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Japan Tobacco rejoins Kingdom’s ATIC

11/06/2018 13:22 | 0 comments

Japan Tobacco International (JTI), one of Cambodia’s biggest cigarette distributors, has announced that it is rejoining the Association of the Tobacco Industry of Cambodia (ATIC) following a recent ATIC promise to combat illegal cigarette sales and fake products. It left the association in mid-2016.

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Golden Rice gets $14M loan to expand

11/06/2018 13:21 | 0 comments

Proparco, a subsidiary of French development agency AFD, announced last week that it has granted a $14 million loan to Cambodian rice exporter Golden Rice.

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Observers say croc rearing sector must mature further

08/06/2018 08:04 | 0 comments

The price of baby crocodiles this year has risen almost 30 percent from last, driven by high demand from Vietnam, with government officials warning that selling live crocodiles can incur losses for farmers.

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Ministry and the CRF probe bogus claims on rice packages

01/06/2018 15:17 | 0 comments

The Ministry of Commerce and Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) are investigating rice packaging that uses Angkor Wat as its logo but claims to be a “Product of Thailand”.

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MFI looks to provide loans to the struggling pepper sector

31/05/2018 18:29 | 0 comments

PRASAC, the Kingdom’s largest microfinance institution (MFI), has launched a new loan program for pepper farmers to help the industry get back on its feet after plunging prices all but decimated it.

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Battambang oranges making a comeback

30/05/2018 18:26 | 0 comments

After being nearly dormant for years because of the spread of a deadly disease, the famous Battambang orange is starting to make a comeback.

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Those on the edge feel bite of rising gas prices

23/05/2018 09:43 | 0 comments

The retail price of petrol in Cambodia rose again on Tuesday, upsetting many who work in low-paying jobs, like tuk-tuk drivers and food vendors.

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Rice storage facilities nearly ready for next harvest season

21/05/2018 13:47 | 0 comments

Three new rice storage and drying facilities will be ready in July for the upcoming harvest season and will boost the sector’s capacity and export potential, even as the Ministry of Agriculture claimed the sector still needs more storage space to meet demand.

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Price woes for Kingdom’s non-GI pepper farmers

18/05/2018 07:42 | 0 comments

While geographic indication (GI) status Kampot pepper is commanding a good market price, the rest of the Kingdom’s pepper farmers are experiencing falling rates due to the lack of a robust market, according to the Memot Pepper association.

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Farmers remain sceptical even as local prices for pigs double

17/05/2018 07:50 | 0 comments

The outlook of local farmer’s remained dismal even as the price of pigs doubled during the second quarter, with many of them pointing to a lack of government regulation as a factor that is sowing market unreliability. Rising to $2.20 per kilogram from just over $1, the rate has surpassed the break-even point of $1.80 per kilo.

 
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