The Vietnamese supermarket, Coop Mart, plan to expand into Cambodia this year

The HCM City Union of Co-operatives (Sai Gon Co.op Mart) is planning to extend its business network this year. Sai Gon Co.op Mart this year plans to construct 10 Co.op Mart supermarkets and 30 Co.op Food stores as well as begin construction of its shopping centre in Cambodia.



Mill capacity key to growing rice exports

Cambodia’s target of 1 million tonnes in rice shipments by 2015 would place the Kingdom behind China, or in seventh position in the world pecking order of rice exporters based on current volumes. Read more of this post

Cambodia’s pig deficit outlined

Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries Chan Sarun said the 5th of april there was currently not enough domestically produced pork to meet local demand. Read more of this post

Microfinance grows on agriculture loans

The microfinance sector saw increased demand for loans particularly from small and medium enterprises and the agricultural sector during the first quarter of the year, according to industry insiders. Read more of this post

Cassava exports rise on ASEAN demand

Demand from Thailand and Vietnam helped to drive up the Kingdom’s cassava exports 88 percent in the first three months of 2011, compared to the same period last year, according to Camcontrol, a division of the Commerce Ministry. Read more of this post

Fish farming development in Koh Kong province

CAMBODIA is increasingly turning to fish farming in order to meet domestic demand. The business can be lucrative, but faces hurdles such as requiring substantial investment and know-how, according to Cheng Chhun, owner of the Cheng Chhun Seafish Farm.  Read more of this post

Irrigation project on the Steung Streng river in Northwest Cambodia

CAMBODIA collected a US$52-million loan from the Export-Import Bank of China, to develop an irrigation project on the Steung Sreng river in northwest Cambodia, according to a press release yesterday. Read more of this post

Shipments increased through the Phnom Penh port

Shipments through the Phnom Penh port increased 34 percent during the first four months compared to the same period last year, according to figures provided by the port.
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Pork prices stand up

A pig stands upright against the wall of its pen during feeding time on a farm in Banteay Meanchey province earlier this year.  Farmers say they are returning to pig farming as pork prices soar. Read more of this post