Economy and commerce
Thai fugitive linked to casino fire received Cambodian citizenship, shares business ties with Tycoon Ly Yong Phat
Fugitive Thai politician Vatana Asavahame, linked to management of the Poipet casino devastated by a deadly fire last week, received Cambodian citizenship in a 2008 royal decree, according to documents viewed by CamboJA. ...
Jack Brook and Sovann Sreypich
CARD, UN on nutrition drive
The Council for Agricultural and Rural Development (CARD), in collaboration with the UN World Food Programme (WFP), have launched a dissemination strategy for the SUN Business Network (SBN) – a key part of the global Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Movement – in a bid to ...
Cambodia, and IFC promote mediation to resolve commercial disputes
Cambodia’s National Commercial Arbitration Center (NCAC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) are promoting mediation to resolve business disputes and build investors’ trust in commercial litigations. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Cambodia, Morocco plan business forum, keen to deepen ties: envoy
Cambodia and Morocco are planning a business forum geared towards expanding bilateral trade and investment cooperation, bridging investors of both countries, according to Cambodian ambassador to Thailand Ouk Sorphorn. ...
Japanese company eyes a slice of silk pie
A Japanese company plans to invest in silk production, breeding silk worms in Battambang province to process into consumer products and exports, to boost economic growth and create more local jobs. ...
Finance ministry launches ‘Startup Cambodia’ platform
The Ministry of Economy and Finance on December 8 rolled out “Startup Cambodia”, an online platform managed by the Techo Startup Center (TSC) and Khmer Enterprise (KE) that sets out to create a supportive business environment for start-ups and develop the entrepreneurial ecosystem in the ...
Associations set to liaise on training, financial support to businesswomen
Three associations have entered into a partnership to boost financial inclusion and raise awareness about tools, products and services among women entrepreneurs. ...
Meng: FTA with China will help us forget EBA
The loss of trade preferences in Europe would be more than offset if Cambodia manages to enter a free trade agreement (FTA) with China, said Cambodian Chamber of Commerce (CCC) president Kith Meng. Meng on Tuesday said landing an FTA with the second-largest economy in the ...
Private sector ‘regrets’ EBA partial withdrawal decision
The Cambodian Chamber of Commerce and other business chambers including the Malaysian Business Council of Cambodia, European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia and American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia have expressed their regret over the recommendation by the European Commission to partially withdraw the Everything ...
Private sector leaders to meet with Hun Sen
The private sector will meet with Prime Minister Hun Sen in April for the 19th Government-Private Sector Forum, which aims to address issues being faced by the business community. Lim Heng, vice-president of the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and director of coordination for the ...
CCC inks 18 MoUs with Chinese firms
The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) on Thursday signed 18 memorandums of understanding (MoUs) with a visiting delegation of Chinese business leaders from 24 firms. They involved various forms of cooperation. ...
SEA leaders create development strategy
Twenty – eight leaders from various business sectors in Southeast Asia came together last month to create a strategy to propel the Kingdom’s sustainable development with actionable and measurable targets. ...
Kith Meng re-elected as CCC president
Prominent businessman Kith Meng was re-elected yesterday as the president of the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce with the support of 15 presidents of chambers in Phnom Penh and provinces. ...
US businessmen seek improved ties to Cambodia
US-ASEAN Business Council President Alexander Feldman wants Cambodia and the US to maintain and improve their relationship. ...
Boao Forum to further bolster Cambodia-China relations
The Boao Forum for Asia-Phnom Penh Conference brought together this week Chinese and Cambodian leading business people and politicians to discuss economic ties between the countries and promote inter-regional economic cooperation. ...
Chamber of Commerce Law forthcoming
The draft of the new Law on the Chamber of Commerce is again being reviewed by the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC). Once the proposed changes to the draft are completed, the law will be sent to the Council of Ministers for further discussion and approval, ...
Chinese companies playing active role in Lancang-Mekong Cooperation
Since the establishment of the Lancang-Mekong Cooperation (LMC) mechanism less than two years ago, many Chinese companies have been active players in the cooperation, greatly boosting regional development in the six riparian countries. Jiang Zengwei, chairman of the China Council for the Promotion of International ...
Fei Liena, Lu Juan, and Mao Pengfei
Denmark’s Damco launches new head office
The Embassy of Denmark in Cambodia has encouraged more Danish companies and investors to explore investment opportunities in the kingdom, arguing that in an increasingly competitive global market, it is crucial that national governments and individual businesses cooperate to increase business activity. ...
Legal firm to help elite gain dual citizenship
A NEW international law firm is preparing to set up shop to provide foreign citizenship or residency services to Cambodia’s wealthy elite by helping to facilitate large overseas investments as well as business expansion plans. ...
Matthieu de Gaudemar
GDT’s hands tied on sign fees
The tax authority yesterday refuted local media claims that it had endorsed a private sector call to end Phnom Penh City Hall’s taxation of billboards and commercial signage throughout the capital, which advocates have said imposes an onerous levy on local businesses. ...