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Trade policy and regulation

ASEAN forums divide

Cambodian NGOs were drawing battle lines and choosing sides in the run-up to the ASEAN summit, activists said yesterday. Two separate “ASEAN People’s Forums” are being organised by local NGOs. The first, from March 28 to 30, is expected to draw more than 2,000 groups.   ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012031955107/National-news/asean-forums-divide.html

US-Asean Delegation to visit Cambodia this month

A US-Asean Business Council delegation will visit Phnom Penh on March 19 and 20 to meet with government officials about current or potential investments in the country, American Cambodian Business Council President Bretton Sciaroni said. The meeting comes after a delegation of 11 Fortune 500 ...

ASEAN plans to adopt an 'ASEAN bank' system

Central banks in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations plan to set up an “ASEAN bank” system that would make it easier for designated banks to set up subsidiaries and operate throughout the region, according to official sources. The plan to set up ASEAN banks is ...

http://mdn.mainichi.jp/mdnnews/business/news/20120307p2g00m0bu116000c.html

China donates equipment to Cambodia for 2012 ASEAN meetings

The government of China on Monday delivered office supplies and equipment worth $403,000 to Cambodia in order to ease the country’s burden when it hosts the ASEAN summit and related Summits this year. The office supplies and equipment included 200 sets of desktops, 60 sets of ...

http://www.philstar.com/Article.aspx?articleId=781793&publicationSubCategoryId=200

Cambodia Faces Tests With 2012 Asean Chairmanship

For the second time in the history of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, Cambodia has taken over the chairmanship of the 10-nation bloc. The country first chaired Asean in 2002–03, when it had been a member for only three years. Yet the world and the ...

http://www.thejakartaglobe.com/opinion/cambodia-faces-tests-with-2012-asean-chairmanship/499533

Kingdom nears ASEAN needs

Cambodia has met 70 per cent of the basic requirements needed to join the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday, referring to a recently updated report issued by the economic block. The Kingdom ranked third in preparedness among the 10 ASEAN member ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012021754563/Business/kingdom-nears-asean-needs.html

As chair of Asean, Cambodia promotes Korean peace talks

In its capacity as Asean chair, Cambodia has said it wants to help lessen tensions on the Korean peninsula by trying to revive the six-party talks on North Korean denuclearization and by inviting North Korea to join the Asean Ministerial Meeting in Phnom Penh in ...

Kingdom, WTO call on US to drop tariffs

Both Cambodia and the World Trade Organisation this week called on the United States to follow China’s lead in promising zero-tariff treatment to Least Developed Countries. Chinese President Hu Jintao, in a speech at the G20 summit in Cannes, France, on Friday, announced China would grant ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

WTO review of Kingdom trade policy expected

The World Trade Organisation today will conclude its first-ever review of Cambodia’s trade policies and practices and issue its concluding remarks. The trade review, which began on November 1, is the first time the Kingdom, which was the first least-developed country to fully accede to the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011110352508/Business/wto-review-of-kingdom-trade-policy-expected.html

Plan for EU-ASEAN summit

Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh on Wednesday, in a meeting with the European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia, called on delegates to host an EU-ASEAN business summit next year, according to Eurocham members who were present. The summit is expected to focus on enhancing business strategies ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011101452125/Business/plan-for-eu-asean-summit.html

Multimodal transport operation will be implemented in ASEAN countries in 2012

In 2012, Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam, Laos and Myanmar will begin to implement a multimodal transport operations project in order to strengthen the ASEAN regional cross-border transport corridors and promote regional and transport development toward the ASEAN-community integration in 2015, senior officials said this week ...

Tensions cause drop in ASEAN imports

Tensions with Thailand led to a 10-percent decline in imports from ASEAN members during the first six months of 2011, though Cambodia’s exports to the bloc nearly doubled, according to officials. Cambodia imported US$810.9 million during the six-month period compared to $904.9 million during the period ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011083151356/Business/tensions-cause-drop-in-asean-imports.html

Asean to forge ahead through global crises

Southeast Asia needs to push ahead with a regional free trade bloc and policies to cope with global financial crises, Indonesia’s government said yesterday. Indonesia’s Vice President Boediono, addressing trade ministers from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), said it was evident since the ...

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