Public land lease

Special economic zones

Cambodia-VN forum hears plans for cross-border SEZ

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and more than 60 companies from Vietnam’s southern provinces held a business forum on Friday to discuss the establishment of a special economic zone (SEZ) along the border of the two countries. CCC vice-president Lim Heng, who presided over ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-vn-forum-hears-plans-cross-border-sez

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/

Investment skyrockets this year

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) yesterday announced that it approved 831 investment projects, with a total investment capital of $22.5 billion, from 2016 to August 2019, according to its latest report. The report added that in the first eight months of the year, ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50650679/cdc-approves-6bln-in-investment-projects-in-first-eight-months-of-the-year/

Cambodia, Japan bilateral trade reaches $1B in first half

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Japan reached more than $1 billion in the first half of this year, up 16 per cent year-on-year, according to data from the Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro). Cambodia’s exports to Japan in the first half of this year grew ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-japan-bilateral-trade-reaches-1b-first-half

CDC: Improve infrastructure to draw investment to border

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has urged relevant parties to increase efforts to attract more foreign investors to border areas. CDC secretary-general Sok Chenda Sophea said to achieve this, it is necessary to develop infrastructure there such as special economic zones (SEZ), ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-improve-infrastructure-draw-investment-border

Warehouse space shortage brought to light

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) recently noted that investors are facing difficulties finding warehouse space to rent at special economic zones in the country. CCC’s vice president Lim Heng told Khmer Times that the rapid rise of investment going into the country has left little warehouse space ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50621941/warehouse-space-shortage-brought-to-light/

SSEZ to be investigated again

The Ministry of Commerce said it has found no sign of duty evasion among Chinese companies operating out of Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ), but said it will conduct one more investigation to satisfy US demands. The US embassy in Phnom Penh recently called on the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50619461/ssez-to-be-investigated-again/

Gov’t: No Chinese goods skirting US tariffs at SSEZ

No Chinese goods have been found to be exported from Cambodia to the US to avoid US-imposed tariffs on China, a Ministry of Commerce statement said on Sunday. US embassy spokesman Arend Zwartjes previously told The Post on Thursday that the US Department of Homeland ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gov%E2%80%99t-no-chinese-goods-skirting-us-tariffs-ssez

Suvannaphum SEZ gets nod from Ministry of Environment

The Ministry of Environment on Wednesday approved the environmental impact assessment for a new special economic zone in Kandal province. Plans to build Suvannaphum SEZ, which will be located 46 kilometres away from Phnom Penh, can continue after the EIA for the project was approved ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50589334/suvannaphum-sez-gets-nod-from-ministry-of-environment/

PPSC sells 14m shares in private placement

Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSP) recently issued more than 14 million shares, bringing its total number of shares to nearly 71.9 million, according to an announcement made by the company during a press conference Friday. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50543396/ppsc-sells-14m-shares-in-private-placement/

Phnom Penh SEZ gets $10M in investment

Two regional companies have invested nearly $10 million to acquire 14 million shares in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone Plc (PPSEZ) – one of five companies listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) – in what is considered the first ever private offering by ...

Kun Kourchettan
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-sez-gets-10m-investment

Environment officials target special economic zones

An environment-monitoring working group from the Environment Ministry and the Council for the Development of Cambodia plans to meet with the owners of nearly 50 special economic zones across the country to promote standards on environmental protection and liquid waste management. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50105456/environment-officials-target-special-economic-zones/

Almost 100 workers faint in Koh Kong factory

Almost 100 workers at the KKN factory in the special economic zone in Koh Kong province’s Mondul Sima district fainted on Tuesday morning while working.   ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50103780/almost-100-workers-faint-in-koh-kong-factory/

Agriculture sector has seen its share of empty promises

The promises of Chinese agro-industrial investment have been recurrent: Hyped up by local officials and media outlets, with photographs of handshakes and earnest negotiation posted across social media, major deals are announced between government ministries and visiting delegations. ...

Agriculture sector has seen its share of empty promises Cheng Sokhorng
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agriculture-sector-has-seen-its-share-empty-promises

PPSEZ to issue 14 million new shares

CSX-listed Phnom Penh SEZ Plc has announced it will issue 14 million new shares after securing shareholder approval on Friday during a general meeting. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5098013/ppsez-issue-14-million-new-shares/

Changes ahead for Sihanoukville

The government is planning to build a massive economic zone in Preah Sihanouk province to accommodate up to 10,000 factories similar to Thailand’s eastern economic corridor. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5097894/changes-ahead-sihanoukville/

Koh Kong families protest tycoon’s land concession

More than 30 families living in Koh Kong province’s Kiri Sakor district yesterday protested against the work of a Special Economic Zone company owned by tycoon Ly Yong Phat. ...

Pech Sotheary
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5093921/koh-kong-families-protest-tycoons-land-concession/

Kingdom’s biggest SEZ to get even bigger

he Kingdom’s biggest industrial park is moving beyond its initial development stage and looking to attract nearly 200 new tenants in the next five years as it doubles its footprint. ...

Cam McGrath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-biggest-sez-get-even-bigger

South Korean firm to share tech expertise

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts and the South Korea-based firm Gwangju TechoPark will soon reach a deal on improving technology in Cambodia’s special economic zones.   ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39921/south-korean-firm-to-share-tech-expertise/

Enhancing PPSEZ’s social responsibility

The Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone and the United Nations Development Programme yesterday entered into an agreement to enhance PPSEZ’s corporate social responsibility in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals. ...

Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/39842/enhancing-ppsez---s-social-responsibility/

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