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Prices fluctuate due to poll

As election data trickled in on Sunday evening and a fear set in borne of uncertainty and a beefed-up police presence, demand for basic commodities surged, food prices briefly rose, and some banks saw an expected rise in withdrawals. Sales of rice jumped from their normal ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/prices-fluctuate-due-poll

Vendors: food prices rise before Khmer New Year

The price of meat will be higher during Khmer New Year, with prices rising between 2,000 riel and 3,000 riel ($0.50 and $0.75) per kilogram, according to vendors. Som Sreymom, a pork vendor at Kandal market, said the price of pork would hit as much as ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013041265052/Business/vendors-food-prices-rise-before-khmer-new-year.html

Cambodia's inflation lower than 3 pct this year: PM

Cambodia’s inflation rate is expected to be less than 3 percent in 2012 thanks to stable food prices, Prime Minister Hun Sen said Friday. “This year, the inflation will be less than 3 percent, it is low and good if compared to 5.5 percent rate last ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2012-11/30/c_132010698.htm

CPI: cost of living falls slightly

The Kingdom’s consumer price index declined by 0.1 per cent in October for the first time in 2012 due to a decline in food and gasoline prices and a stable US dollar exchange rate, according to official data released by the National Institute of Statistics ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012112359895/Business/cpi-cost-of-living-falls-slightly.html

Slight fall in food price index

Global food prices fell 1 per cent or two points in the October 2012 Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) Food Price Index released on October 7, 2012. The index averaged 213 points, compared to September’s revised level of 215 points. According to the FAO, the decrease ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012110959664/Business/slight-fall-in-food-price-index.html

Beef price almost doubles

High demand for beef, particularly during the Islamic Qurban festival which ended yesterday, caused beef prices to almost double compared with the same period last year, according to Islamic leaders and officials. Him Khortieth, IKatan  Mahabbah Muslimin’s (IMAN) representative in Cambodia, said the association planned to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012103059462/Business/beef-price-almost-doubles.html

Cooperatives Key to Help Farmers, Combat Hunger

The key to lifting people out of poverty could be found in the setting up of farming cooperatives, the country director of the World Food Program said on Friday, which was also World Food Day. Jean-Pierre de Margerie, country director of the World Food Program, said ...

Food Prices Remain High

Global food prices remained high in August according to the UN’s Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) food price index, maintaining the high level achieved last month as corn prices jumped in the US and rice prices increased in Cambodia. With 213 points in August the food ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091158634/Business/food-prices-remain-high.html

Consumer price index climbs on food and fuel

Cambodia’s consumer price index (CPI) increased slightly year-on-year in July by 1.3 per cent, which was driven by increased food and fuel prices, according official data from the National Institute of Statistics (NIS). “The increase for all index groups was 1.3 per cent of inflation in July 2012 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091058593/Business/consumer-price-index-climbs-on-food-and-fuel.html

Cambodia continues to see slow price increase

Food prices drove moderate inflation in June, with experts calling the 1.8 per cent year-on-year increase acceptable. Month on month, inflation rose at about 0.1 per cent, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed. Khin Song, deputy director general at NIS, said the slow rise in ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072657634/Business/cambodia-continues-to-see-slow-price-increase.html

Inflation Falls on Lower Gas, Food Prices

Consumer prices in Phnom Penh grew just 1.8 percent year-on-year in the month of June, the lowest increase in almost two years, as food and gas prices remained stable, according to figures released yesterday by the Ministry of Planning. In its monthly inflation report, the ministry ...

Officials say Cambodia's price rises manageable

Cambodia’s inflation rose by 5.49 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of the year, due to increases in food and fuel prices, according to the monthly data from the National Institute of Statistics compiled by the Post. However, economists and government officials said they were ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060556580/Business/officials-say-price-rises-manageable.html

Samdech PM Appeals Aligning Oil Price to Food Price

Samdech Prime Minister Hun Sen appealed to the world to harmonize energy prices to food prices as food production shouldn’t outstrip the consumption of volatile fuels while food price remains stable, at the 4th workshop on food security and nutrition. Calling it “The Phnom Penh Initiative,” Prime Minister Hun Sen requested that the issue be ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Hun Sen Calls on G-8 to Stabilize Food Prices

Going back on an earlier promise not to make any more public speeches before next month’s commune elections, Prime Minister Hun Sen gave the opening address at a two-day conference on food security and nutrition in Phnom Penh yesterday. At the event, organized by the Council ...

Food costs expose gap in country's production

Despite a 67 per cent drop in food imports to Cambodia in 2011, inflation in exporting countries drove an 18 per cent rise in the total value of the imports. Food imports fell from 769,993 tonnes in 2010 to 254,080 in 2011, while the total value ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012012654150/Business/food-costs-expose-gap-in-countrys-production.html

Subpar sanitation, high food prices curbing growth, UN says

Economic growth in Cambodia is being hampered by poor sanitation and hygiene, and rising food prices are leaving people struggling to afford basic produce for a balanced diet, according to a report released yesterday by the UN Development Program (UNDP). The UNDP’s 2011 Human Development Report ...

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