 1.2 million tonnes of fertiliser and pesticide in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 9 percent, according to a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721495/fertiliser-imports-on-the-rise/

12 more Chinese ships carrying garment raw materials to arrive in Cambodia this week

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) said on Wednesday that 12 more Chinese ships transporting raw materials for garment industry will arrive in Cambodia this week. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50700937/12-more-chinese-ships-carrying-garment-raw-materials-to-arrive-in-cambodia-this-week

LNG imported from China to Cambodia

Local business Cambodian Natural Gas Co Ltd and Chinese firm CNOOC Gas Power Group Co Ltd teamed up in importing liquefied natural gas (LNG) to distribute within Cambodia’s market. The company’s officers said the cooperation is to import the LNG to supply  demand in the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680059/lng-imported-from-china-to-cambodia

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

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