Sanitary and phytosanitary rules could impede trade between Cambodia, China

CAMBODIA – The Cambodian Agricultural Minister has expressed concern that despite the signing of the Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA), to liberalize the agricultural market and clear significant barriers on certain tariff lines, non-tariff barriers such as sanitary and phytosanitary (SPS) rules, could still impede trade. The Minister of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, Veng Sakhon, explained that the CCFTA would provide duty free access to the Chinese market for a wide range of Cambodian agricultural commodities. However, he said, agricultural exports must meet SPS and food safety standards outlined by…

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JWD Asia Logistics Company receives ISO 22000 Certification

CAMBODIA – JWD Asia Logistics (Cambodia) Company Limited (JWD Asia) has underscored its leadership in the cold chain logistics by being the first and only business operator in this segment in Cambodia to be awarded the ISO-22000 Food Safety standard certification, thereby snowballing the customers and market’s confidence in the food safety standards, and assurance of quality inventory management and logistics services at the international level. The leading logistics service provider in Southeast Asia JWD Asia Group’s managing director Tanate Piriyothinkul revealed that ISO 22000 is a key to ascertain…

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