The government has suspended fish exports in an effort to stabilise domestic supply in the face of the spreading coronavirus.
Cambodia's retail fuel prices have continued to drop due to a disruption in the global production chain caused by heightened global tensions and the spread of Covid-19.
As a ban on white rice and paddy exports is set to go into effect this weekend, Vietnamese traders seize the moment to buy in bulk, buoying prices beyond what local rice millers and traders are able to pay.
Cambodia exported 72,182 tonnes of fresh yellow bananas to international markets during the first three month of this year, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report said.
On Tuesday, the government approved HK Burltex Manufactory Co Ltd to build a factory to produce bags and facemasks.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has extended the application of measures to prevent evasion of safeguard duties against imported rolled steel and steel wire until March 21, 2023, according to the ministry’s Trade Remedies Authority of Vietnam.
The Green Trade Company and the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) on Wednesday said increasing the supply of milled rice in the local market has helped stabilise prices as the country faces the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The price of longan grown in Battambang province has dropped sharply due to the Covid-19 outbreak, say industry insiders.
The Cambodia Rice Federation has asked the government to disburse $80 million through the Rural Development Bank (RDB) to help millers purchase paddy.
Petrol and diesel prices will continue to decrease this year in Cambodia due to global tensions, Ministry of Commerce spokesman Seang Thay said.