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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

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

New Kampot Salt Farm Has Big Ambitions

TOEK CHHOU DISTRICT, Kampot province – A donor-backed project launched here on Saturday aims to produce Cambodia’s first export-quality sea salt and invigorate the struggling local salt industry. In a ceremony among Kampot’s vast fields of coastal saltpans and low levees, company representatives from Asia Salt ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/new-kampot-salt-farm-has-big-ambitions-20505/

January's Salt harvest Destroyed by Rains

Heavy rainfall over the weekend has destroyed all the salt that was due to be harvested this month in Kep and Kampot provinces, farmers said yesterday. “The salt that we planned to harvest this week was completely destroyed because of heavy rain,” said Um Chon, chief ...

http://cambodiadaily.com/

Rains Lead to Reduction in Salt Harvests

Heavy rainfall in April and May has cut salt production by a third in Kep and Kampot provinces even though farmers extended the harvest season there by a month, farmers said yesterday. Last year, farmers were able to produce about 90,000 tons of salt on 4,500 ...

Salt farmers extend season by one month

In an effort to make up for the low salt yield this year caused by unexpected rainfall during the dry season, farmers in salt-producing Kep and Kampot provinces said yesterday that they would try to continue harvesting the mineral for another month even though the ...

Severe Rains Slow Salt Farmers’ Harvest Goals

Salt farmers in Kampot and Kep may be unable to harvest the roughly 90,000 tons they sell annually due to excessive rains, and the country may have to turn to foreign markets, producers said yesterday. Ly Sreng, deputy chief of the Kep-Kampot Salt Producers Community, ...

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