Investment

Investment policy and regulation

$4M solar farm investment launched in the Kingdom

Pestech International, a Malaysian company that specialises in solar power technology and infrastructure, has expanded its presence in the Kingdom.​​ The Edge Markets reported yesterday that Pestech has acquired a 94 percent stake in Green Sustainable Ventures (Cambodia). The investment is worth $4 million, according ...

Jose Rodriguez T. Senase
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50680533/4m-solar-farm-investment-launched-in-the-kingdom

FDI to Cambodia rockets 12% to $3.5 billion in 2019

Cambodia attracted more than $3.5 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) last year, an increase of nearly 12 per cent over 2018, thanks in part to Chinese investors who accounted for half of the investments, a National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) report released last week ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fdi-cambodia-rockets-12-35-billion-2019

Japan firm opens logistics centre in PPSEZ

Nippon Express (NPEXY), a Japanese firm specialising in lorry, rail, and air transport services, launched its new logistics centre at the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSEZ) on Monday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japan-firm-opens-logistics-centre-ppsez

China’s Shandong eyes investment in agriculture in Kratie

Delegates from the Shandong provincial standing committee have expressed strong interest in investing in Kratie province’s agricultural sector, provincial governor Va Thorn told The Post on Monday. “The Chinese delegation inspected the Snuol Special Economic Zone [SEZ] as they have expressed interest in investing in a ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinas-shandong-eyes-investment-agriculture-kratie

‘Stop all checks on Chinese venues’

Preah Sihanouk provincial governor Kouch Chamroeun has called on provincial and town police to stop the unwarranted inspections of businesses run by foreigners, especially Chinese nationals.​Chamroeun was speaking at a provincial administration meeting last week that discussed encouraging further foreign investment in legitimate businesses in ...

Voun Dara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/stop-all-checks-chinese-venues

CDC approves three projects worth $11M

Three investment projects worth more than $11 million were approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) this week, a CDC press release said on Wednesday.​ CDC approved the establishment of the SWJ (Cambodia) Garment Co, Ltd, in Kampong Speu province’s Chbar Mon ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-approves-three-projects-worth-11m

Chinese eye asset management

A group of Chinese investors has expressed interest in investing in Cambodia’s asset management sector and tapping into the vast opportunities for businesses and investments brought about by the Kingdom’s current economic development. Kao Thach, the CEO of state-owned Rural Development Bank (RDB), met with a ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-eye-asset-management

CDC approves projects worth $8.8M

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) approved three investment projects in the bags and garment sector with a total capital investment of $8.8 million, it said on Monday. The projects approved are bag factory Quan Ming Handbag (Cambodia) Industrial Co Ltd, the bag and ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-approves-projects-worth-88m

EU issues support for investment in Kingdom

EU Ambassador Carmen Moreno has vowed to bring more European investors into the Kingdom and pledged to uphold good relations between the EU and Cambodia.​ During a meeting with Senate president Say Chhum yesterday, Ambassador Moreno acknowledged the country’s progress and improvement under the government’s ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664368/eu-issues-support-for-investment-in-kingdom/

Chinese firms set to invest in car assembly, fertiliser plants

Two Chinese companies plan to invest in a car assembly plant and an organic fertiliser processing plant in Cambodia, following a visit by a delegation of 20 company representatives from Shandong province last week. The delegation was led by Shandong provincial vice-governor Wang Shujian, who met ...

Post Staff
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firms-set-invest-car-assembly-fertiliser-plants

US companies urged to invest in Cambodia

Cambodia last week asked the United States to increase investments in the Kingdom, claiming that working conditions here have improved dramatically in recent years. The appeal was made by Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak in a meeting on Friday with US Ambassador Patrick Murphy. Mr Sorasak ...

Minister wants better business relationship with Hunan province

Minister of Public Works and Transport Sun Chanthol on Tuesday called on China’s Hunan province to promote bilateral trade, cooperation and investment, and seize opportunities in many potential sectors. He was speaking at the Hunan Investment Promotion and Machinery Expo in Phnom Penh on Tuesday to ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/minister-wants-better-business-relationship-hunan-province

Hunan province group to invest $1.3 billion in Kingdom

A group of businessmen from China’s Hunan province will today sign agreements to invest $1.3 billion in the Kingdom. The commitment was made during a meeting between Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn and Du Jiahao, a member of the CPC Central Committee and secretary of ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50661005/hunan-province-group-to-invest-1-3-billion-in-kingdom/

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/

Fujian investors eyeing P Sihanouk province

During a meeting with Minister of Industry and Handicraft Cham Prasidh on Thursday in Phnom Penh, Fujian Provincial Federation of Entrepreneurs and Enterprises deputy secretary-general Wei Zheng said the association is eyeing potential areas for investment. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/fujian-investors-eyeing-p-sihanouk-province

Shenzhen Institute of Planning to undertake Sihanoukville masterplan

The Shenzhen Urban Planning and Design Institute has been commissioned to undertake a masterplan to transform Sihanoukville into a modern sprawling metropolis, using the Shenzhen experience as its secret recipe. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/660033/shenzhen-institute-of-planning-to-undertake-sihanoukville-masterplan/

China to finance Preah Sihanouk development

Chinese Prime Minister Li Keqiang has agreed to a request from Cambodia to provide financial support for the development of Preah Sihanouk province. The request was made on Sunday by Prime Minister Hun Sen on the sidelines of the 35th Asean Summit and Related Summits ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50657174/china-to-finance-preah-sihanouk-development/

Cambodia’s ranking in World Bank index drops once again

The latest release of the World Bank’s ease of doing business index puts Cambodia in the 144th spot out of 190 countries, a drop of six places from a year ago. The 2019 ease of doing business index ranked the Kingdom 138th out of 190 ...

Sihanoukville aims to reform tourism landscape

Preah Sihanouk province plans to attract a new type of Chinese investor which could restore the image of Sihanoukville as a tourist city and shift investment away from casinos. In a meeting with Chinese embassy officials in August, provincial governor Kuoch Chamroeun said the current ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sihanoukville-aims-reform-tourism-landscape

GDT: Chinese companies must fulfil duty obligations

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) said Chinese investment is contributing greatly to the Kingdom’s tax revenue and called on Chinese companies to properly fulfil their tax obligations. Speaking at a forum on Mechanism of Cambodia-China Fiscal Cooperation on Friday, GDT director-general Kong Vibol said: ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gdt-chinese-companies-must-fulfil-duty-obligations

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