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Rubber exports jump as smugglers siphon off profits

The total amount of rubber exported by Cambodia surged 30 percent last year, but widespread rubber smuggling on the Vietnamese border crippled potential profits from the booming industry. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-exports-jump-smugglers-siphon-profits

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
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/region-agrees-new-standards-rubber

Rubber firms report deep losses

Cambodia’s rubber industry’s woes have begun to crystallise after two major rubber plantations announced deep losses yesterday, attributing their downturn to high production costs and a drop in global rubber prices. ...

Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-firms-report-deep-losses

Relocation deals unfair, say families

More than 400 families in Kampong Cham province’s Chup commune had filed a complaint yesterday to local authorities over relocation orders issued last week, villagers said. Hom Hon, 55, a retired rubber plantation worker and former employee of Sopheak Nika Investment Group Company, said that on ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012040355400/National-news/relocation-deals-unfair-say-families.html

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