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Thailand expected to open door to Cambodian longan

Cambodia expects Thailand to allow Pailin longan imports into its market as usual, after China on August 17 partially lifted a ban on Thai longan that it imposed four days earlier over contamination with mealybugs. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/thailand-expected-open-door-cambodian-longan

China’s Thailand ban puts longan in pickle

An indefinite Chinese ban on Thai longan imposed on August 13 over contamination with mealybugs has thrown a wrench into Cambodian exports of the fruit to the neighbouring country, according to a senior Cambodian government official.​ ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinas-thailand-ban-puts-longan-pickle

China denies Mekong hacking

As the US and its allies joined hands last week to expose what they allege to be China’s Ministry of State Security’s malicious cyber activities around the world, the attention also turned to Cambodia with the US Department of Justice claiming that four Chinese hackers ...

Niem Chheng
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/china-denies-mekong-hacking

China to continue demining aid grant

China will continue providing $2.5 million in grant aid to Cambodia to support mine clearance for the whole of next year. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50898024/china-to-continue-demining-aid-grant/

Ministry invites exporters to expo in east China

The Ministry of Commerce has invited businesses that wish to export to China to join a three-day virtual and in-person expo set to be held in eastern China’s Shandong province from April 27-29. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/ministry-invites-exporters-expo-east-china

200 factories could suspend operations: Labor Ministry

Two-hundred factories could suspend their production this month due to a lack of raw materials imported from China, a Labor Ministry spokesman said. ...

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https://cambojanews.com/200-factories-could-suspend-operations-labor-ministry/

Kingdom receives $8 million for social development

The Foreign Affairs Ministry on Saturday reported Cambodia received approximately $8 million from the Mekong-Lanchang Cooperation’s special fund for 20 development projects. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694324/kingdom-receives-8-million-for-social-development

Imports down over Covid-19

Shipments of goods between the Kingdom and China are declining amid the Covid-19 outbreak, according to local logistics experts. SHA Transport Express CEO Khut Saroeun told The Post that there has been a 10 per cent drop in import-export activity between the two economies. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/imports-down-over-covid-19

Cambodia, China closer to FTA signing deal

Cambodia and China say they are now planning to sign a free-trade deal some time later this year. The move came after the duo wrapped up their first-round negotiations, which were held last month in Beijing, China. ...

Chhut Bunthoeun
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50691647/cambodia-china-closer-to-fta-signing-deal

Mekong nations and China to discuss COVID-19 response this week

The Mekong nations and China will focus on the COVID-19 issue during the 5th Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Foreign Ministers’ Meeting in Laos this week.​ ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50691804/mekong-nations-and-china-to-discuss-covid-19-response-this-week

China will support Kingdom despite EBA withdrawal: Official

President Xi Jinping has reassured Prime Minister Hun Sen that China will continue to support the Kingdom’s economy despite a potential Everything-but-arms suspension by the European Commission this month. ...

Sun Mesa
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50688230/china-will-support-kingdom-despite-eba-withdrawal-official

Mekong levels to drop as China conducts equipment tests

The Mekong River Commission on Tuesday reported dam equipment tests in China will affect water levels in Cambodia, Thailand and Laos in the middle of this month. In a press release obtained yesterday, the MRC said the tests are being conducted in China’s Jinghong hydropower station ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50675730/mekong-levels-to-drop-as-china-conducts-equipment-tests

Mango exporters urged to set up hi-tech packaging plants

Ngin Chhay, the director-general of the General Directorate of Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, on Thursday urged the private sector to set up more mango packaging plants that comply with South Korea and China’s hygiene and quality standards. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mango-exporters-urged-set-hi-tech-packaging-plants

Rice exports to China still under last year’s quota: CRF

China has not yet purchased milled rice from Cambodia for the period 2019-2020, with the country still trying to fulfill its quota for the year 2018. Kao Thach, CEO of Rural Development Bank (RDB), told Khmer Times that Cofco – China’s largest food processor, manufacturer and trader ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50664440/rice-exports-to-china-still-under-last-years-quota-crf/

China trade talks unrelated to EBA uncertainties, government says

A Commerce Ministry official said on Thursday that initiation of talks with China for a free trade agreement were not linked to a potential suspension of the ‘Everything But Arms’ trade scheme. The Chinese Embassy in Phnom Penh announced last week that the two countries ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/china-trade-talks-unrelated-to-eba-uncertainties-government-says/5175305.html

China a market for fragrant rice

Cambodia is campaigning to boost its luxury fragrant rice exports to China, the world’s largest market, said Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) vice-president Chan Sokheang on Thursday. Sokheang told The Post on Thursday that the CRF plans to achieve the quota that China provided Cambodia – ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/china-market-fragrant-rice

Cambodian King Supports Belt and Road Initiative: Chinese Media

King Norodom Sihamoni told Chinese President Xi Jinping that Cambodia would further support his overseas investment strategy, which has been criticized by the U.S. King Norodom Sihamoni said during a visit to Beijing that Cambodia is prepared to further support China’s overseas investment strategy, known as ...

Hul Reaksmey
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodian-king-supports-belt-and-road-initiative-chinese-media/4918977.html

Cambodia to benefit substantially from China’s BRI: Moody’s

Moody’s Investors Service Inc sees Cambodia, which has a B2 stable rating, as one of the countries that stand to benefit the most from China’s Belt and Road Initiative. In its latest report, Moody’s analyses the potential long-run economic gains and near-to-medium term macro-stability risks ...

Poovenraj Kanagaraj
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50600312/cambodia-to-benefit-substantially-from-chinas-bri-moodys/

Increased Chinese rice exports MoU to be signed at 2nd BRF

Prime Minister Hun Sen is set to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on increased rice quotas with China at the 2nd Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation in Beijing, according to a statement on Wednesday from the Ministry of Commerce. Minister of Commerce ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/increased-chinese-rice-exports-mou-be-signed-2nd-brf

Embassies repatriate 55 workers from three countries

Cambodian embassies have recently repatriated 55 Cambodian nationals who went to China, Malaysia and Vietnam to find work illegally or were duped into forced marriages. Foreign Affairs Ministry spokesman Ket Sophann yesterday said that the embassy in China repatriated two women who were duped into ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50534019/embassies-repatriate-55-workers-from-three-countries/

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