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CAMBODIA has 40 illegal entrances for people wanting to avoid paying customs duty

says Finance Minister Keat Chhon.

He told Reasmei Kampuchea newspaper that the Government estimated it was losing $2

million in revenue every month through smuggling. Gasoline was the most common commodity

to be smuggled, he said.

"I have already given the order to close 19 entrances on the west of the country

where gasoline has been smuggled," he said.

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