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Export of Cambodian longans to China imminent

Cambodian Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Veng Sakhon,  has said that  China’s General Administration of Customs had recently released its list of quarantine pests in regard to the export of Cambodian longans to China. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50931204/export-of-cambodian-longans-to-china-imminent/

Battambang to buy longan till Sept 13

The Battambang Provincial Administration has said it will continue to buy Ta Ngen and Kra’op (fragrant) longan directly from farmers till September 13, in an extension of a purchasing initiative meant to offset market stresses created by Covid-related export problems. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/battambang-buy-longan-till-sept-13

Industry prepares the ground for longan

Cambodian Xing Can Shi Pin Co Ltd has reportedly earmarked $11.2 million to set up a factory to process cashew nuts and produce dried mangoes, pineapples, jackfruits and longan, in Kampong Speu province’s northwesternmost Oral district, offering a ray of solace to the Kingdom’s beleaguered ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/industry-prepares-ground-longan

Race against time for Chinese approval of longan shipments

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries and the Pailin Longan Association (PLA) are fast-tracking negotiations for market access to China in a race against time to reach a prompt and meaningful resolution to the plight facing longan growers before peak harvest season. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/race-against-time-chinese-approval-longan-shipments

Invest in longan processing: ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries has called for increased private sector investment in longan processing for export, as the Kingdom seeks to negotiate market access with phytosanitary authorities in a number of countries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/invest-longan-processing-ministry

Ministry of Agriculture calls for investments in Longan processing

Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries has called on private sector to invest in processing facilities for longan, while is also in talks to export the fruit to more international markets. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50920608/ministry-of-agriculture-calls-for-investments-in-longan-processing/

Thailand expected to open door to Cambodian longan

Cambodia expects Thailand to allow Pailin longan imports into its market as usual, after China on August 17 partially lifted a ban on Thai longan that it imposed four days earlier over contamination with mealybugs. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/thailand-expected-open-door-cambodian-longan

Prime Minister to the rescue of longan farmers

The government has come up with a subsidy scheme to help longan farmers in Battambang and Palin provinces to overcome their inability to export their fruits to Thailand following China placing an indefinite ban on Thai longan over contamination with mealybugs. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50918075/prime-minister-to-the-rescue-of-longan-farmers/

PM orders purchase of longan

Prime Minister Hun Sen ordered the purchase of longans – an edible fruit similar to lychee, also of the soapberry family – from farmers in all provinces along the Cambodian-Thai border who have been unable to export their produce due to Covid-19 restrictions.​ ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/pm-orders-purchase-longan

‘Hasten longan export to China’

Longan plantation owners in Pailin province have called on the government to expedite the proposed agreement with China on the direct export of the fruit to the country. ...

Son Minea
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50917990/hasten-longan-export-to-china/

China’s Thailand ban puts longan in pickle

An indefinite Chinese ban on Thai longan imposed on August 13 over contamination with mealybugs has thrown a wrench into Cambodian exports of the fruit to the neighbouring country, according to a senior Cambodian government official.​ ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinas-thailand-ban-puts-longan-pickle

Vietnam deal struck for longan exports amid Thai border closure

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on August 12 called on exporters of Pailin longan to divert their products from Thailand to Vietnam in light of the Covid-related Cambodia-Thai border closures, as the harvest season ramps up. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnam-deal-struck-longan-exports-amid-thai-border-closure

Pailin Looks to Put Longan Fruit on GI Map

Pailin’s juicy longans, a small beige-colored fruit renowned for its sweet taste, is on the way to becoming Cambodia’s third food product to attain Geographic Indicator (GI) status. The longan will join Cambodia’s only other GI-recognized food products: Kompong Speu palm sugar and Kampot ...

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