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Chinese investment in Cambodia up in 2013

Cambodia had attracted some $427 million of investment from China last year, up 62 percent compared with the $263 million in a year earlier, according to a report by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The cumulative Chinese investment in Cambodia has totaled $9.6 ...

Global Times News Staff
http://www.globaltimes.cn/content/838148.shtml#.Utx56xD-LIU

US Ambassador Says Corruption Scares Off American Firms

U.S. Ambassador William Todd on Thursday said that despite his efforts to promote Cambodia as an attractive destination for business, major American companies are reluctant to invest here as they still perceive the country as indelibly corrupt. “I believe now is the time for big U.S. ...

Ben Woods and Phorn Bopha
http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/us-ambassador-says-corruption-scares-off-american-firms-42799/

Cambodia-U.S. trade reaches 2.2 bln USD in 9 months, up 2 pct

The bilateral C volume between Cambodia and the United States reached 2.2 billion U.S. dollars in the first nine months of this year, a 2 percent rise compared with 2.15 billion U.S. dollars at the same period last year, according to the statistics of the ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2012-11/19/c_131984263.htm

China's Aid to Cambodia Helps Cement Ties

When Asia-Pacific leaders gather this weekend in Southeast Asia—a bright spot in a sputtering global economy—their Cambodian hosts may extend a warm welcome to U.S. President Barack Obama, but they will view officials from Beijing as old friends. Mr. Obama’s visit to Cambodia—this year’s host for ...

Chun Han Wong
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424127887324595904578120582308358540.html

Costs outweigh the benefits of foreign direct investment: FAO

Cambodia has been featured as a case study in a new report launched by the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) focusing on the effect of foreign direct investment (FDI) in developing nations’ agricultural sectors. While the report acknowledges the positive effects ...

Erika Mudie
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012111559750/Business/costs-outweigh-the-benefits-of-foreign-direct-investment-fao.html

Board Passes Nearly $850M in Investments

The Cambodian Investment Board approved nearly $850 million worth of investment projects between the start of the year and the end of July, data from the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) shows. According to the data, 90 projects worth $845.26 million were approved during the first ...

Mining Firm Hit With Fines for Illegal Exports

A mining company owned by the wife of RCAF Major General Nim Meng has been ordered by the government to pay fines and unpaid taxes after the firm was found to have illegally exported minerals from Cambodia, a report released yesterday by the Cambodian Investment ...

Investment by China Doubles In First Half

Cambodia approved $1.2 billion in investments from China in the first six months of the year, a 104 percent increase in the amount of Chinese money set to flood into the economy compared to the same period last year, the Cambodian Investment Board said. The ...

Approved Invvestments in May Reach $110 Million

15 new projects worth a total of $110 million have been approved by Cambodia’s investment board in May. The Council for Development of Cambodia has approved two rubber plantations worth $60 million. Cin Qian Investment Co, a Chinese firm, has been approved for developing a ...

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