Koh Kong blue mussels are now available at Makro Supermarket in western Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district, after a deal was struck with local communities in an effort to boost incomes and support the conservation of mangroves, according to a senior Ministry of Environment official.
Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) is extending the storage grace period from five to seven days from October 1 for export containers passing through the Kingdom’s sole deep-sea port, in a move met with generally positive response from local exporters.
Tourism industry players insist the government announce a reopening date as soon as possible to prepare for the expected influx of international visitors into the Kingdom.
Washington this month opened its first US Department of Agriculture (USDA) office in Cambodia, in a move aimed at bringing larger volumes of more offerings from the Kingdom’s rich agricultural product portfolio into the world’s largest economy in nominal terms.
Cambodia is drawing up a four-strategy approach to promptly restore domestic and international tourism activity and put the industry on a transition pathway to a sustainable and inclusive model that is resistant to future crises, according to Prime Minister Hun Sen.
HGB Motors Assembly Co Ltd is investing about $7 million in a car assembly plant in Poipet town, Banteay Meanchey province.
The Cambodia Pepper and Spices Federation (CPSF), in collaboration with USAID-funded Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II project (Harvest II), on September 20 virtually launched the “Export Mission to the Middle East and North Africa” programme.
Consumer prices are expected to remain relatively stable, even amid buoyant spending over the second Covid-era Pchum Ben period which kicks off this week, according to traders based in the capital.
Cambodia sold more than $6.8186 billion worth of garments, footwear and travel products on international markets in the first eight months of 2021, according to the Ministry of Commerce.
Cambodia's tourism industry is gearing up to roll out the red carpet for Chinese travellers after Prime Minister Hun Sen on September 17 indicated that the Kingdom could soon throw open its doors to international holidaymakers vaccinated against Covid-19 – starting with guests from China.