Cambodia supports investment and expansion of Japan-Cambodia labor cooperation

Heng Sour, Minister of Labor and Vocational Training, said that Cambodia is ready to support Japanese investors who want to invest in Cambodia and expand labor cooperation between Cambodia and Japan. ...

Khmer Times Staff

PM Hun Sen calls for more Japanese investment

Prime Minister Hun Sen said Cambodia needs a stable investment from Japan to produce more items in the country and then export back to the Japanese market to scale up the level of existing relations between the two countries. He emphasised more infrastructure development and ...

Kang Sothear

Phnom Penh Governor appeals for more Japanese investments in Cambodia

Phnom Penh Governor Khuong Sreng requested Japanese investors, through the Japan-Cambodia Association (JCA), to consider investing in the agriculture sector and other sectors. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Banteay Meanchey aiming for more Japanese investment

Banteay Meanchey Governor has requested the Japanese-Cambodian Association to attract Japanese investors to do business in the province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

146 Japanese investment projects registered at CDC

The Council of the Development of Cambodia (CDC) approved 146 Japanese qualified investment projects (QIP) as of October with a total investment capital of $2.853 billion. ...

Khmer Times Staff

Council for the Development of Cambodia approves 211 Japanese investment projects

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved 211 Japanese investment projects worth about $3.14 billion to invest in Cambodia as of July 2021, according to a CDC’s press release. ...

Hin Pisei

GDT and Japanese embassy hosts virtual discussion with investors

The General Department of Taxation at the Ministry of Economy and Finance and Japanese Embassy to Cambodia held a virtual discussion Monday in conjunction with the Japanese embassy on tax considerations for Japanese investors. ...

Chea Vanyuth

JETRO survey shows Cambodia may miss out on Japanese firms shifting focus to Southeast Asian nations

A rising number of Japanese companies are expanding business in Southeast Asia, according to the Japan External Trade Organization (JETRO). However, to date, there has been hardly any concrete information on how many of the Japanese entities have targeted Cambodia for relocation although both Japan ...

Chimphu.VN/Capital Cambodia

More Japanese investments on industry and agro-processing sought

Cambodian Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak has encouraged Japanese investors to invest in the fields of industry and agricultural product processing in Cambodia. The call was made when he received a delegation of Japanese Business Association of Cambodia (JBAC) at the ministry Thursday. In the ...

Chea Vannak/AKP

Two Japanese firms eye agricultural opportunities

NIPPON Express and Xamato Green expressed their interest after seeing a potential investment in Cambodia’s agriculture sector. The plan was disclosed during a meeting last week led by Yamato Green company’s Chairman Nabeshima Katsuhito and Ngin Chhay, the director-general of the General Directorate of Agriculture ...

Chhut Bunthoeun

Japanese firm to conduct study on investment in aquaculture industry in Cambodia

A Japanese firm has been conducting a study on investment possibility in raising Tilapia – a freshwater fish species in Cambodia, according to JICA.​ ...

Chea Vannak

Japanese investment worth $1.6 billion in 2017

With over 130 registered projects in banking, manufacturing, agriculture, service and infrastructure, among other sectors, Japanese investment in the kingdom was valued at $1.6 billion in 2017, according to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). ...

Chea Vannak

Japanese investment in light industry desired

Cambodia hopes to see Japanese investment in the light industry sector, which will help develop the kingdom’s labor force. Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak, in a meeting last week with Japanese Ambassador to Cambodia Hidehisa Horinouchi, asked Japan to consider investing in the light industry sector. ...

Chea Vannak

Dramatic rise in exports to Japan

The Kingdom’s total exports to Japan, one of the world’s largest economies, sharply increased in the first nine months of the year, a result of Cambodia’s effort to diversify export markets and preferential trade treatment from Japan. ...

May Kunmakara

Language gap cited at job fair

While Japanese investment is soaring in Cambodia, Japanese employers say there is a shortage of Japanese-speaking staff available to fill the demand. Kong Solina, assistant to the manager of the Service and Culture Department of the Cambodia-Japan Cooperation Center (CJCC), said the purpose of the ...

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 ...

Combi plans $1.5m factory for baby goods

CONSTRUCTION is progressing on a $1.5 million baby-products factory that will be among the largest in the Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSEZ). Combi (Cambodia), which owns the factory, announced the plans for its new facility in an online job listing yesterday. The five-hectare factory was scheduled ...

Japan’s commerce with Cambodia up

Bilateral trade volume between Cambodia and Japan amounted to $641 million last year, up 25 percent compared with $512 million a year earlier, a report by the Japan External Trade Organization showed Thursday. On the investment side, Japanese firms have begun to focus their ...

Ambition Trumps Reality in Investment Figures

Since 2008, a whopping $28 billion worth of investments has been pledged by local and international firms looking to set up lux­ury hotels, a new airport and even Cam­­bo­dia’s first horse racing venue. But a closer look at the list of in­vestments approved by the Cam­bodian ...

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