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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

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

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/

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

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