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The Cambodia-South Korea Free Trade Agreement: Increasing potential for downstream sectors

The Cambodia-South Korea Free Trade Agreement can help boost Cambodian exports of garments, textiles, and footwear to South Korea. The agreement also presents opportunities for value-added investments in Cambodia’s downstream processing industries through a ‘plus one business model’, in which South Korean companies could expand ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501090924/the-cambodia-south-korea-free-trade-agreement-increasing-potential-for-downstream-sectors/

Cambodia, Korea discuss trade potential

Cambodia and the Republic of Korea have discussed trade potential between both countries, mainly the import of Cambodian mangoes. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501069705/cambodia-korea-discuss-trade-potential/

More Korean volunteers dispatched to Cambodia

KOICA Cambodia Office late last week dispatched another 14 members of project volunteers to Cambodia for the “Capacity Building Project for Cambodia National and Public Youth Centers” discovered by the KOICA and carrying out by Soon Chun Hyang University. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501068978/more-korean-volunteers-dispatched-to-cambodia/

Cambodia-Korea bilateral trade jumps 22.8 percent in Q1

The bilateral free trade between Cambodia and South Korea surged 22.8 percent to $234.4 million in the first three months of this year.   ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501060027/cambodia-korea-bilateral-trade-jumps-22-8-percent-in-q1/

Korea reaffirms continued support for Cambodia’s development

The Republic of Korea has reaffirmed its position to continue to support Cambodia’s development. The reaffirmation was made by visiting Koo Yun-cheol, Minister for Government Policy Coordination, Prime Minister’s Office of the Republic of Korea during a meeting with Chhieng Yanara, Minister Attached to the ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501050818/korea-reaffirms-continued-support-for-cambodias-development/

Construction of Cambodia-South Korea Friendship Bridge to start next year

After a year of wait, the government has finally identified the location to build the Cambodia-South Korea Friendship Bridge crossing the Mekong River in Phnom Penh and construction work is set to commence next year. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501036866/construction-of-cambodia-south-korea-friendship-bridge-to-start-next-year/

Cambodian PM to Co-host World Summit 2022 in S. Korea

Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a high level delegation to pay a visit to the Republic of Korea from Feb. 10 to 13, according to a press release of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation (MFAIC). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501021639/cambodian-pm-to-co-host-world-summit-2022-in-s-korea/

Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement Law promulgated

His Majesty King Norodom Sihamoni, King of the Kingdom of Cambodia, has signed into law the ratification of the Free Trade Agreement between Cambodia and South Korea on January 29, 2022, after it was cleared by the National Assembly and Senate. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501018386/cambodia-korea-free-trade-agreement-law-promulgated/

Hun Sen and Ban Ki-moon to co-chair World Summit 2022 in Seoul in February

The Universal Peace Federation and  Cambodia have announced the upcoming World Summit 2022 (Summit for Peace on the Korean Peninsula), which brings together Keynote Speakers and participants from 157 nations to explore the prospects for peaceful reconciliation of the Korean Peninsula. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501010873/hun-sen-and-ban-ki-moon-to-co-chair-world-summit-2022-in-seoul-in-february/

Diplomatic ties with South Korea ‘on right track,’ says Prime Minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that diplomatic relations between Cambodia and South Korea started late but are on the right track. He expressed his hope for ties to be further enhanced. ...

Sar Socheath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50999920/diplomatic-ties-with-south-korea-on-right-track-says-prime-minister/

Cambodia, South Korea endorse FTA

The Cambodia-Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA) was endorsed on October 26, to pave the way for the two countries to enhance bilateral trade and investment flows. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cambodia-south-korea-endorse-fta

Cambodia exported 1,204 tonnes of agricultural products to South Korea

A total 1,204 tonnes of agricultural products were exported to the Republic of Korea in the first nine months of this year, a 106 percent increase compared to a year before. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959981/cambodia-exported-1204-tonnes-of-agricultural-products-to-south-korea/

Commerce Minister signs free trade deal with S. Korea

Cambodia and South Korea have signed a free trade agreement (FTA), cutting import tariffs by more than 90 percent. Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak inked the deal with South Korean Trade Minister Yeo Han-koo in a virtual ceremony yesterday. ...

Michael Firn
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50959499/commerce-minister-signs-free-trade-deal-with-s-korea/

Cambodia-South Korea deal ‘to be signed next week’

The Kingdom of Cambodia and the Republic of Korea will sign a draft free trade agreement (FTA) next week, as the two countries witness their bilateral trade amount on the rise. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50955726/cambodia-south-korea-deal-to-be-signed-next-week/

$580,000 field laboratory for quality roads

A groundbreaking ceremony was held yesterday by the Ministry of Public Works to construct a $580,000 field laboratory at the Techo Sen Institute of Public Works and Transport.​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50917225/580000-field-laboratory-for-quality-roads/

S Korea assists to build Digital Gov’t Co-op Centre

A digital government cooperation centre is in the works to help Cambodia reform its public service delivery as well as to revolutionise its administration system as a whole with assistance from the South Korean government. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50893314/s-korea-assists-to-build-digital-govt-co-op-centre/

Korea to provide more than $13 million to help Cambodia’s agricultural sector by 2027

The Republic of Korea has provided a total of $13.4 million  to support the agricultural sector in Cambodia. The project is divided into three major sections and  will run until 2027. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50876576/korea-to-provide-more-than-13-million-to-help-cambodias-agricultural-sector-by-2027/

Cambodia maintains exports to South Korea

Cambodia’s exports to South Korea maintained their growth in the first four months of this year, showing a recovery in demand for the Kingdom’s products as the two countries prepare to sign a  bilateral free trade agreement (FTA). ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50858257/cambodia-maintains-exports-to-south-korea/

South Korea offers further assistance in Covid-19 battle

The South Korean government has provided further assistance worth $350,000 to help the Cambodian Ministry of Health in the ongoing fight against Covid-19. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/south-korea-offers-further-assistance-covid-19-battle

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