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Cambodia-VN forum hears plans for cross-border SEZ

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and more than 60 companies from Vietnam’s southern provinces held a business forum on Friday to discuss the establishment of a special economic zone (SEZ) along the border of the two countries. CCC vice-president Lim Heng, who presided over ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-vn-forum-hears-plans-cross-border-sez

Gov’t denies CCIM land concessions report

A government official has denied information recently released by the Cambodian Centre for Independent Media (CCIM) about the impact of investment in land concessions in several provinces.​He considered the information to be dated and the problem already solved, but welcomed the investigation of complaints, if ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-denies-ccim-land-concessions-report

Kampong Chhnang governor denies Vietnamese land rumours

Kampong Chhnang provincial Governor Chhour Chandoeun yesterday dismissed rumours that the government is giving land concessions to Vietnamese people from a floating village on Tonle Sap lake. He said that the provincial authorities are in the process of resettling Cambodians and Vietnamese from the floating ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664367/kampong-chhnang-governor-denies-vietnamese-land-rumours/

Sihanoukville to welcome four new industrial parks

The coastal province of Preah Sihanouk will soon be home to four more special economic zones, bringing the total number of industrial parks there to nine, the prime minister said Saturday. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661037/sihanoukville-to-welcome-four-new-industrial-parks/

Investment skyrockets this year

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) yesterday announced that it approved 831 investment projects, with a total investment capital of $22.5 billion, from 2016 to August 2019, according to its latest report. The report added that in the first eight months of the year, ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50650679/cdc-approves-6bln-in-investment-projects-in-first-eight-months-of-the-year/

Cambodia, Japan bilateral trade reaches $1B in first half

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Japan reached more than $1 billion in the first half of this year, up 16 per cent year-on-year, according to data from the Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro). Cambodia’s exports to Japan in the first half of this year grew ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-japan-bilateral-trade-reaches-1b-first-half

CDC: Improve infrastructure to draw investment to border

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has urged relevant parties to increase efforts to attract more foreign investors to border areas. CDC secretary-general Sok Chenda Sophea said to achieve this, it is necessary to develop infrastructure there such as special economic zones (SEZ), ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-improve-infrastructure-draw-investment-border

Warehouse space shortage brought to light

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) recently noted that investors are facing difficulties finding warehouse space to rent at special economic zones in the country. CCC’s vice president Lim Heng told Khmer Times that the rapid rise of investment going into the country has left little warehouse space ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50621941/warehouse-space-shortage-brought-to-light/

SSEZ to be investigated again

The Ministry of Commerce said it has found no sign of duty evasion among Chinese companies operating out of Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ), but said it will conduct one more investigation to satisfy US demands. The US embassy in Phnom Penh recently called on the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50619461/ssez-to-be-investigated-again/

Gov’t: No Chinese goods skirting US tariffs at SSEZ

No Chinese goods have been found to be exported from Cambodia to the US to avoid US-imposed tariffs on China, a Ministry of Commerce statement said on Sunday. US embassy spokesman Arend Zwartjes previously told The Post on Thursday that the US Department of Homeland ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gov%E2%80%99t-no-chinese-goods-skirting-us-tariffs-ssez

Kandal state land reclassified

The government has approved the reclassification of 70-hectares of land along the Mekong river in Kandal province’s Lvea Em district for Khun Sear Import and Export Company to rent. According to a letter signed on May 2 by Chhit Sokhon, a secretary of state at ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50606127/kandal-state-land-reclassified/

Suvannaphum SEZ gets nod from Ministry of Environment

The Ministry of Environment on Wednesday approved the environmental impact assessment for a new special economic zone in Kandal province. Plans to build Suvannaphum SEZ, which will be located 46 kilometres away from Phnom Penh, can continue after the EIA for the project was approved ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50589334/suvannaphum-sez-gets-nod-from-ministry-of-environment/

Land row villagers see hope

The Preah Vihear provincial authority and other relevant parties issued a statement on Wednesday that contained five points aimed to end a land dispute between 330 families and private company Metrei Pheap. This follows the submission of a petition requesting Prime Minister Hun Sen to ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/land-row-villagers-see-hope

Preah Vihear land dispute drags on

Preah Vihear provincial authorities have requested villagers to stop clearing disputed land and wait for authorities to find a solution according to the “tiger skin formula”, which aims to reduce the impact of economic land concessions (ELCs) on villagers’ farming land. The villagers have been ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/preah-vihear-land-dispute-drags

PPSC sells 14m shares in private placement

Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSP) recently issued more than 14 million shares, bringing its total number of shares to nearly 71.9 million, according to an announcement made by the company during a press conference Friday. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50543396/ppsc-sells-14m-shares-in-private-placement/

Phnom Penh SEZ gets $10M in investment

Two regional companies have invested nearly $10 million to acquire 14 million shares in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone Plc (PPSEZ) – one of five companies listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) – in what is considered the first ever private offering by ...

Kun Kourchettan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-sez-gets-10m-investment

Koh Kong families call on firm to resolve decades-old row

The three families – the last holdouts after hundreds of others have moved out – said Union Development Group (UDG) had built fences around their properties in Kiri Sakor district’s Koh Sdach commune, blocking their access, in an attempt to force them to give in ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/koh-kong-families-call-firm-resolve-decades-old-row

Environment officials target special economic zones

An environment-monitoring working group from the Environment Ministry and the Council for the Development of Cambodia plans to meet with the owners of nearly 50 special economic zones across the country to promote standards on environmental protection and liquid waste management. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50105456/environment-officials-target-special-economic-zones/

Almost 100 workers faint in Koh Kong factory

Almost 100 workers at the KKN factory in the special economic zone in Koh Kong province’s Mondul Sima district fainted on Tuesday morning while working.   ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50103780/almost-100-workers-faint-in-koh-kong-factory/

Evictions sweep away Sihanoukville beach businesses

The New Year brought a new wave of evictions and development to more than 5 square kilometres on Preah Sihanouk province’s Ochheuteal Beach, though local authorities remain in the dark about what company is behind the development. ...

Cheng Sokhorng and Robin Spiess
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/evictions-sweep-away-sihanoukville-beach-businesses

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