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More than 1.57 million international tourists recorded in Cambodia over last 10 months

In the 10 months of 2022, Cambodia received more than 1.57 million international tourists, an increase of nearly 1,000 percent, compared to the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501194121/more-than-1-57-million-international-tourists-recorded-in-cambodia-over-last-10-months/

Kingdom’s garment export surges to $7.747 billion

Cambodia registered an 18.51 percent year-on-year increase in apparel export to $7.747 billion in the first ten months of this year. ...

Adur Pradeep
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501192059/kingdoms-garment-export-surges-to-7-747-billion/

Cambodia’s textile body GMAC is now officially renamed TAFTAC

Cambodia’s industry trade body Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) will now be known as the Textile, Apparel, Footwear, and Travel Goods Association in Cambodia (TAFTAC) after it was officially renamed in a recently held ceremony attended by Cambodia’s army commander Lieutenant General Hun Manet. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501190624/cambodias-textile-body-gmac-is-now-officially-renamed-taftac/

Eco-tourism key to post-Covid recovery

Minister of Tourism Thong Khon on November 21 outlined seven key recommendations for more efficient and effective post-Covid-19 development of the eco- and community-based tourism segments, with emphasis on turning challenges into opportunities. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eco-tourism-key-post-covid-recovery

Nearly $400 million earned by Cambodia in 10 months through rubber, rubber wood exports

In the first 10 months of 2022, from January to October, Cambodia earned more than $396 million from the export of rubber and rubber wood said the report of the General Department of Rubber. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501187462/nearly-400-million-earned-by-cambodia-in-10-months-through-rubber-rubber-wood-exports/

India, Cambodia to start direct air linkages to boost tourism sector

India and Cambodia have decided to start direct air linkages between the two countries with impetus on tourism after the COVID-19 pandemic hit the sector. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501184287/india-cambodia-to-start-direct-air-linkages-to-boost-tourism-sector/

Woven packaging an economic, environmental win in Siem Reap

Run Ta Ek is known throughout the Kingdom for the beauty of its eco-village. The commune has implemented several principles of the Ministry of Environment. Among them is a commitment to reducing the use of plastic by using palm leave boxes to package their famous ...

Keo Bosaba
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/woven-packaging-economic-environmental-win-siem-reap

Biz Fair to attract 500,000 visitors to Cambodia’s coast

Cambodia’s Biz Fair is making a return after a pandemic-fuelled hiatus and is expected to attract 500,000 visitors to the five-day event hosted at a newly-developed stretch of coastline close to Sihanoukville. ...

Marissa Carruthers
https://kiripost.com/stories/biz-fair-to-attract-500000-visitors-to-cambodias-coast

Unfinished P Sihanouk building team formed

The government on October 12 set up an inter-institutional commission tasked with resolving the issue of unfinished buildings in Preah Sihanouk province, most of which are owned by Chinese investors. This is according to a Council of Ministers letter issued on the same date addressed to ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/unfinished-p-sihanouk-building-team-formed

Official: No bans on rosewood furniture, use must be reduced

A senior agriculture official has clarified that calls to reduce the use of rosewood in furniture will not mean a total ban but rather the adoption of techniques which will contribute to the conservation of the Kingdom’s forests, as the population continues to grow. ...

Orm Bunthoeurn
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/official-no-bans-rosewood-furniture-use-must-be-reduced

TEN Network receives ‘widespread’ support

The private sector considers the establishment of the “Tonle Sap Eco-Tourism Network” proposed by Minister of Tourism Thong Khon, and known as the TEN Network, as an important step in attracting national and international tourists to explore the potential of the Tonle Sap Lake. ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/ten-network-receives-widespread-support

New Tonle Sap eco-tourism network to be established soon

The “Tonle Sap Eco-Tourism Network” will be established on the occasion of the 3rd National Ecotourism Forum on November 21 and 22 2023, said Minister of Tourism Thong Khon, on October 27, at the closing ceremony for a workshop on the establishment of the forum, ...

Keo Kereya
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-tonle-sap-eco-tourism-network-be-established-soon

Sea tourism sports recreation site to be established in Sihanoukville

A company branded Le Soleil Meilan International Travel Co., Ltd. is interested in establishing sea tourism sports recreation site in Sihanoukville. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501175896/sea-tourism-sports-recreation-site-to-be-established-in-sihanoukville/

FDI in Cambodia’s construction sector touches $334M

Cambodia continued to receive substantial Foreign Direct Investment in the construction sector in 2021, despite the economic slowdown in the wake of Covid-19, showed the Asean Investment Report 2022. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501174759/fdi-in-cambodias-construction-sector-touches-334m/

Cambodia seeks more Korean funds in textiles

As part of the process to strengthen and widen the base of the economy as the country has entered the fourth quarter of 2022, the Government of Cambodia is seeking to tick all the right boxes, and it includes tourism, textiles exports as well as ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501171566/cambodia-seeks-more-korean-funds-in-textiles/

Tourism to bump up Cambodia’s GDP to 6.2% in 2023

Amid economic improvement with rising foreign visitors, Cambodia’s tourism recovery is expected to improve in 2023 pushing GDP to 6.2 percent.   ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/tourism-to-bump-up-cambodias-gdp-to-62-in-2023

Cambodia garment exports rise 24% to $10.25 billion

Cambodia earned $10.25 billion from exports of garment products – clothes, footwear, and travel goods – during the January-September period of this year, a year-on-year increase of 24 percent, according to a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise yesterday. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501168112/cambodia-garment-exports-rise-24-to-10-25-billion/

Registered factories increase to almost 16,000 as of July

The number of registered factories and enterprises has seen an increase by 16.8 percent to 15,859 as of July this year, employing 1.54 million workers. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501167869/registered-factories-increase-to-almost-16000-as-of-july/

2027 extension for ‘Better Factories’ inspection regime

The government and the US-based International Labour Organisation (ILO) have agreed to continue their cooperation and renew their MOU that will extend the “Better Factories Cambodia” (BFC) 2023-2027 programme. ...

Lay Samean
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/2027-extension-better-factories-inspection-regime

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