Eight month exports valued at 11.08 bn
Cambodia’s exports in the first eight months this year saw a decrease, official figures showed. Its exports were worth $11.086 billion, inching down 5.3 percent compared with the same period last year, according to a study by the Ministry of Commerce. ...
Call to revise rubber tax
As the price of natural rubber tumbles due to a slowdown in the global economy and falling demand for the commodity, the Kingdom’s hard hit rubber industry investors are now calling on the government to revise export taxes. ...
Thai manufacturers sizing up Cambodia
Thai manufacturers are being urged to transfer some of their production facilities to Cambodia and other neighboring countries, according to a report in the Thai media yesterday. ...
Cassava, rubber processing plants being mulled: official
Japan may import cassava and rubber from Cambodia and investors from the country are considering building processing plants for the two commodities here, according to a senior official at the Agriculture Ministry. ...
Sok Chan and May Kunmakar
Tycoon under fire for casino project
A tycoon who is building a casino and a dam in Oddar Meanchy province has come under fire for displacing villagers – and possibly the military. ...
Vietnam exports fall as Thai trust rises
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam fell marginally by 6 per cent in the first half of this year largely due to a slump in Vietnamese exports, according to data from the Vietnamese Embassy in Cambodia. ...
Agriculture needs more loans, irrigation systems, experts say
Accessing low-interest loans for rice cultivation is a challenge because the industry in Cambodia is dependant upon rainfall and not irrigation and is thus more risky, experts said last week. In a meeting on the private sector development in the rice sector, Lim Heng, vice president ...
US embassy to hold investment webinar
The US embassy in Phnom Penh intends to hold a webinar on doing business in Cambodia, providing information on the benefits and challenges of working in the country for US firms. “This is the first webinar that will focus on investment opportunities and an overview of ...
Protected forest ‘is finished’
In the latest government backed appropriation of protected land, nearly 20,000 hectares of the Boeung Per wildlife sanctuary have been reclassified as state private land for agro-industrial development. Two sub-decrees, obtained by The Post this week and initialed by Prime Minister Hun Sen on July ...