Indo-Pacific trade fair opens

Twenty leading Cambodian companies are set to participate in the third edition of the Indo-Pacific Business Forum (IPBF) on Wednesday to explore the potential business and investment opportunities that are available in the region. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/indo-pacific-trade-fair-opens

Free-trade deals ‘not necessarily good’

Having more free trade agreements with partner countries is a good deal for Cambodia that currently gets its biggest advantage from trade preferences under its Least Developed Country status. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50776237/free-trade-deals-not-necessarily-good/

Rice exports ‘unaffected by rain’

Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) has claimed that the floods, which have had the biggest impact on the agriculture sector, will not hurt the country’s rice exports this year. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50775239/rice-exports-unaffected-by-rain/

Russia pledges to boost trade ties with Cambodia, to consider debt relief

Newly appointed Ambassador of Russia to Cambodia Anatoly Borovik has pledged to further boost the trade relations and investment between the two countries, which are currently at a low level.   ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50773458/russia-pledges-to-boost-trade-ties-with-cambodia-to-consider-debt-relief/

Cambodia, China sign trade deal

China and Cambodia yesterday signed a free trade agreement (FTA) in Phnom Penh, with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and visiting Chinese State Councillor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi attending the signing ceremony. ...

Mark Hughes
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50772642/cambodia-china-sign-trade-deal/

Rubber exports are up but prices still remain elastic

Cambodia exported 179,621 tonnes of rubber in the first nine months of 2020, a jump of 3.78 per cent from the same period last year, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-exports-are-prices-still-remain-elastic

Car industry slumps by 30% as purchasing power wanes

The Kingdom’s vehicles business has seen a drop in both sales and imports by an estimated 30 percent because of the impact of COVID-19. Figures from the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) shows that the COVID-19 crisis has caused the country’s imports to fall ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50770579/car-industry-slumps-by-30-as-purchasing-power-wanes/

Government to draft policy to boost pepper value

The government is now drafting a policy on pepper with the intention of scaling up a competitive advantage, attract investors and boost added-value to Cambodian pepper production, according to a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50768753/government-to-draft-policy-to-boost-pepper-value/

Six million tonnes of agricultural products exported in first nine months

Cambodia exported a total of 5.8 million tonnes of agricultural products to foreign markets during the first nine months of this year, despite the global COVID-19 crisis. ...

Phal Sophanith/AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50769105/six-million-tonnes-of-agricultural-products-exported-in-first-nine-months/

Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone —to Build an International Zone with the Concept of “Win-win”

Data from Cambodia’s custom and excise department shows that from January to August this year, the total number of containers arriving and leaving the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) increased by 22.1% compared with the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767842/sihanoukville-special-economic-zone-to-build-an-international-zone-with-the-concept-of-win-win/

Boost for special economic zones

Cambodia exports via Svay Rieng province-based special economic zones (SEZs) alone reached more than $124.87 million in August, an increase of more than $57 million in July, according to figures from the Ministry of Commerce. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50765345/boost-for-special-economic-zones/

UK FTA could be on horizon

Cambodia and the UK have vowed to boost their bilateral trade as the Kingdom looks to establish a bilateral free trade agreement with the country. The understanding was made during a meeting between secretary of state of the Ministry of Commerce Sok Sopheak and deputy ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/uk-fta-could-be-horizon

Cambodia-Japan trade reaches $1.1 billion in first seven months

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Japan was recorded at $1,175 million in the first seven months of this year, inching down 5.7 percent compared to the same period last year. ...

Chea Vannak /AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764528/cambodia-japan-trade-reaches-1-1-billion-in-first-seven-months/

Cambodia’s exports continue to face challenges amidst global headwinds

The Kingdom’s export to the international market is under threat although the country has secured regional and global free trade agreements, according to the Ministry of Commerce (MOC). ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764362/cambodias-exports-continue-to-face-challenges-amidst-global-headwinds/

Cambodia has exported more than 3 million tonnes of agricultural produce

More than 3 million tonnes of Cambodia’s agricultural products were exported as of Sept 11,  according to a report from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.​ ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50764124/cambodia-has-exported-more-than-3-million-tonnes-of-agricultural-produce/

Japanese investments in Cambodia

Cambodia and Japan have just held the 20th Cambodia-Japan Public-Private Sector Meeting under the agreement for the liberalisation, promotion and protection of investment. This is the only bilateral mechanism between the two countries to promote diplomatic, economic, trade and investment cooperation. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50763633/japanese-investments-in-cambodia/

Gov’t restricts imports of wine, cigarettes

The Ministry of Economy and Finance’s General Department of Customs and Excise is planning to temporarily restrict wine and cigarette imports at some border checkpoints to prevent tax evasion and improve tax collection. ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/govt-restricts-imports-wine-cigarettes

Cambodia, South Korea wrap up second round of FTA Talks

Cambodia and South Korea ended the second round of their negotiations on free trade agreement (FTA) today with positive progress. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760597/cambodia-south-korea-wrap-up-second-round-of-fta-talks/

Second round of Cambodian Korean free-trade agreement concludes

Cambodia and South Korea will finalise the second round of Cambodian Korean Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) today as both nations look to diversify their trade portfolio. The four-day talks started on Aug 31 and were held virtually because of COVID-19 travel restrictions. ...

Kuch Nithatevy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50760214/second-round-of-cambodian-korean-free-trade-agreement-concludes/

Cambodia ensures food security and rice exports

The beginning of this season’s rice harvest has been slower than in 2019. This has been brought about by drought causing slower seed-planting, resulting in some farmers having to replant and harvest has now been extended into December. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50758818/cambodia-ensures-food-security-and-rice-exports/

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