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GI status ceremony

GI status ceremony

KAMPOT pepper and Kampong Speu palm sugar will have their first official registration today, as the Ministry of Commerce moves into geographical trademarks. Such trademarks are an attempt to brand products for effective trading for local and international markets. Geographical branding and trademarks support production of quality goods that can be promoted for export, the ministry said. This in turn creates employment and improves incomes, while protecting the environment and promoting tourism, it said.

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