News

Kampot pepper prices plunge

Pepper prices in the Kingdom’s largest pepper producing region have fallen over 30 percent in the last year due to growing international supply that is leading to higher competition in the market, an industry expert said yesterday. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-prices-plunge

Kampot pepper demand dips

Sales of Cambodia’s World Trade Organization-certified pepper from Kampot province fell to 21 tonnes at the end of this year’s harvest season, a slight decline from 22 tonnes after the end of last year’s season. Nguon Lay, president of the Kampot Pepper Association, said fast-changing ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kampot-pepper-demand-dips

Cambodia urges to boost country's exports

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday urged local producers to increase production in order to boost the country’s exports when the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) turns into a community at the end of 2015. He [Hun Sen] said when ASEAN became [sic] ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-06/06/c_132436133.htm

Try Pheap given OK to harvest yellow vine

Logging baron Try Pheap’s MDS Import Export Co, Ltd has been granted a licence to collect and process the controversial plant known as yellow vine around the Stung Atay hydropower dam in the Cardamom Mountains, according to documents received by the Post yesterday. The vine has ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060466045/National/try-pheap-given-ok-to-harvest-yellow-vine.html

Sugar Playing Catch-Up With Spice

Dotted with rice fields flanked by palm trees, Cambodia’s southeastern province of Kampong Speu is nothing short of picturesque. But behind the idyllic exterior is an on-going struggle to turn this region’s natural beauty into a global attraction and improve the lot of poor local farmers, ...

http://www.iede.co.uk/news/2013_1290/sugar-playing-catch-spice

Kampot Pepper Demand Sees Production Increase

Growing demand abroad for Kampot pepper has resulted in production levels for the commodity increasing by 22 percent to 22 tons during this year’s harvest, officials said yesterday. Nguon Lay, president of the Kampot Pepper Association, said that the amount of farmland used to cultivate pepper ...

Certification Quandry Stunts Sugar Exports

In April 2010, Kampot Pepper and Kompong Speu palm sugar both gained a geographical indication (GI) from the Ministry of Commerce that recognized their unique qualities and protected their name. But while Kampot pepper producers export almost all of their 17-ton annual production at high ...

Cash crop deal to aid Kingdom

A Malaysian firm on Saturday signed a joint agricultural agreement with property development company Paragon Corporation Cambodia worth a potential US$2 billion in exports of corn, rubber, coffee and other cash crops. Penned by Paragon Corporation Cambodia and Markmore Group Malaysia, the joint development project will ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011101752151/Business/cash-crop-deal-to-aid-kingdom.html

Kampot Seeks to Rise Pepper Production in 2012

After the harvesting of peppers from Jan 1 to May 31 this year, farmers in Kampot province were able to harvest 16 tons and the hope is to increase production to 20 tons in 2012. Nguon Lay, the head of Kampot pepper community, said on ...

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

psyUv
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!