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Vendors given a week to remove alcohol ads in Takeo

The governor of Takeo province has granted one week’s grace to sellers and vendors of alcoholic drinks and wines to remove all billboards and signage that advertises alcoholic products, or face legal consequences. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501522989/vendors-given-a-week-to-remove-alcohol-ads-in-takeo/

GFT exports rise 17 percent in first half of 2024

Cambodia’s exports of garments, footwear and travel goods (GFT) increased by 16.89 percent in the first half of this year, compared to the same period last year, earning the country $6.15 billion, according to the trade data released by the General Department of Customs and ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501521386/gft-exports-rise-17-percent-in-first-half-of-2024/

South Korean pharma eyes medical device venture in Cambodia

Representatives from Poonglim Pharmatech Inc., headquartered in the Republic of Korea’s Jeonbuk-do province, are exploring investment opportunities in medical device manufacturing in Cambodia, following a meeting with Suon Sophal, Deputy Secretary General of the Cambodian Investment Board (CIB), at Council for the Development of Cambodia ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501515044/south-korean-pharma-eyes-medical-device-venture-in-cambodia/

Qingdao-based tyre manufacturer announces Kingdom investment plans

Chinese publicly-listed manufacturer, Mesnac Co., Ltd, announced plans this month to invest in a new manufacturing facility in Cambodia focussed on the production of tyre mould products. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501512148/qingdao-based-tyre-manufacturer-announces-kingdom-investment-plans/

Increased iron, steel imports hint at construction sector revival

Cambodia imported iron and steel worth close to $168 million in the first four months of 2024, the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) reported recently. ...

James Whitehead
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501504480/increased-iron-steel-imports-hint-at-construction-sector-revival/

Bicycle exports down 37 percent in Jan-May

Cambodia’s bicycle exports fell 37 percent year-on-year in the first five months this year, said a report of the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE). ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501505084/bicycle-exports-down-37-percent-in-jan-may/

CCF to use education not fines for minor cases

The Consumer Protection Competition and Fraud Repression Directorate-General (CCF) has issued new guidelines directing officials to prioritise educational measures over penalties for minor offenses. ...

Hang Punreay
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501504588/ccf-to-use-education-not-fines-for-minor-cases/

Cambodia’s GFT exports jump 20.69 percent

The exports of garments, footwear and travel goods (GFT) rose by 20.69 percent in the first five months of this year, compared to the same period last year, earning the Kingdom $4.89 billion, according to the trade data released by the General Department of Customs ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501503732/cambodias-gft-exports-jump-20-69-percent/

State institutions ensure seated flatbed trucks for garment workers by 2024, buses by 2027

After several rounds of discussion since 2018, state institutions on Wednesday vowed to make it safer for workers across the country to have chairs to sit on while traveling to and from work, which has typically been flatbed trucks. ...

Phon Sothyroth
https://cambojanews.com/state-institution-ensure-seated-flatbed-trucks-for-garment-workers-by-2024-buses-by-2027/

FDI inflows into manufacturing remain high

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into the manufacturing sector remained high, after investment into construction and real estate, as per the Annual Financial Stability Review Report 2023 of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC). ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501491715/fdi-inflows-into-manufacturing-remain-high/

Chinese mango processing factory in Battambang warned for discharging sewage into stream

Battambang provincial authorities have issued a warning letter to a Chinese owner of a mango processing factory that allegedly discharged sewage into O’ Treng stream in Svay Sar Village of Treng commune in Rattanak Mondul district. ...

Sovann Sreypich and Hel Komsan
https://cambojanews.com/chinese-mango-processing-factory-in-battambang-warned-for-discharging-sewage-into-stream/

Cambodia stares at EV skills shortage

Cambodia is staring at an acute skills shortage in the electric vehicle sector even as it is getting ready to release the ‘National Policy on the Development of Electric Vehicles (EVs) 2024-2030’ soon. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501485197/cambodia-stares-at-ev-skills-shortage/

Use domestic rubber as raw material, PM tells tyre factories

Prime Minister Hun Manet has asked all tyre factories in the country to use domestic rubber as raw material inputs, creating a market for rubber plantation farmers even as two more tyre factory projects have received in-principle approval for investment in Cambodia. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501480753/use-domestic-rubber-as-raw-material-pm-tells-tyre-factories/

Garment, footwear exports up 20% to $2.9B in Q1

Cambodia exported garment, footwear and travel goods worth 20 percent more than $2.9 billion in the first quarter, as per a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise. ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474747/garment-footwear-exports-up-20-to-2-9b-in-q1/

Kingdom’s export to EU up 11.9 percent in Q1

Cambodia exported $903 million worth of goods to the European Union (EU) up 11.9 percent from the $807 million in the same period last year, a report of the General Department of Customs and Excise revealed. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474745/kingdoms-export-to-eu-up-11-9-percent-in-q1/

PM gives call to manufacture high-quality local products

Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday called for the production of high-quality local products to meet domestic demand and help reduce imports, stressing that the government is striving to stabilize prices and reduce production costs to boost farmers’ income. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501471602/pm-gives-call-to-manufacture-high-quality-local-products/

Garment workers request for water mist fans as rising temperatures affect health and productivity

Garment workers in Phnom Penh and Kandal, Takeo and Kampong Chhnang provinces have asked their companies to install water mist fans in the factory amid rising temperatures. ...

Runn Sreydeth and Phon Sothyroth
https://cambojanews.com/garment-workers-request-for-water-mist-fans-as-rising-temperatures-affect-health-and-productivity/

Cambodia’s garment, footwear, travel goods export up 20 pct in Q1

Cambodia exported $2,941 million worth of garment, footwear and travel products (GFTs) to international markets in the first quarter of 2024, up 20 percent from 2,449 million dollars over the same period last year, said a report released by the Ministry of Commerce on April ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501472270/cambodias-garment-footwear-travel-goods-export-up-20-pct-in-q1/

Stringent rules for meat importers soon, says GDCE

The General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) of Cambodia said that after a meeting with meat importers, it will be setting more stringent guidelines and conditions for those operating in this sector. ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501470201/stringent-rules-for-meat-importers-soon-says-gdce/

OVOP movement gathering strength in Cambodia

The Seventh National Day for the promotion of Khmer products will be celebrated today (April 9), under the theme ‘Sustainable Production and Supply to the Market – One Village, One Product Movement.’ ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501469672/ovop-movement-gathering-strength-in-cambodia/

Cambodia’s rubber article exports rise 90 percent

Cambodia earned $215 million from the exports of rubber articles in the first two months of this year, an increase of 90 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the latest trade data of the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE). ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501458804/cambodias-rubber-article-exports-rise-90-percent/

PM encourages investment in halal food ecosystems in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister has encouraged Maybank to consider investing in building halal food ecosystems in Cambodia. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501447497/pm-encourages-investment-in-halal-food-ecosystems-in-cambodia/

Cambodia’s rubber exports rise by 123 percent

Amid the fall in global demand, Cambodia earned $121 million from the exports of rubber articles in the first month of this year, an increase of 123.5 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the latest trade data of the General Department ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501440080/cambodias-rubber-exports-rise-by-123-percent/

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