Rubber exports surge by 22%

Cambodian rubber exports surged 22 per cent during the first nine months of the year, compared to the same period last year, figures from the Ministry of Agriculture said. Local producers exported 140,303 tonnes of rubber during the period – an increase of 25,240 tonnes ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Kingdom’s rubber exports bounce high in first half

Cambodian rubber exports surged 21 percent during the first half of the year, compared to the same period last year, the Ministry of Agriculture said on Sunday. Local producers exported 84,419 tonnes of rubber during the first six months of this year, an increase of ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Region agrees on new standards for rubber

Rubber industry experts and government officials from ASEAN member countries gathered in Siem Reap yesterday to agree on harmonised standards for rubber products that would facilitate cross-border trade. The Asean Consultative Committee for Standards and Quality (ACCSQ) Rubber-Based Product Working Group (RBPWG) agreed to 61 harmonised ...

Cheng Sokhorng

Call to revise rubber tax

As the price of natural rubber tumbles due to a slowdown in the global economy and falling demand for the commodity, the Kingdom’s hard hit rubber industry investors are now calling on the government to revise export taxes. ...

Chea Vannak

Rubber prices fall again

Rubber producers say the price of local rubber has declined again, blaming a slowdown in the global economy and less demand for rubber. ...

Sum Manet

Rubber producers expect price rebound

Cambodian rubber producers expect global prices will recover this year after the four leading-rubber producing countries agreed to cut their supply to the global market over the next six months to boost prices. ...

May Kunmakara

Gov’t mulls suspending duty on rubber exports

The government will consider suspending its $50 per ton export duty on rubber following lobbying by local producers who say they are operating at a loss due to the sharp fall in global prices for the commodity, Agriculture Ministry secretary of state Eang Sophalleth said ...

Sum Manet

Rubber association to appeal for suspension of export tax

The Association for Rubber Development in Cambodia will submit a letter to the government asking it to suspend export taxes on rubber due to the sharp decline in its price and to prevent more farmers from going out of business, its secretary general, Men Sopheak, ...

May Kunmakara

Heads meet to save regional rubber industry

Cambodian rubber industry representatives met with Asia’s major exporters of the commodity last week to set a floor price for natural rubber in an effort to salvage an industry suffering from plummeting values. ...

Kang Sothear and George Styllis

Cambodia rubber drops 6 per cent

Cambodia’s rubber prices declined almost six per cent in the past two weeks, caused by concern over the European crisis with Greece, industry players and Cambodian officials said yesterday. Men Sopheak, deputy director general of Chop Rubber Plantation, a big rubber exporter in Cambodia, said the ...

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