UK to make trade preference available to least developed countries

Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) yesterday announced that developing countries which are eligible, like Cambodia, will be able to get trade preference through the United Kingdom’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences (GSP) from January 1. ...

Sen Davith
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784702/uk-to-make-trade-preference-available-to-least-developed-countries/

Kingdom, EU ready for trade, investment talks

Cambodia and the EU on November 16 pledged to enhance trade and investment in an effort to spur post-Covid-19 economic recovery in light of the bloc’s recent partial withdrawal of trade privileges. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-eu-ready-trade-investment-talks

Cambodia, Denmark vow to forge closer economic ties

Cambodia and Denmark have pledged closer economic cooperation to enhance tourism, trade and investment between the two countries, according to the Royal Embassy of Cambodia in Bangkok. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-denmark-vow-forge-closer-economic-ties

Cambodia and S. Korea begin 4th round of free trade talks

Cambodia began the fourth round of free trade talks with South Korea this week, as the Kingdom continues to embark on expanding regional integration with an aim to diversifying export opportunities. ...

Tom Starkey
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50784232/cambodia-and-s-korea-begin-4th-round-of-free-trade-talks/

Long-awaited RCEP signing ‘bodes well for economic upturn’

The long-awaited Asia-Pacific Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement was officially signed yesterday.  The signing brings renewed hopes for comprehensive change in the flow of regional trade and investment and the promotion of intra-bloc supply chains capable of bolstering trust among members of the region’s ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50783043/long-awaited-rcep-signing-bodes-well-for-economic-upturn/

Cambodia-South Korea trade valued at $661 million in first three quarters

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and the Republic of Korea was valued at $661 million in the first three quarters of this year, a year-on-year decrease of 15 percent. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50782674/cambodia-south-korea-trade-valued-at-661-million-in-first-three-quarters/

Vietnam border markets on the cards for 2021

Prime Minister Hun Sen has ordered the Ministry of Commerce to work with Svay Rieng and Kampot officials to build two additional border markets in a bid to shore up border trade and enhance cooperation with Cambodia’s neighbour Vietnam. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/vietnam-border-markets-cards-2021

Exports climb 20% on $14B worth of Cambodian goods

Cambodia exported $14.1 billion worth of goods in the first nine months of this year, up 20.07 per cent from the same period last year, despite Covid-19’s production-chain disruptions and its impact on global demand, the Ministry of Economy and Finance reported. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/exports-climb-20-14b-worth-cambodian-goods

Think tank pushes ACMECS to establish rice association

The independent Phnom Penh-based think tank Asian Vision Institute on Monday called on the five inland ASEAN countries to consider setting up a regional rice-producing association to maintain food security in the region amid Covid-19. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/think-tank-pushes-acmecs-establish-rice-association

NA passes AJCEP-1st Protocol

The National Assembly on Monday approved the First Protocol to Amend the Agreement on Comprehensive Economic Partnership among Japan and Member States of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (AJCEP – 1st Protocol). ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/na-passes-ajcep-1st-protocol

Cambodia exports more than 1.5 million bicycles in first nine months

Over 1.5 million units of Cambodian bicycles have been exported to foreign markets as of the third quarter of this year, generating nearly $400 million, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Chea Vannak/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779897/cambodia-exports-more-than-1-5-million-bicycles-in-first-nine-months/

Rice exports hindered by a number of factors, says an insider

In 2015, the government set a target for 1 million tonnes of rice exports by 2020. It will miss it this year with an expected 800,000 tonnes and has reset it for next year. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50779265/rice-exports-hindered-by-a-number-of-factors-says-an-insider/

Cambodia’s rubber export up 21 per cent in first 9 months

Cambodia exported 209,819 tons of dry rubber in the first nine months of 2020, up 21 percent compared to the same period last year, said a General Directorate of Rubber report. ...

Xinhua
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50778141/cambodias-rubber-export-up-21-per-cent-in-first-9-months/

Nearly 1 million tonnes of milled rice exported to China by Q3

Cambodia has exported nearly 1 million tonnes of milled rice as of the third quarter of 2020, and the figure could reach 1.2 million tonnes in a near future. The record was revealed on Tuesday by the Cambodia Rice Federation, underlining that the export followed ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50778347/nearly-1-million-tonnes-of-milled-rice-exported-to-china-by-q3/

Indo-Pacific trade fair opens

Twenty leading Cambodian companies are set to participate in the third edition of the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) on Wednesday to explore the potential business and investment opportunities that are available in the region. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/indo-pacific-trade-fair-opens

Free-trade deals ‘not necessarily good’

Having more free trade agreements with partner countries is a good deal for Cambodia that currently gets its biggest advantage from trade preferences under its Least Developed Country status. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776237/free-trade-deals-not-necessarily-good/

Rice exports ‘unaffected by rain’

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has claimed that the floods, which have had the biggest impact on the agriculture sector, will not hurt the country’s rice exports this year. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775239/rice-exports-unaffected-by-rain/

Russia pledges to boost trade ties with Cambodia, to consider debt relief

Newly appointed Ambassador of Russia to Cambodia Anatoly Borovik has pledged to further boost the trade relations and investment between the two countries, which are currently at a low level.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773458/russia-pledges-to-boost-trade-ties-with-cambodia-to-consider-debt-relief/

Cambodia, China sign trade deal

China and Cambodia yesterday signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in Phnom Penh, with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attending the signing ceremony. ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772642/cambodia-china-sign-trade-deal/

Rubber exports are up but prices still remain elastic

Cambodia exported 179,621 tonnes of rubber in the first nine months of 2020, a jump of 3.78 per cent from the same period last year, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-exports-are-prices-still-remain-elastic

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