Economy and commerce

Small and medium enterprises (SME)

Teaching young women digital literacy

SHE Investments, a social enterprise to support women micro-small entrepreneurs (MSMEs) is joining as a Cambodian partner for Youth Business International’s Rapid Response Recovery Programme, funded by Google.org, to support women entrepreneurs to build digital literacy skills to enable them to recover and rebuild from ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50739209/teaching-young-women-digital-literacy/

Go Digital Asean initiative to empower MSME’s

The ASEAN Coordinating Committee on Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and the Asia Foundation has formally announced the Go Digital ASEAN initiative. Supported by a $3.3 million grant from Google, the initiative is designed to equip 200,000 people – of which 60 percent will be ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737853/go-digital-asean-initiative-to-empower-msmes/

Agriculture, domestic tourism and SMEs are the catalysts to restore the economy

Cambodia must boost the development of the domestic tourism, agriculture and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to restore its economy  post-COVID-19, according to Ky Sereyvath, Director of China Study Center of RAC. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50736309/agriculture-domestic-tourism-and-smes-are-the-catalysts-to-restore-the-economy/

$2.3 million approved by SME Bank

The SME Co-Financing Scheme (SCFS) has received 13 applications with a total loan approval value of $2.338 million as of June 11, a senior executive officer of the SME Bank of Cambodia told Khmer Times. ...

Sok Chan
http://khmertimeskh.com/50734391/2-3-million-approved-by-sme-bank/

SME chief complains of excessive red tape

The representative of the Cambodia Food Manufacture Association (CFMA) has requested a reduction in government red tape especially for the small and medium enterprises. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50732781/sme-chief-complains-of-excessive-red-tape/

Partnership to drive food-processing

Khmer Enterprise, a unit under the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), Cambodia Australia Agricultural Value Chain Program (CAVAC), and the Institute of Technology of Cambodia (ITC), inked a partnership agreement to driving food-processing innovations through small and medium enterprises (SMEs) in the Kingdom. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50730161/partnership-to-drive-food-processing/

Khmer Enterprise and SHE Investments to support MSMEs

Khmer Enterprise (KE), an implementation unit of the Entrepreneurship Development Fund established by the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), and SHE Investments, Cambodia’s first and only gender-focused and culturally tailored business incubator and accelerator, have jointly developed the Digital Resource Center for Micro, Small ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50726358/khmer-enterprise-and-she-investments-to-support-msmes/

SME competition set for July

The private sector plans to launch the first small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) competition in Cambodia to promote the SME sector and seek financial loan support for business expansion. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sme-competition-set-july

Loan tenures to be extended to 7 years

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has approved the extension loan tenures to seven years from four years under a revised agreement between SME Bank and Participating Financial Institutions (PFIs). ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/724278/loan-tenures-to-be-extended-to-7-years/

SME Bank expected to help boost local production

The State-run SME (Small and Medium Enterprise) Bank is expected to help lift local productions, supplying domestic demands, officials and key insiders said. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50721318/sme-bank-expected-to-help-boost-local-production/

SME Bank ‘must relax its criteria for loans’

THE President of the Federation of Associations of Small and Medium Enterprises of Cambodia (FASMEC) Te Taingpor has requested the SME Bank of Cambodia and participating financial institutions to extend the payment period of the SME Co-Financing Scheme from four to six years and take ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720985/sme-bank-must-relax-its-criteria-for-loans/

Agriprocessors urged to take out loans and expand work

The state-run Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB) has called for small and medium enterprises (SMEs) to expand their agriculture-based processing productions and apply for low-interest rate emergency loans. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50720250/agriprocessors-urged-to-take-out-loans-and-expand-work/

No loans from $100 million financing scheme

The government’s new $100 million Small and Medium Enterprise Co-Financing Scheme has yet to approve any applications, receiving only some ínquiries pending approval, according to a bank representative. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50719826/no-loans-from-100-million-financing-scheme/

SMEs urged to register with the new specialised bank

The president of the Federation of Association of Small and Medium Enterprises of Cambodia (Fasmec) is urging small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) to register with the association to get benefits from the newly formed SMEs Bank of Cambodia. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50717402/smes-urged-to-register-with-the-new-specialised-bank/

ARDB loans: More SMEs apply

Seven small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) have applied for $200,000 loans from the state-owned Agricultural and Rural Development Bank (ARDB), after it announced the launch of a $50 million fund for SMEs last month. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ardb-loans-more-smes-apply

‘SME Development Policy’ drafted for approval

A draft development policy for Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) and a new SME definition has been sent to the Ministry of Economy and Finance’s Economic and Financial Policy Committee (EFPC) for review and approval, according to a senior official. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716393/sme-development-policy-drafted-for-approval/

Gov’t disburses $50 million through Agricultural and Rural Development Bank

The government has disbursed $50 million through the Rural Development and Agriculture Bank (RDAB) to provide low-interest loan to small farmers and small and medium enterprises. ...

Srey Kumneth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50716279/govt-disburses-50-million-through-agricultural-and-rural-development-bank/

New SME bank welcomed but potential users may await the end of pandemic

Small and medium enterprises (SMEs) are expected to apply for a loan from the newly formed SME Bank of Cambodia to expand their production lines but first, they want to see the end of COVID-19, according to the vice-president of Cambodia Chamber of Commerce. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50710318/new-sme-bank-welcomed-but-potential-users-may-await-the-end-of-pandemic/

SME Bank officially launched

Small and Medium Enterprise Bank of Cambodia (SME Bank), the Kingdom’s newest bank with initial capital of $100 million to provide financing for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs), was officially launched on Saturday. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/sme-bank-officially-launched

Only ‘legal’ SMEs to benefit from aid package: Ministry

The $800 million to $2 billion COVID-19 stimulus package announced by Prime Minister Hun Sen last month will only be given to those businesses that are legally registered and are formally verified, the Ministry of Economy and Finance has said. ...

Harrison White
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50708031/only-legal-smes-to-benefit-from-aid-package-ministry/

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