Cambodia: Vietnam Stops Sand Export

Socheta at KI Media translates a Radio Free Asia story that says Vietnam is not allowing Cambodia to ship sand to Singapore. Singapore usually imports sand from larger South East Asian neighbors for its construction projects. Vietnam is citing environmental damage to Mekong river as the reason for its action.


  • Benedict

    You sure about this? I am thinking of importing sand from Cambodia to Singapore, please help to verify.

  • Al

    Not too long ago, I thought I read an article stating that Vietnam will import sand from Cambodia to support its construction industry.

    Does it afraid that the price will increase because of competition?

  • Aalan

    What right has Vietnam to stop Cambodia to export sand to Singapore? Vietnam being a part of Asean should help its neighbour but not to stop others from helping.

  • Mengly Chea

    Vietnam wants to buy cheap sand from Cambodia then re-export themselves. This obstruction of free trade.

  • we can supply construction sand from cambodia.
    please contact my email for information.

  • Mike Do

    Dear Gentlemen,
    My name is Mike Do, and if any of you needs to buy Cambodia Construction Sand, please, contact me at our sand modulus is ranging 2.5 to 2.9.
    It’s true that Vietnam is trying to stop exporting its own sand; but in our process of exporting Cambodia sand, Vietnam is only a country of transit, and our company has permit to do that. It is perfectly legal for us to sell/export Cambodia sand to your Companies.
    Thanks in advance, & hope to hear back from you, gentlemen.
    Sincerely yours

  • Mike Do

    Dear Buyers,
    We now can supply construction sand right out of Cambodia. If you have demand upon, please, contact me at, or call me at: (84)91 831-4450.
    Sincerely yours,

    Mike Do

  • belongil

    The extraction of sand from the rivers, estuaries and coast of Cambodia is an environmental, economic and social disaster. As proved in Indonesia. It is the equivelent of selling the floor boards of your house, or the topsoil off your farm.

    Singapore shows great disregard for the majority of Cambodians, the only beneficiaries are the tiny power elite who would sell their country for a new Lexus.

  • Trang

    Dear buyers,
    We he construcion sand from Vietnam for sale. Vietnam origin, not cambodia.
    IF you are interested in, Please contact us for more details. (
    we are mine owner, so we will offer the best price.
    Many thanks

  • Mike Do

    Dear Ladies & Gentlemen,
    We have on-hand a big reserve of sea-sand ready for exporting right out of Vietnam’s coast. We also supply yellow construction Mekong river sand originated from up-stream Cambodians’ portion of the Mekong rive (modulus from 2.2 & up). If you’re interesting with, please contact me via email address:
    Thanks and await your feedback.
    Best regards,

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