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Boosting domestic vegetable production to curb imports

The country planted a variety of vegetables covering a total 58,000 hectares of land nationwide by the end of 2019 that produced 68 per cent of local market demand, according to Ministry of Agriculture’s spokesperson Srey Vuthy. By 2023, he wants this to increase to 63,000 ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50676080/boosting-domestic-vegetable-production-to-curb-imports

Siam City Cement to enter Cambodia with local partner

Siam City Cement and the Chip Mong Group will co-build a new cement plant in the Toukmeas district of Kampot by 2015 in order to take advantage of the “huge” demand in Cambodia. The plant will cater specifically to the Cambodian market, although they will also ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/Business/siam-city-cement-to-enter-kingdom-with-local-partner.html

Cambodia's salt output may decrease

The Kep-Kamport Salt Producers Community expressed concern about the production of salt this year not reaching its forecast due to the late-starting season and the lack of labour to work in the fields. Um Chhun, director of the administration office in Kep-Kamport Salt Producers Community, said ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012121060176/Business/salt-output-may-decrease.html

T.K. Garment Co moves across the border for cheaper wages

When the government decided to raise the daily minimum wage to 300 baht nationwide, labour-intensive industries knew sunset was descending on their businesses. As a leading original equipment manufacturer (OEM) for popular clothes lines in Thailand, the company is relocating its largest production site to ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/economics/324412/sunrise-in-cambodia

Refined sugar for domestic market

Phnom Penh Sugar will begin producing white sugar this month for the Cambodian market to reduce the demand for imported sugar, according to a spokeswoman for the firm. Chheang Kemsoun, a representative of Phnom Penh Sugar, told the Post yesterday the company would produce white sugar ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110759620/Business/refined-sugar-for-domestic-market.html

Brown rice standards are being promoted

Cambodian officials have begun to raise awareness on the forthcoming government issued standards for Cambodian milled brown rice, in an effort to guage reactions ahead of the official approval by the National Standards Board, according to officials. The official approval, aimed at promoting brown rice in ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091958785/Business/government-promotes-new-brown-rice-standards.html

PM pushes edible exports

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday urged Cambodian food and beverage companies to look to export markets. The call, made at the opening ceremony of the Khmer Brewery, came in the wake of similar exhortations from international organisations for Cambodia to diversify its exports. “Now, we are not ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012051556160/Business/pm-pushes-edible-exports.html

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