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Cambodian Sommeliers Head to Singapore for Regional Contest

Beer, whisky and strong, home-brewed moonshine have long been Cambodians’ favorite tipples, but with an ever-growing middle class, tastes are changing and if you’re part of the new elite, it is increasingly important to know your Pinot Gris from your Pinot Noir. To help enhance one’s ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/cambodian-sommeliers-head-to-singapore-for-regional-contest-40504/

Toyota to import used cars

Toyota Cambodia unveiled plans yesterday to add second-hand vehicles to its showroom in response to consumer preference for less expensive cars and a competitive grey market full of unauthorised dealers. Kong Nuon, chairman of Toyota Cambodia, the country’s largest car dealer, said that while demand for ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/toyota-import-used-cars

Car Maker Mazda Opens in Cambodia

Japanese automaker Mazda opened its first showroom in Cambodia on Wednesday, making it the third foreign car company to move into the country since the beginning of the year. “Mazda starts selling in Cambodia from today,” said Chanthan Ngon, general manager of HGB Auto, the company’s ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/car-maker-mazda-opens-in-cambodia-39630/

Japanese, Cambodia trade is up 19 per cent

Trade volume between Cambodia and Japan had grown 19 per cent in the first six months of 2013 compared with the same period last year, figures from the Japan External Trade Organisation show. Cambodian exports to Japan were up 31 per cent in the first six ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/japanese-cambodia-trade-19-cent

Inspections over tainted milk start in markets

Government officials began inspecting markets across the country yesterday in search of baby formula containing an ingredient from New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra that could cause botulism, quality control representatives at the Ministry of Commerce said. “We informed all our officials directly to collect nationwide some ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/inspections-over-tainted-milk-start-markets

Cambodia's trade with U.S. up 2% in first half of 2013

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and the United States has amounted to 1.44 billion U.S. dollars in the first six months of the year, up 2 percent compared with 1.41 billion U.S. dollars over the same period last year, the figures of the U.S. Department of ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-08/07/c_132610051.htm

Malaysian firms urged to venture into Cambodia's agri sector

Malaysian companies have been urged to venture into Cambodia’s agriculture sector especially in paddy planting and opening up rubber estates. In making the call, Raja Saiful Ridzuan, Deputy Chief of Mission at the Malaysian Embassy here, said Malaysian firms, with its vast expertise in agriculture sector, ...

http://www.nst.com.my/latest/malaysian-firms-urged-to-venture-into-cambodia-s-agri-sector-1.334244

Health Ministry to Probe Suspect Baby Formula

The Ministry of Health will investigate a baby milk formula sold in Cambodia that has been recalled over a risk it contains bacteria that causes botulism, an official said Tuesday. New Zealand dairy company Fonterra has advised eight companies that bought a whey protein concentrate produced ...

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Baby milk recalled in Cambodia

Potentially contaminated infant milk powder that had been banned in China, Russia and Vietnam is now being recalled in Cambodia. The Cambodian distributor of a milk powder product that uses a suspect ingredient from New Zealand dairy giant Fonterra is recalling thousands of units as a ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/baby-milk-recalled-cambodia

Philippine, Cambodian rice deal still on hold

Four months after the Philippines and Cambodia signed an agreement to increase rice trade, the plan is stuck in limbo. Philippine Ambassador to Cambodia Noe Wong and Cambodian Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh signed a deal in April for the Philippines National Food Authority to import ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/philippine-cambodian-rice-deal-still-hold

Malaysian motos to enter market

Naza Bikes Sdn Bhd, a subsidiary of Malaysia-based Naza Group of Companies, will enter Cambodia’s crowded motorbike sector, according to the local brand manager. “[Business] will probably be launched on the first of next month,” Hay Chamreoun, the manager, said yesterday, adding that construction for the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/malaysian-motos-enter-market

Cambodia's oil import down by 2 pct in 5 months

Cambodia imported 727,500 tons of petroleum in the first five months of the year, a 2 percent drop from 744,700 tons a year earlier, the figures of the Ministry of Commerce showed Saturday. A liter of premium gasoline goes for 1.38 U.S. dollars in Phnom ...

http://www.asean-china-center.org/english/2013-07/22/c_132563149.htm

Scooter connects to phone

Japan-base Terra Motors said it plans to sell its smartphone-compatible electric scooter in Cambodia by the end of this year. The lithium-battery-powered A4000i, introduced last week in Tokyo, can be connected to an iPhone, delivering live data while driving. “We will start to sell this scooter ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/scooter-connects-phone

Cambodia's trade with S. Korea up 12% in 5 months

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and South Korea has reached 329 million U.S. dollars in the first five months of this year, up 12 percent over the same period last year, showed the latest figures from the Korea Trade- Investment Promotion Agency to Phnom Penh on ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-07/17/c_132549530.htm

Asian garment industry to undergo further segmentation

The Asian garment manufacturing industry will undergo further segmentation in the next three to four years as competition becomes more intense, experts said. China, Thailand and Vietnam will mainly produce high-end clothing, while Bangladesh, Laos, Burma and Cambodia will mainly produce low-end clothing. Lu Qijian, ...

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-07/15/content_16778408.htm

Cambodia records 1.32 bln USD trade deficit in H1

Cambodia saw a trade deficit of 1.32 billion U.S. dollars in the first six months of this year, according to a Commerce Ministry’s report on Thursday. The country’s total imports and exports were valued at 7.62 billion U.S. dollars during the period, up 20 percent from ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-07/11/c_132533088.htm

Phnom Penh Port Trade Volume Increases by 29%

The number of shipping containers that passed through the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port increased by 29 percent during the first six months of the year compared to the same period in 2012, according to figures released yesterday. The port received 50,157 standard containers between January and ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

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