Economy and commerce

Brighton grows in Mondulkiri

Mining concession buy-outs will make Brighton Mining Limited one of the Kingdom’s largest miners by concession size in Cambodia’s Mondulkiri province, according to a company statement released yesterday. Brighton, an ASX-listed company, has completed negotiations with Summer Gold Investment Pty Limited for mining concessions in Mondulkiri ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011092051733/Business/mining-maa-brighton-grows-in-mondulkiri.html

Cambodia, Vietnam talk trade

Cambodia and Vietnam yesterday pledged to strengthen cooperation on a range of issues involving trade and investment, in order to boost increasing trade between the neighbouring countries. Bilateral trade between the nations is currently in its most significant period, with trans-border business continuing to grow, Cambodia ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011092051739/Business/cambodia-vietnam-talk-trade.html

Shanghai firm leads the way

Shanghai Construction Group has announced it will complete US$700 million in projects in Cambodia over the next five years, highlighting China’s dominant and still-growing presence in the Kingdom. The company presently oversees nine bridge and road construction projects in the Kingdom, according to government relations officer ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011092051749/Business/shanghai-firm-lead-the-way.html

July's inflation driven by high food prices

Fueled by a rise in food prices, inflation reached 7.1 percent in July compared to the same month last year, according to data released by the National Institute of Statistics According to the data, the price of meat increased by 16.4 percent in July compared to ...

Phnom Penh Port to list on bourse by 2013

Phnom Penh Autonomous Port plans to join three other state-owned enterprises in listing on the recently launched Cambodian Securities Exchange, an official said yesterday Hei Bavy, the port’s director general, said that Finance Minister Keat Chhon has spoken to officials at the port, expressing his interest ...

TNT expands Asia Road Network

TNT Express linked its Chinese day-definite domestic road services into its Asia Road Network. This has created the only scheduled day-definite road network covering China, Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore, said the operator. CEO Marie-Christine Lombard said: “With the integration of TNT’s two ...

http://www.ifw-net.com/freightpubs/ifw/index/tnt-expands-asia-road-network/20017904622.htm

Trade with Singapore soars

The Kingdom’s total trade with Singapore soared 148 percent in the first half of the year, while exports to Hong Kong increased 80 percent in the same period, according to Ministry of Commerce figures. The data showed that Cambodia’s exports to Hong Kong totalled in excess ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

Poipet border officials say crossings increasing

Inbound foreign tourists at the Poipet International Checkpoint with Thailand increased more than 26 percent year-on-year, according to checkpoint statistics. More than 273,969 foreign tourists and traders entered Cambodia during the first eight months of the year, up from 216,546 during the same time period ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

Road block jams link to Kratie

About 500 villagers from six districts in Kratie’s Snoul district protested on National Road 7 yesterday, in a bid to find a solution to their land dispute with two Vietnamese rubber companies. Cars, trucks and buses were gridlocked from 8:00am to 12:00pm along National Road 7 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

Families file complaint over missing dam workers

Three families have lodged complaints against China National Heavy Machinery Co after a storm at the company’s hydropower dam project in Koh Kong province on September 10 swept away a group of workers, leaving two dead and five missing, rights group Adhoc said yesterday. Neang Boratino, ...

After razing of Boeng Kak homes, outrage lingers

Opposition party members and a human rights group yesterday condemned the demolition of eight homes and businesses at Phnom Penh’s Boeng Kak lake on Friday, calling the act a violation of the law. Two excavators belonging to Shukaku Inc tore down homes as riot police pushed ...

Looming oil funds put Cambodia at crossroads

On Sunday, CPP lawmaker Cheam Yeap will attend a forum on the evolving oil and gas sector with about 400 university students. If all goes according to plan, Chevron Corporation will begin to extract oil from Cambodian waters in little over a year. Though the amount ...

Cambodian farmers could benefit from new Thai rice prices

The Thai government’s plan to implement a minimum price for Thailand’s rice growers next month is expected to push up paddy prices for Cambodian farmers during the upcoming harvest, agriculture experts said yesterday Agriculture experts said rice paddy prices in Cambodia would likely increase due to ...

Rural Roads to be Rebuilt in Seven Provinces

Plans are in the works to rebuild 505.4 km of rural roads in seven provinces with support from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and South Korea. The first phase of the repairing of the roads will begin in December 2011. The project to rebuild roads ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/

Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam Discuss Ways to Boost Tourism

Tourism ministers from Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam held a meeting in Ho Chi Minh City to discuss ways to boost tourism in all the four countries, creating a four country tourist destination. At the meeting on September 13, attended by over 200 delegates and investors, ...

http://www.saigon-gpdaily.com.vn/Travel/2011/9/96626/

Inflation weighs on Kingdom's rice exports

Cambodia’s rice export revenues jumped by more than 200% on increasing world food prices during the first eight months of the year, according to Ministry of Commerce data. Price increases, however, drove total exports down. Cambodia exported US$59.8 million in rice, or 105,452 tonnes, between January and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011091551670/Business/inflation-weighs-on-kingdoms-rice-exports.html

ADB sees growth for Kingdom

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) yesterday countered Prime Minister Hun Sen’s prediction that gross domestic product growth will reach 8.7% this year, citing a smaller projection in its annual Asian Development Outlook update. The premier quoted the growth figure in a speech given on Monday, but ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011091551672/Business/adb-sees-growth-for-kingdom.html

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