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Japan’s commerce with Cambodia up

Bilateral trade volume between Cambodia and Japan amounted to $641 million last year, up 25 percent compared with $512 million a year earlier, a report by the Japan External Trade Organization showed Thursday. On the investment side, Japanese firms have begun to focus their ...

http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/760900.shtml

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

Cambodian farmers squeezed out

Cambodians like pork. The average Cambodian consumes 9.29 kilogrammes of the meat a year and local farmers have long supplemented their incomes by selling an average of two pigs a year. In 2008, Cambodian farmers supplied around 2 million pigs, more than 90% of domestic demand. ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/business/economics/314912/cambodian-farmers-squeezed-out

Local Farmers Can't Compete With Cheap Pork

Cambodians like pork. The average Cambodian consumes almost 9.29 kg of the meat each year, and local farmers supplied about 2 million pigs, more than 90 percent of the domestic demand, in 2008. But the market for small-scale pig farmers has flown. Live pig prices have fallen ...

Rat meat on the menu at the Vietnamese border

Eating rat is a common phenomenon over the border in Vietnam, but increasing numbers of Cambodians in nearby villages are adopting rodent cuisine with relish. As many as three tonnes of rats are caught every day in Cambodia and exported to Vietnam to feed a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091258640/Lifestyle/rat-meat-on-the-menu-at-the-vietnam-border.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 ...

Cambodia's inflation slightly up to 3.8% in June

Cambodia’s consumer price index (CPI) increased by 0.1 percent to 3.8 percent in June from 3.7 percent in May this year, according to the latest statistics of the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) on Wednesday. From May to June 2012, price for food increased by 0.9 ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2012-07/25/c_131737766.htm

Rats Good Business for Cambodians, Food for Vietnamese

Koh Thom district, Kandal province – On a quiet stretch of road in this sleepy border town, there are some telltale signs of an unusual trade: A trail of discarded dead rats, some upturned with their paws stiff in the air, others covered with a ...

Cambodia, Japan Trade Volume Reaches $513 Million In 2011

“Two-way trade volume between Cambodia and Japan reached over $513 million in 2011 and it will be expected to increase further for 2012, a senior official from JETRO (Japan External Trade Organization) here said on Friday. Kiyotaka Doho said: Japan’s exporting to Cambodia was worth about $205,430,000 and it was increased about 129.8% for year-on-year. And ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

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

July's inflation driven by high food prices

Fueled by a rise in food prices, inflation reached 7.1 percent in July compared to the same month last year, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics According to the data, the price of meat increased by 16.4 percent in July compared to ...

Inflation rates driven by increases in food prices

The Kingdom’s consumer price index tracked a 1.4 percent increase in May over April, according to National Institute of Statistics’ latest figures. Prices at the end of May were 6.5 percent higher than the same date the year previous, the figures show. Experts said Cambodia’s ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070650211/Business/inflation-rates-driven-by-increases-in-food-prices.html

Inflation Report To Be Delayed Official Says

With prices creeping upward and the central bank looking to take monetary action to fight inflation, the government has suspended the publication of the monthly Consumer Price Index, an official at the Ministry of Pallning said yesterday. Sam Saroeun, deputy director of the statistic department ...

Inflation Hits 14-Month High As Food Prices Continue to Rise

Inflation rose to 6.5 percent in May when compared to the same time last year, marking a 14 month high. Consumer prices are also shown to have risen by 1.4 percent with meat, fish and vegetables as the main culprit as they increased as well. ...

More money for meat

Meat prices on Phnom Penh’s markets have seen large gains over the first half of the year, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce’s Trade Promotion Department. Local vendors say the price increase comes due to a decrease in imports, forcing purchases of domestically ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070450154/Business/more-money-for-meat.html

More Money For Meat

Meat prices on Phnom Penh’s markets have seen large gains over the first half of the year, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce’s Trade Promotion Department. Economics Institute of Cambodia Senior Researcher Neou Sieha said yesterday that meat prices had seen significant increase ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070450154/Business/more-money-for-meat.html

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