UK FTA could be on horizon

Cambodia and the UK have vowed to boost their bilateral trade as the Kingdom looks to establish a bilateral free trade agreement with the country. The understanding was made during a meeting between secretary of state of the Ministry of Commerce Sok Sopheak and deputy ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/uk-fta-could-be-horizon

Cambodia-Japan trade reaches $1.1 billion in first seven months

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Japan was recorded at $1,175 million in the first seven months of this year, inching down 5.7 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Chea Vannak /AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764528/cambodia-japan-trade-reaches-1-1-billion-in-first-seven-months/

Cambodia’s exports continue to face challenges amidst global headwinds

The Kingdom’s export to the international market is under threat although the country has secured regional and global free trade agreements, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764362/cambodias-exports-continue-to-face-challenges-amidst-global-headwinds/

Cambodia has exported more than 3 million tonnes of agricultural produce

More than 3 million tonnes of Cambodia’s agricultural products were exported as of Sept 11,  according to a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764124/cambodia-has-exported-more-than-3-million-tonnes-of-agricultural-produce/

Japanese investments in Cambodia

Cambodia and Japan have just held the 20th Cambodia-Japan Public-Private Sector Meeting under the agreement for the liberalisation, promotion and protection of investment. This is the only bilateral mechanism between the two countries to promote diplomatic, economic, trade and investment cooperation. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763633/japanese-investments-in-cambodia/

Gov’t restricts imports of wine, cigarettes

The Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Customs and Excise is planning to temporarily restrict wine and cigarette imports at some border checkpoints to prevent tax evasion and improve tax collection. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-restricts-imports-wine-cigarettes

Cambodia, South Korea wrap up second round of FTA Talks

Cambodia and South Korea ended the second round of their negotiations on free trade agreement (FTA) today with positive progress. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760597/cambodia-south-korea-wrap-up-second-round-of-fta-talks/

Second round of Cambodian Korean free-trade agreement concludes

Cambodia and South Korea will finalise the second round of Cambodian Korean Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) today as both nations look to diversify their trade portfolio. The four-day talks started on Aug 31 and were held virtually because of COVID-19 travel restrictions. ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760214/second-round-of-cambodian-korean-free-trade-agreement-concludes/

Cambodia ensures food security and rice exports

The beginning of this season’s rice harvest has been slower than in 2019. This has been brought about by drought causing slower seed-planting, resulting in some farmers having to replant and harvest has now been extended into December. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50758818/cambodia-ensures-food-security-and-rice-exports/

Cross-border trade between Cambodia and Thailand shows marginal increase

Thailand’s cross-border trade fell by 9.18% year-on-year in the first half, attributed to lockdown measures and the slowing economies of neighbouring countries. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755682/cross-border-trade-between-cambodia-and-thailand-shows-marginal-increase/

Cambodia-Japan trade volume decreases slightly by 3.7 percent to $1.01 Billion in H1, 2020

The volume of bilateral trade between Cambodia and Japan was recorded at $1.01 billion in the first half of this year, a year-on-year decrease of 3.7 percent. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755518/cambodia-japan-trade-volume-decreases-slightly-by-3-7-percent-to-1-01-billion-in-h1-2020/

China-Cambodia FTA signing may be inked by late August

The exact date for the signing of the China-Cambodia Free Trade Agreement (FTA) continues to remain unclear as senior officials speculate to Khmer Times that the agreement could be inked in Beijing later this month. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755511/china-cambodia-fta-signing-may-be-inked-by-late-august/

JETRO survey shows Cambodia may miss out on Japanese firms shifting focus to Southeast Asian nations

A rising number of Japanese companies are expanding business in Southeast Asia, according to the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). However, to date, there has been hardly any concrete information on how many of the Japanese entities have targeted Cambodia for relocation although both Japan ...

Chimphu.VN/Capital Cambodia
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50755553/jetro-survey-shows-cambodia-may-miss-out-on-japanese-firms-shifting-focus-to-southeast-asian-nations/

Rice Federation upbeat about Cambodia-Korea FTA

The Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FTA) will expand Cambodia’s rice export potential, according to the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF). ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50754722/rice-federation-upbeat-about-cambodia-korea-fta/

Kingdom’s PPE exports up 130%

Cambodia exported just over $191.3 million worth of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the first half of this year, a 130 per cent rise from the $83.3 million recorded last year. The exports were largely driven by Covid-19 fears and a shortage of such equipment, ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-ppe-exports-130

Cambodia-China FTA to boost bilateral trade, investment ties

The free trade agreement (FTA) between Cambodia and China will undoubtedly promote stronger trade and investment ties between the two countries, Cambodia’s Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak said in a recent interview with Chinese media. ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752996/cambodia-china-fta-to-boost-bilateral-trade-investment-ties/

Cambodia-U.S. trade reaches $2.8 billion in first half

Cambodia-U.S. bilateral trade was valued at $2.89 billion in the first half of this year, up 15.8 percent compared to the same period last year. Figures from the U.S. Statistics Bureau showed that Cambodia exported 2.75 billion worth of goods to the world’s largest economy, ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752720/cambodia-u-s-trade-reaches-2-8-billion-in-first-half/

Revised trade pact between Japan, Asean

A revised free-trade pact between Japan and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) facilitating the cross-border flow of services and investment came into force on Saturday. The deal took effect for Japan and five Asean members – Laos, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50751316/revised-trade-pact-between-japan-asean/

Free trade agreement talks with Korea set to kick off on Thursday

Cambodia and South Korea will begin first-round negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA) on Thursday, another step toward diversifying the Kingdom’s exports following the recent completion of FTA talks with China. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/free-trade-agreement-talks-korea-set-kick-thursday

Hygiene standards may hold up food export deals

Cambodia will mostly rely on agricultural products for trade with partners around the globe, a move that requires the sector to be more developed and productivity increased, insiders say. It follows news that the bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA) between the Kingdom and China has just ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50750112/hygiene-standards-may-hold-up-food-export-deals/

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