Jongsoo Shin, the new director general of the Korean Trade-Investment Promotion Agency (KOTRA) in Cambodia, said that Cambodian mango in the Korean market is getting good value and a lot of support from the Korean population. According to the website of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.



In a meeting with Veng Sakhorn, Minister of Agriculture on March 10, 2020, Jongsoo Shin praised Cambodia's development in all fields.

He said, "Congratulations to the presence of Cambodian mango in the Korean market, which is receiving great value and support from the Korean people."

In addition, the CEO of KOTR will continue to promote, explain and attract Korean investors to Cambodia and work together with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to further develop the sector.

Mr. Veng Sarcon thanked the government and people of Korea for always providing good cooperation to Cambodia through technical and financial support for programs and projects in all fields, especially agriculture. The Korean side recently allowed Cambodia to export fresh mango directly to the Korean market.

He stressed that in the context of economic and population growth, the ministry has reformed both policy and action plan, focusing on the production of seeds, mixed farming and agro-industrial crops such as banana, yellow, purple, cassava, corn and maize. The original. As well as fostering aquaculture and animal production, modernizing agriculture, processing hygiene and quality packaging to meet the needs and demands of markets both locally and abroad.

According to Inch Chhay Vann, executive director of the Cambodian Svay Rieng Association, he told Mum Ampil Information Center that the price of mangoes the plant buys is between 400 and 450 riel per kilogram. The price of mangoes goes to 530 riel to 550 riel, 580 riel and 600 riel per kilogram (local factory).

By: Eng Boucheng