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

Kampot pepper suffering as supply exceeds demand

Kampot pepper, one of the Kingdom’s top Geographical Indication (GI) products, is under pressure as over-cultivation drives farmers to give up production, said Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA) president Nguon Lay. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-suffering-supply-exceeds-demand

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

New pepper federation set to promote sector

The government has formed a new federation for the country’s pepper industry to enhance the market and solve challenges in the sector, as the cash crop is currently facing depressed prices. The Cambodia Pepper and Spice Federation was jointly formed last Friday by the Ministries ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/new-pepper-federation-set-promote-sector

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

Price woes for Kingdom’s non-GI pepper farmers

While geographic indication (GI) status Kampot pepper is commanding a good market price, the rest of the Kingdom’s pepper farmers are experiencing falling rates due to the lack of a robust market, according to the Memot Pepper association. The Ministry of Commerce, however, has pointed ...

Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/price-woes-kingdoms-non-gi-pepper-farmers

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/

Kampot pepper hit by climate change

Farmers of Kampot pepper have had a rough planting season due to climate change, but the decrease in production is unlikely to seriously affect the market, according to the head of the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA). ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-hit-climate-change

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

Cambodia hoping to spice up Swiss cheese with Kampot pepper

Seeking to find new markets for Cambodia’s world-renowned Kampot pepper, the Ministry of Commerce held talks last week with Swiss dairy La Maison du Gruyere.   ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/113797/cambodia-hoping-to-spice-up-swiss-cheese-with-kampot-pepper/

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/

Chinese market widening for Cambodian exports

Cofco, China’s largest food processor, manufacturer and trader, will set up a working group in the kingdom to explore the possibilities available in the local agricultural market, including expanding the number of products it imports from Cambodia and investing in local infrastructure. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098014/chinese-market-widening-cambodian-exports/

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