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Election delays 2018 census

The Minister of Planning yesterday announced the third national census set for next year will be delayed until 2019 because the government must focus on the July general election. ...

Sen David
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5089529/election-delays-2018-census/

UNITEL's data roaming services cover Cambodia and Mauritius

The Angolan mobile company of UNITEL expanded its data roaming services to Cambodia and Mauritius, through accords established with the operators of Orange and Latelz. According to a press note from UNITEL that reached Angop on Monday, with these partnerships, UNITEL is enabling for its customers ...

http://www.portalangop.co.ao/motix/en_us/noticias/ciencia-e-tecnologia/2012/8/36/UNITEL-data-roaming-services-cover-Cambodia-and-Mauritius,1d076de2-cf1e-45ae-ab54-f36d90483a83.html

Rubber price drops as exports increase

Rubber exports increased by more than 5 per cent in the first half of the year compared to the same period in 2011 as the price decreased more than 28 per cent, according to data received from Cambodia’s Ministry of Commerce. The data shows that ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072657633/Business/rubber-price-drops-as-exports-increase.html

Cambodia continues to see slow price increase

Food prices drove moderate inflation in June, with experts calling the 1.8 per cent year-on-year increase acceptable. Month on month, inflation rose at about 0.1 per cent, data from the National Institute of Statistics showed. Khin Song, deputy director general at NIS, said the slow rise in ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012072657634/Business/cambodia-continues-to-see-slow-price-increase.html

Volunteers Move In to Measure Kratie Site

Two months after government security forces evicted hundreds of families from Kratie’s Broma village at gunpoint, residents who were permitted to remain there took their first steps toward legal land tenure. Scores of volunteers last week began to collect data of families in Chhlong and Snuol ...

Trade Deficit Up 34 Percent On Last Year

Cambodia’s trade deficit in the first half of the year grew 34.31 percent compared with the same period in 2011, reaching $1.36 billion, according to data released by the Ministry of Commerce. Though revenues earned from exports grew 12.13 percent to about $2.50 billion, a growing ...

Gas Imports Grow to Nearly 1M Tons This Year

Oil imports to Cambodia in the first half of the year increased 22 percent to nearly 1 million tons compared to the same period last year, according to figures obtained yesterday from the Ministry of Commerce. According to the data, Cambodia imported 922,860 tons of gas ...

Number of Condominiums Grows in Phnom Penh

The number of condominiums in Phnom Penh has increased 22 percent to 2,578 units since the beginning of the year, according to data released yesterday by Asia Real Estate Cambodia. The firm said that the majority of the new units came from the completion of 10 ...

Criticism for Cambodia’s tax revenue

Cambodia’s tax revenue increased 16 per cent in the first half of this year compared to the corresponding period last year – a rise economists have attributed to improvements in the Kingdom’s economy. Critics, however, say it amounts to little compared to the national gross domestic ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071257369/Business/criticism-for-cambodias-tax-revenue.html

Migrants to Korea jump

More Cambodian migrant workers headed to South Korea in the first half of this year than in all of 2011, data from the Ministry of Labour shows. A suspension on Vietnamese migration, coupled with an improving Korean economy, primarily accounted for the jump, officials say. Working ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012071057315/Business/migrants-to-korea-jump.html

Remittance Contributes Social And Economic Development

Cambodia, as one of the least developed countries and one of the poorest in the Greater Mekong Subregion, is an active participant in migration within the country, within the region and between the subregion and other regions. According to National Institute of Statistics in 2008, 26.52 percent of the Cambodian population ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Small growth for Phnom Penh's water utility

Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority saw 8.2 per cent revenue growth during the first quarter of the year, a welcomed disclosure after the retirement of the state-owned firm’s general director was announced last week. The firm took in US$7,725,500 between January and March, up from $7,140,473 ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012070357153/Business/small-growth-for-ppwsa.html

Cambodia's Economic Growth

The growth prospects of the Cambodian economy in 2012 remain moderate, as has been expected. Cambodia’s real Gross Domestic Product (GOP) is estimated to grow at a rate of 6.2 percent year-on-year, which is unchanged from our estimation at the beginning of this year. Persistently weaker demand in the European and US markets remain the ...

http://www.etmcambodia.com/

Rubber Prices Plummet Despite Increase in Exports

Revenues generated from rubber exports dropped 25 percent to $41 million in the first four months of the year compared to the same period in 2011, as rubber prices on the international market plummeted, according to data released yesterday by the Ministry of Commerce. While rubber ...

Cambodian airport traffic soars despite global slump

Passenger traffic at Cambodia’s three main airports climbed by 21.8 per cent during the year to date compared to the same period last year, according to data released yesterday by Cambodia Airports. ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060856662/Business/cambodian-airport-traffic-soars-despite-global-slump.html

Officials say Cambodia's price rises manageable

Cambodia’s inflation rose by 5.49 per cent year-on-year in the first quarter of the year, due to increases in food and fuel prices, according to the monthly data from the National Institute of Statistics compiled by the Post. However, economists and government officials said they were ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060556580/Business/officials-say-price-rises-manageable.html

Research shows Cambodian entrepreneurship tendency

Ninety–nine per cent of Cambodians have a television set in their home, according to data compiled by Indochina Research. “We know everybody watches television,” said General Manager Laurent Notin. “Television is the most trusted media channel for Cambodians.” The saturation of television is only one of the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012060156524/Business/research-shows-cambodian-entrepreneurship-tendency.html

Cambodia Finally Starts Stock Trading

Nine months after Cambodia’s stock exchange was officially launched, the country’s first share started trading Wednesday, with the initial public offering of state-owned Phnom Penh Water Supply Authority. PPWSA’s stock, priced at 6,300 riel (US$1.57), jumped 48% to 9,300 riel, according to the data from the ...

http://blogs.wsj.com/deals/2012/04/18/cambodia-finally-starts-stock-trading/

Kingdom's exports up 42% on garments, food

Cambodia’s total exports surged 42 per cent through November to US$4.5 billion from $3.16 billion, official data from the Ministry of Commerce showed, as the Kingdom’s staple products of garments, textiles and agriculture led the move. Rising global demand, new trade agreements with regional neighbours and ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2011122653607/Business/kingdoms-exports-up-42-on-garments-food.html

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