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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

Salt yields hampered by labour shortages

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts is holdings discussions with other ministries to find solutions to some of the challenges salt production faces in the Kingdom, particularly a shortage of labour and adverse weather conditions.​ Ministry spokesman Um Sotha told Khmer Times yesterday that the biggest ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50608530/salt-yields-hampered-by-labour-shortages/

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

Ministry rejects salt society’s dissolution

The Ministry of Industry and Handicraft on Tuesday rejected the Salt Producers Community of Kampot-Kep’s (SPCKK’s) proposal to dissolve, saying it needed more time to figure out the issues facing the industry, its spokesman Oum Sotha said. The decision was made during a meeting on ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-rejects-salt-societys-dissolution

Ministry set to meet the salt community over challenges

The Minister of Industry and Handicraft will hold a meeting with the Kingdom’s salt community in Kep and Kampot provinces next week to discuss the industry’s challenges, ministry spokesman Oum Sotha said. The meeting comes after the Kingdom’s sole salt industry community, Salt Producers Community ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-set-meet-salt-community-over-challenges

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

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

Low salt yields leave industry scrambling to keep up reserves

Cambodia may need to import 30,000 tonnes of salt this year to meet local demand as producers face a shortage due to climate change, an industry group says. Bun Baraing, co-director of the Kep-Kampot Salt Producers Community (KKSPC), told The Post on Wednesday that this ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/low-salt-yields-leave-industry-scrambling-keep-reserves

Salt producers told to add iodine or risk losing licence

Salt producers must now add iodine to their product or face losing their business licence after the government passed a Prakas banning sales of non-iodised salt. The move aims to tackle iodine deficiency, which is considered the leading preventable cause of intellectual and developmental disabilities ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50490141/salt-producers-told-to-add-iodine-or-risk-losing-licence/

Heavy rains washing out local salt industry in Kep, Kampot

Cambodia’s salt producers are suffering from a catastrophic harvest season that is likely to deplete their reserves and threaten the industry’s future prospects, according to leaders of the country’s largest salt federation. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/heavy-rains-washing-out-local-salt-industry-kep-kampot

Rain keeping local salt farmers from harvesting

Local farmers believe they won’t be able to produce enough salt this year to meet market demands, with weather conditions in the country being less than favourable, the president of the national salt association said yesterday. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50101594/rain-keeping-local-salt-farmers-harvesting/

Lack of iodized salt causes ‘serious public health problem’ in Cambodia

Laillou was stunned to find that 90 percent of coarse salt and 40-50 percent of fine salt was now not iodized. And all of it was labeled as iodized. Online journal Nutrients said iodine deficiency in Cambodia had become “a serious public health problem” just ...

Robert Carmichael and Sokummono Khan
http://www.voacambodia.com/a/salt-iodization-cambodia-public-health/3802313.html

Salt imports spoil market

Though the Kingdom’s existing salt farms in Kampot and Kep produce enough salt to support domestic consumption, industry experts, however, are worried that a flood of the vital commodity from neighboring countries will spoil the market for Cambodian producers. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/27907/salt-imports-spoil-market/

Hot weather shakes up local salt sector

Unusually high yields of salt production in Kep and Kampot province have surpassed the market’s low demand, filling the nation’s salt storage facilities to capacity, the head of a local industry body said yesterday.   ...

Sor Chandara
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/hot-weather-shakes-local-salt-sector

Local salt revenues drying up

Salt producers in Kep and Kampot say their revenues have plummeted over the last two years as cheaper and better-quality salt from Thailand floods the local market.Bun Baraing, co-director of the Kep-Kampot Salt Producers Community, said local consumers have switched to imported Thai salt, which ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/local-salt-revenues-drying

Salt makers shake out a big surplus

Cambodia’s salt production rose sharply at the end of this year’s harvest season thanks to more favourable weather conditions enhancing yields. Salt production in Kampot and Kep provinces – home to Cambodia’s salt fields – reached 147,000 tonnes this year, nearly double the 80,000 tonnes recorded ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/salt-makers-shake-out-big-surplus

Salt farmers fear little output due to rainfall

As salt farmers in Kep and Kampot provinces prepare for the upcoming salt season, they have expressed concerns that unstable weather conditions could cause a supply shortage on the growing domestic market. Salt production in Cambodia usually starts in early January and ends in late ...

Chan Muy Hong
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/salt-farmers-fear-little-output-due-rainfall

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