Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Veng Sakhon told The Post on Thursday that although Cambodia and China will soon sign a free trade agreement (FTA), meat exports won’t be approved anytime soon because of the strict requirements applied to them.
Cambodian bicycle exports totalled $241.7 million during the first half of 2020, according to data from the General Department of Customs and Excise of Cambodia.
Cambodia exported more than 420,000 tonnes of rice to international markets in the first seven months of 2020, an increase of more than 38 per cent compared to the same period in 2019, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report said.
The 7th Cambodia Rice Forum has been postponed indefinitely due to Covid-19 concerns, the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) announced.
The wholesale price of fresh red corn in northwestern Battambang province dipped more than seven per cent from the year-ago period as this year’s first harvest reached 30 per cent completion, provincial Department of Commerce director Kim Hout said.
China has given the green light for five new companies to invest in Cambodia’s yellow banana plantations. Industry insiders said they are optimistic that yellow banana exports to that country will double in 2020.
Gold prices on the Cambodian market have risen sharply despite the far-reaching effects of Covid-19 on the regional and global economies.
East Timor imported $597 million worth of goods last year, soaring 27 per cent from $470 million in 2018, reported Portugal’s Lusa News Agency, citing data from the Ministry of Finance.
Khmer Fresh Milk Co Ltd plans to supply the Cambodian dairy market with 100 per cent local high-quality products under strict hygiene standards, co-founding partner Chy Sila told The Post on Wednesday.
Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) officials have refuted claims that the Kingdom’s rice exports to the US will hurt farmers there.