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New shipping route

Wan Hai Ship Line Ltd., a Taiwan-based container shipping company, will add Sihanoukville Port to its shipping route next month. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/5080731/new-shipping-route/

Phnom Penh port expansion seeks funding solution

With construction on the second phase of a new cargo terminal at the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) set to begin in 2016, officials are now looking for ways to finance the project. Hei Bavy, director general for PPAP, said the $20 million expansion will see ...

Chan Muyhong
http://phnompenhpost.com/business/phnom-penh-port-expansion-seeks-funding-solution

World Bank wants ‘task force’ to fix Cambodia logistics

Weak logistics have stood in the way of Cambodia’s trade progress for years with its export costs at least 30 percent higher than those of Southeast Asian neighbours Thailand and Vietnam. Getting the goods from farmers to markets remains difficult, and exporters struggle to supply overseas ...

Greg Knowler
http://www.joc.com/international-logistics/world-bank-wants-%E2%80%98task-force%E2%80%99-fix-cambodia-logistics_20140904.html

Rail gets rice exports on move

For the first time since a railway rehabilitation project was launched in 2006, Cambodian rice is now being transported from Phnom Penh to the Sihanoukville port along the country’s southern line for export, operators Toll said on Wednesday. Speaking at the Phnom Penh cargo loading station, ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rail-gets-rice-exports-move

Cambodia's largest port sees 14 pct rise in cargo shipment in 5 months

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port, the kingdom’s largest shipping facility, has seen a 14 percent increase in cargo shipment in the first five months of this year thanks to growing business activities, a port senior official said Wednesday. During January-May period this year, the state-owned port had ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-06/12/c_132450037.htm

Cambodia’s Economic Opportunity

While significant obstacles remain, the success of the rice sector is a potentially crucial driver in Cambodia’s prosperous and equitable development. Cambodia announced two major bilateral trade agreements recently, with the Philippines and Thailand, that are expected to further expand the country’s rice export sector. ...

http://thediplomat.com/2013/05/09/cambodias-economic-opportunity/

New Kampot Salt Farm Has Big Ambitions

TOEK CHHOU DISTRICT, Kampot province – A donor-backed project launched here on Saturday aims to produce Cambodia’s first export-quality sea salt and invigorate the struggling local salt industry. In a ceremony among Kampot’s vast fields of coastal saltpans and low levees, company representatives from Asia Salt ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/business/new-kampot-salt-farm-has-big-ambitions-20505/

Toll Royal Railways Yet to Spend Pledged Funds

Toll Royal Railways, the company holding the 30-year concession to operate Cambodia’s rail network, has so far only spent a tiny fraction of the millions of dollars of investment it promised upon winning the deal, documents of the firm’s expenditure show. The operation of the railways ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

French Firm Out of Railway Rehabilition Project

The head of the government department in charge of railways made a dramatic about-face yesterday, saying that French construction firm TSO (Cambodia) Co. Ltd. was being thrown off the donor-funded railway rehabilitation project. Contacted on Tuesday, Ly Borin, director of the Transport Ministry’s railway department, denied ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Government Orders Railway Repairs to Start

The government has ordered French construction firm TSO (Cambodia) Co. Ltd. to resume work repairing the railway line between Phnom Penh and Serei Saophoan City in Banteay Meanchey province, an official said yesterday. The French firm has been contracted to rehabilitate the France-build railway – a ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com

Two factories hope to list on CSX

The next two stocks to be listed on the Cambodia Securities Exchange will probably be Taiwan-owned garment factories, according to market insiders. The news comes as the lone listed stock on the Cambodia Securities Exchange declined slightly in value during the past month, dropping from an ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012091958787/Business/two-factories-hope-to-list-on-csx.html

Stevia Nutra Corporation Set to Launch Stevia Propagation Centre in Cambodia

Stevia Nutra Corporation — (The Company), an Agro-Management company focused on stevia agronomics is pleased to announce that it has successfully acquired 50 acres of prime agricultural land in Cambodia for its new innovative Stevia Propagation Centre (SPC). The property is located just outside the town ...

http://www.marketwatch.com/story/stevia-nutra-corporation-set-to-launch-stevia-propagation-centre-in-cambodia-2012-06-08

Sihanoukville port on track for stock float

The Sihanoukville Autonomous Port was making every effort to speed up preparations for its listing on the Cambodia Securities Exchange, the port’s chief executive officer, Lou Kim Chhun, said this week. The company would list 15% of it’s stock to begin with, and would ‘study ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012052456348/Business/sihanouk-ville-port-on-track-for-stock-float.html

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