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Ministry okays wood plant

The government issued a statement on February 12 allowing Lim Royal Joint Stock Company to create a temporary wood and furniture manufacturing plant in Trapeang Srae village in Kratie province. According to an announcement signed by Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Minister Veng Sakhon last Thursday, Lim ...

Aquaculture plan gets the nod

Cambodia has agreed for a China-based firm to invest $100 million in freshwater and seawater aquaculture projects to supply fish for local demand and export. The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries on February 2 signed an agreement with China Ocean Fishing Holding Limited for a ...

Demand for meat rises

Cambodia’s expanding population, urbanization, economic growth and the changing consumption patterns of the population have created opportunities for the growth of the livestock sector in the country, according to the annual report of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. “With an estimated annual human population ...

Rubber exports stable

While international rubber prices rebounded late last year, Cambodia’s exports in 2016, however, remained relatively unchanged compared with 2015, according to the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. The ministry’s figures indicate that Cambodia exported 128,111 metric tons of rubber in 2016, with a marginal increase ...

Cambodia’s rice exports fall sharply

Cambodia’s milled rice exports only grew by a dismal 0.7 percent last year compared with 2015 and this was the lowest since 2014, according to government figures released on January 5. “Last year Cambodia only exported 542,144 tons of milled rice and the lowest exports ...

Fish yield up but exports fall

Export of Cambodia’s fish decreased in the first 11 months of 2016 compared with the same period last year, despite the yield of inland and marine fish seeing an increase, a ministry report said. According to a report released by the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry ...

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