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Pursat railway gets greenlight

An extended rail service from Battambang province to Pursat province is due to start today to improve transport for people and cargo, the Transport Ministry says. The first section of the rail line, linking Poipet and Serey Sophorn, was inaugurated last month. ...

Pav Suy
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50494596/pursat-railway-gets-greenlight/

Cambodia's largest port sees 14 pct rise in cargo shipment in 5 months

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, the kingdom’s largest shipping facility, has seen a 14 percent increase in cargo shipment in the first five months of this year thanks to growing business activities, a port senior official said Wednesday. During January-May period this year, the state-owned port had ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-06/12/c_132450037.htm

Pirated Software May Threaten Garment Firms

Garment factories run the risk of having their cargo confiscated by U.S. customs authorities if they continue using pirated computer software in their administrative operations, and may be prosecuted under a law that requires all manufacturers to use licensed digital software, according to a local ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/pirated-software-may-threaten-garment-firms-28459/

Phnom Penh Port Cargo up 17 Percent On Last Year

The amount of cargo entering Cambodia through the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port increased 17 percent over the first 11 months of the year, compared to the same period in 2011, a port official said yesterday. From January through October, the Port received a total of 86,334 ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/

Phnom Penh Port Cargo Up 15 Percent on Last Year

The amount of cargo entering Cambodia through the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port increased 14.92 percent over the first 10 months of the year compared to the same period in 2011, a port official said yesterday. “We are seeing that the major imports are construction equipment ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Pol Pot-Era Airbase Earmarked as Future Tourist Gateway

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Saturday that in order to manage future tourist numbers, the government will construct a new international airport on the site of the Kampong Chhnang airbase, which was built by slave labor during the Khmer Rouge regime. Mr. Hun Sen said that ...

Port more active over nine months

Cargo shipments via Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP), Cambodia’s second largest port, rose by 16 per cent year-on-year in the first nine months. The Port Authority said yesterday the rise was mainly due to the increase of import and export activities for garments, agricultural and construction ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012100559120/Business/port-more-active-over-nine-months.html

Cargo at Phnom Penh Port Jumps 15.24 Percent

The amount of cargo entering Cambodia through the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port has increased 15.24 percent through the first nine months of this year, compared to the same period last year, a port official said yesterday. Hei Bavy, general director of the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port, ...

New Mekong Port to Ease Overloaded Phnom Penh Terminal

With cargo traffic at the Phnom Penh Autonomus Port growing rapidly, a nearly completed container terminal just south of the city on the Mekon River should help ease the congestion. The 30-hectare port, in Kandal province’s Kein Svay district, was completed late last month, though cranes ...

Rats Good Business for Cambodians, Food for Vietnamese

Koh Thom district, Kandal province – On a quiet stretch of road in this sleepy border town, there are some telltale signs of an unusual trade: A trail of discarded dead rats, some upturned with their paws stiff in the air, others covered with a ...

Cambodian port’s cargo rises 10 percent

The cargo of merchandises including clothes, agriculture products, construction, electronics and other products through the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) has increased 10 percent in the first five months of this year in comparison to the same period last year, according to PPAP’s statistics. ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/news.php?id=118

South Korea Donates Trucks to Cambodian Gov’t

The Republic of Korea donated more than 200 military trucks to the Cambodian government last month, a port official said yesterday. Sam Heng, administrative chief of the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, said the 241 trucks were strictly for transportation. “The trucks arrived before the elections. They’re military cargo ...

Maersk sees a slowing EU

The Cambodia representative for the world’s largest shipping company said exports from Cambodia to Europe grew by more than 60 per cent during 2011, but have since weakened. “Rice exports grew a lot during 2011 and a lot of it went to Poland and France,” ...

Stuart Alan Becker, P. 9
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012050856019/Business/maersk-sees-a-slowing-eu.html

SAP sees growth in shipments

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port saw a 10 per cent year-on-year shipment increase in the first 11 months of the year, according to data provided by the Port’s general director. The shipment of cargo across the port during the time period reached 2.2 million tons, a 9.94 per ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011121353314/Business/sap-sees-growth-in-shipments.html

Cargo growth for Phnom Penh Port reaches 30% in September of 2011

“Cargo transferred to and from the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) is at 121,654.116 tones in September of 2011, increasing 30 percent if comparing to September 2010 with 92,648.796 tones,” according to the report from the PPAP obtained by SEAW on October 3rd. This September report ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Vietnam's deep-water links spur Phnom Penh Port growth

Vietnam’s Cai Mep port has contributed to a growth in shipments from the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port this year, Cambodian officials say. The Vietnamese deep-water port, near Ho Chi Minh  City, allows cargo to be transferred to ships travelling to more distant markets such as ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011070650213/Business/vietnams-deep-water-links-spur-phnom-penh-port-growth.html

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