The sanitary and phytosanitary standard on potential agricultural products are being negotiated to boost more exports from Cambodia to China.

The highlight was shared by H.E. Veng Sakhon, Minister of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries in the 7th ASEAN-China ministerial meeting on phytosanitary cooperation held on Sept. 13, 2021.

The meeting was co-chaired by the minister and H.E. Wang Lingjun, Deputy Minister of General Administration of Customs of the People’s Republic of China.

Currently, Cambodia exports milled rice, fresh banana, fresh mangoes, and dried cassava slices to China.

Other agricultural products including longan, durian, and bird nests have been listed as potential products for export to the Chinese market.

The 8th ASEAN-China ministerial meeting on sanitary and phytosanitary cooperation is set to be held in 2023.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press

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