News

EU, NEC meet ahead of elections

The EU Delegation to Cambodia on May 16 met with the National Election Committee (NEC) to discuss the Kingdom’s voting process and other technical aspects related to the commune council elections scheduled for June 5. ...

Nov Sivutha
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/eu-nec-meet-ahead-elections

Cambodia, EU discuss Eurocodes for construction design standards

Cambodia and EU have discussed the Eurocodes which facilitate the harmonisation of the service market in the construction sector, eliminating technical obstacles to trade. ...

https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501047808/cambodia-eu-discuss-eurocodes-for-construction-design-standards/

EU pledges new grant framework to support Cambodia’s priorities

The European Union has pledged to continue supporting the public financial management reform programme under the new grant framework agreement between the Royal Government of Cambodia and the EU. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50980286/eu-pledges-new-grant-framework-to-support-cambodias-priorities/

EU and UNIDO to support fisheries sector

With support of the European Union (EU), the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) in partnership with the Ministry of Agriculture’s Fisheries Administration (FiA) launched a Value Chain Investment Support (VCIS) programme yesterday aiming to support Cambodia’s small, medium and large enterprises in post-harvest fisheries. ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50908108/eu-and-unido-to-support-fisheries-sector/

EU $2billion pledge benefits Cambodia’s education system

The European Union (EU) has pledged €1.7 billion (about $2 billion) to the Global Partnership for Education (GPE) with an objective to help reform education system in 90 countries around the world including Cambodia. ...

Tin Sokhavuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50906313/eu-2billion-pledge-benefits-cambodias-education-system/

Trade with EU valued at $3.8 billion in 2020

Data from the Ministry of Commerce showed that in 2020 Cambodia exported $3.203 billion of goods to the EU and imported $659 million from the trade bloc. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50819696/trade-with-eu-valued-at-3-8-billion-in-2020/

Kingdom, EU ready for trade, investment talks

Cambodia and the EU on November 16 pledged to enhance trade and investment in an effort to spur post-Covid-19 economic recovery in light of the bloc’s recent partial withdrawal of trade privileges. ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdom-eu-ready-trade-investment-talks

PM: Economic growth hampered by Covid-19

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday reiterated that the Kingdom’s projected economic growth of 6.5 per cent will be hit hard by the Coronavirus outbreak, and not because of the EU’s partial withdrawal of the ‘Everything But Arms’ (EBA) scheme. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/pm-economic-growth-hampered-covid-19

Private sector ‘regrets’ EBA partial withdrawal decision

The Cambodian Chamber of Commerce and other business chambers including the Malaysian Business Council of Cambodia, European Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia and American Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia have expressed their regret over the recommendation by the European Commission to partially withdraw the Everything ...

Poovenraj Kanagaraj
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50691649/private-sector-regrets-eba-partial-withdrawal-decision

Sar Kheng says Kingdom is addressing European Union’s land dispute concerns

Interior Minister Sar Kheng yesterday said that the government has already made progress on one of the points listed in the European Commission’s preliminary report on whether the Kingdom should retain its Everything-but-arms trade status with the European Union. The government is currently reviewing the ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50662535/sar-kheng-says-kingdom-is-addressing-european-unions-land-dispute-concerns/

Ministry warns of rise in single-use plastic waste

The Environment Ministry and representatives of European Union member states yesterday reminded people to reduce single-use plastic waste, which make up 20 percent of 10,000 tonnes of garbage produced in the Kingdom daily. The appeal was made at the end of the EU’s Green Weeks campaign ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50648444/ministry-warns-of-rise-in-single-use-plastic-waste-2/

Cambodia’s rice farmers in serious danger

Half a million Cambodian farmers could possibly be looking at empty rice bowls if the European Union (EU) pushes through with the withdrawal of its Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preference. While the garment and footwear sectors stand to lose the most if the EBA trade ...

Jason Thomas
https://theaseanpost.com/article/cambodias-rice-farmers-serious-danger

EU, Germany to provide $9M Asean fund

The EU and Germany have committed to help strengthen Cambodia’s economic integration with Asean member states by providing a €9.35 million ($10.5 million) fund to boost the Kingdom’s trade and investment in the region. The pledge falls under the Asean Regional Integration Support – Cambodia ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/eu-germany-provide-9m-asean-fund

EU supplies fishery sector with $100 million

Outgoing EU Ambassador George Edgar met with Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday, when he finalised arrangements to officially announce a $100 million grant for the Kingdom’s fishery sector amidst a review of the Kingdom’s trade status. Kao Kim Hourn, delegate minister attached to the Prime ...

Taing Vida
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50635157/eu-supplies-fishery-sector-with-100-million/

Cambodia's garment manufacturers group urges EU to maintain EBA for Cambodia

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has urged the European Union (EU) to maintain the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade preferences for Cambodia, according to its statement released to the media on Thursday. The EU started in February the 18-month process that could lead ...

Xiaoxia
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-08/16/c_138313126.htm

PM criticises EU during WTO meeting

Prime Minister Hun Sen has renewed accusations of double standards by the European Union over the possible suspension of the Kingdom’s Everything-but-arms trade status during his visit to Geneva. Mr Hun Sen is attending a three-day meeting on Aid for Trade Global Review in Switzerland and ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50621146/pm-criticises-eu-during-wto-meeting/

Cambodian-Americans plan lobbying campaign to support sanctions

US-based supporters of Cambodia’s former opposition party have launched a campaign to lobby US lawmakers to support legislation aimed at placing sanctions on the Cambodian government. The activists are planning to call and petition lawmakers to urge them to support the Cambodia Trade Act and ...

Men Kimseng
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/cambodian-americans-plan-lobbying-campaign-to-support-sanctions/4794594.html

Ministry to meet with companies over EBA saga

The Ministry of Commerce is planning a meeting with public and private actors to discuss the revocation of the European Union’s Everything-but-arms (EBA) deal and to find ways to diminish its impact on the economy, the ministry said in a press release. The ministry’s statement, ...

May Kunmakara
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50577785/ministry-to-meet-with-companies-over-eba-saga/

Moody’s warns of ‘credit negative’ if EBA is lost

Moody’s Investors Services has warned that Cambodia’s potential loss of its Everything But Arms (EBA) preferential trade access to the EU would weaken its economic growth and lead to a credit negative, a report released on Saturday says. It notes that while Cambodia maintained its ...

Sorn Sarath and Cheng Sokhorng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/moodys-warns-credit-negative-if-eba-lost

Contact us

Contact us

Do you have questions on the content published by Open Development Cambodia (ODC)? We will gladly help you.

Have you found a technical problem or issue on the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website?

Tell us how we're doing.

Do you have resources that could help expand the Open Development Cambodia (ODC) website? We will review any map data, laws, articles, and documents that we do not yet have and see if we can implement them into our site. Please make sure the resources are in the public domain or fall under a Creative Commons license.

File was deleted
ERROR!

Disclaimer: Open Development Cambodia (ODC) will thoroughly review all submitted resources for integrity and relevancy before the resources are hosted. All hosted resources will be in the public domain, or licensed under Creative Commons. We thank you for your support.

GGSNp
* The idea box couldn't be blank! Something's gone wrong, Please Resubmit the form! Please add the code correctly​ first.

Thank you for taking the time to get in contact!