CAMBODIA: Banana export deal with China set to be signed

Cambodia is about to seal a fresh banana deal with China this Thursday, opening the doors for the private sector to have a go at the Chinese market.     Hean Vanhan, director-general of the General Directorate of Agriculture, said local farmers and exporters interested in the Chinese market will have to follow strict guidelines. […]

CAMBODIA: First fruit processing facility built

South Korea’s Hyundai Corporation Group have broken ground on a three-hectare facility in Phnom Srouch district, Cambodia. This will be the first processing plant of its kind in the country, opening up new market access direct from Cambodia.   The facility will also support Hyndai and Mao Legacy Co Ltd’s 2,400 hectares of surrounding mango […]

CAMBODIA: Invasive fruit flies holding back mango exports

Cambodia’s mango shipments have been routinely blocked before making it to the international market, with the Ministry of Agriculture claiming the mangoes are not of a high enough quality to meet the sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) requirements necessary to ship outside of the Kingdom.     According to Hean Vanhan, director general at the General […]