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Cambodia: Required use of Khmer language on food packaging

Cambodia: Required use of Khmer language on packaging

The Ministry of Health issued a notice (No. 2772 dated 22 May 2020) requiring all packaging and labels of food products to be translated into the Khmer language.


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The notice requires all companies and factories to translate the packages and labels of food products into the Khmer language, effective 1 July 2020.

Read a June 2020 report [PDF 371 KB] prepared by the KPMG member firm in Cambodia

This KPMG report also discusses the law concerning a state of emergency (late April 2020) and addresses limitations or restrictions put into place in response to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

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