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Report shows China demand will fuel growth of rice exports

23/04/2018 07:26 | 0 comments

Cambodia’s rice production and exports will likely continue to grow this year and next year despite low milling rates, buoyed by strong demand from China, according to a report from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA).

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Smuggling blamed as rice exports drop 3pct

06/04/2018 07:41 | 0 comments

Cambodia’s rice exports declined in the first quarter of the year, down 3 percent compared to the first three months of last year, a slide that rice exporters and industry representatives blamed on smuggling operations operating with impunity.

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EU to probe exports of rice

31/03/2018 15:02 | 0 comments

The European Commission has found sufficient evidence to launch an investigation into whether Cambodian rice exported to the EU puts an unfair burden on European rice farmers, potentially imperiling the Kingdom’s tariff-free exports to the bloc.

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UN data show nearly half of Kingdom’s rice exports undocumented

29/03/2018 09:04 | 0 comments

The UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) is forecasting that 44 percent of Cambodia’s total rice exports will be smuggled out of the country through informal channels this year, a persistent problem that weighs down profits and threatens to cripple the industry.

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Business Insider: Pepper group bracing for climate change

27/03/2018 08:14 | 0 comments

Kampot pepper has earned international acclaim for its strong flavour profile, and has enjoyed a surge in popularity and sales in recent years. It became Cambodia’s first product to be recognised with a Geographical Indication (GI) from the European Union in 2016. But even as more farmers and distributors have joined the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA), climate change hurt this year’s harvest, resulting in a 26-percent drop in the total haul compared to last year. The Post’s Cheng Sokhorng spoke with KPPA President Ngoun Lay about what the association does, and how it plans to adapt to climate change in the future.

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Kampot pepper hit by climate change

21/03/2018 07:44 | 0 comments

Farmers of Kampot pepper have had a rough planting season due to climate change, but the decrease in production is unlikely to seriously affect the market, according to the head of the Kampot Pepper Promotion Association (KPPA).

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Heavy rains washing out local salt industry in Kep, Kampot

19/03/2018 08:00 | 0 comments

Cambodia’s salt producers are suffering from a catastrophic harvest season that is likely to deplete their reserves and threaten the industry’s future prospects, according to leaders of the country’s largest salt federation.

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US sends first soybean shipment to Cambodia

06/03/2018 16:48 | 0 comments

The US sent its first shipment of food-grade soybeans to Cambodia last week, exporting a total of 14 tonnes to both Cambodia and Myanmar to be processed in the receiving countries, according to US media reports.

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Brick prices climb to towering highs on demand from Sihanoukville

06/03/2018 16:44 | 0 comments

Brick prices in Cambodia have risen sharply in the last year, a trend that has accelerated over the first two months of this year due to growing demand from the rapidly developing coastal town of Sihanoukville.

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Thai coffee brand Inthanin to open first store in Cambodia

27/02/2018 07:59 | 0 comments

Thai coffee brand Inthanin has announced plans to open its first store in Cambodia next month, with the ultimate goal of establishing over 100 outlets in the country.

 
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