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Garment sector’s lackluster results

Cambodia’s garment exports grew slower than expected by about 4 percent in the first half of the year compared with 9 percent in the same period last year while foreign investment in the sector fell by 30 percent, according to a report released by the ...

Sok Chan and Sum Manet
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5074380/garment-sectors-lackluster-results/

$20m mill will lift rice exports

Cambodian company Soma Group has signed a joint-venture agreement with Thai-based CP Intertrade to build and operate a $20 million rice mill that will process fragrant rice for export. Industry insiders say the mill will increase Cambodia’s rice export capacity and boost the Kingdom’s ability to ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013012460970/Business/20m-mill-will-lift-rice-exports.html

CPI: cost of living falls slightly

The Kingdom’s consumer price index declined by 0.1 per cent in October for the first time in 2012 due to a decline in food and gasoline prices and a stable US dollar exchange rate, according to official data released by the National Institute of Statistics ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012112359895/Business/cpi-cost-of-living-falls-slightly.html

Merit in rice trade plan

The cabinet on Tuesday approved a proposal allowing the Commerce Ministry to form a rice trade partnership with Asean’s four other rice-producing countries, namely Vietnam, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar, to stabilise rice prices in the global market and to promote food security in the region. The ...

http://www.bangkokpost.com/news/local/321297/rice-trade-area-plan-has-merit

Kiwi Umbrella Company Conquers Global Market

New Zealand’s most wind-resistant outdoor umbrella range has taken the global market by storm with exports to 35 countries Shade7 is a Kiwi export success story and is run by businessmen and philanthropists David Jesze and Michael Pearce. Jesze and his wife currently live in Cambodia, where ...

http://www.scoop.co.nz/stories/BU1210/S00309/kiwi-umbrella-company-conquers-global-market.htm

IBM eyes on Cambodia market again

IBM reaffirmed its commitment to the Cambodian market through a two-day event from 5 to 6 October in Phnom Penh which it demonstrated technology solutions for companies and governments of all sizes. With the potential market in Cambodia, IBM targets to set up its full ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Rice Scheme Will Hurt Thais and Help Vietnam

Thailand–Consumers face prospect of high prices, low quality rice from Burma, Cambodia: TDRI. While consumers and taxpayers will suffer from the government’s controversial rice policy, Vietnam will substantially gain, the Thailand Development Research Institute (TDRI) has warned. Ammar Siamwalla, a prominent economist, yesterday asked the ...

http://www.nationmultimedia.com/2011/09/05/business/Rice-scheme-will-hurt-Thais-and-help-Vietnam-30164507.html

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