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Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone —to Build an International Zone with the Concept of “Win-win”

Data from Cambodia’s custom and excise department shows that from January to August this year, the total number of containers arriving and leaving the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) increased by 22.1% compared with the same period last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50767842/sihanoukville-special-economic-zone-to-build-an-international-zone-with-the-concept-of-win-win/

Sihanoukville waste firm fined $250K

Chugyuen Plastic Manufacture Co Ltd has been ordered to return 83 containers filled with plastic waste found at Sihanoukville port to their countries of origin. The company has been fined more than one billion riel ($250,000) for illegally importing the waste. ...

Soth Koemsoeun
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/sihanoukville-waste-firm-fined-250k

SSEZ to be investigated again

The Ministry of Commerce said it has found no sign of duty evasion among Chinese companies operating out of Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ), but said it will conduct one more investigation to satisfy US demands. The US embassy in Phnom Penh recently called on the ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50619461/ssez-to-be-investigated-again/

Gov’t: No Chinese goods skirting US tariffs at SSEZ

No Chinese goods have been found to be exported from Cambodia to the US to avoid US-imposed tariffs on China, a Ministry of Commerce statement said on Sunday. US embassy spokesman Arend Zwartjes previously told The Post on Thursday that the US Department of Homeland ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gov%E2%80%99t-no-chinese-goods-skirting-us-tariffs-ssez

Kingdom’s biggest SEZ to get even bigger

he Kingdom’s biggest industrial park is moving beyond its initial development stage and looking to attract nearly 200 new tenants in the next five years as it doubles its footprint. ...

Cam McGrath
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-biggest-sez-get-even-bigger

Chinese firm eyes steel mill

One of China’s largest steelmakers is seeking partners in Cambodia to build a steel mill that will reduce the Kingdom’s dependency on imported steel for its construction sector, a company executive said. Weng Wei Min, director of the economic cooperation department at Hangzhou Iron and ...

Cam McGrath and Joey Chua Xue Ting
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/chinese-firm-eyes-steel-mill

Steel firm mulls factory in SSEZ

A Chinese steel company is in talks with Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) to set up an industrial facility in the zone, a marketing executive said on Saturday. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/steel-firm-mulls-factory-ssez

Chinese companies cozy up to army

Cambodia’s armed forces have vowed to protect Chinese businesses and investors in the Kingdom and sought to reassure corporations fearful of the country’s potential hurdles in a statement released yesterday. ...

Ban Sokrith
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/30208/chinese-companies-cozy-up-to-army/

Economic zone reaches milestone

The Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) jointly operated by a China-based conglomerate and the Cambodia International Investment Development Group Co. Ltd reached a milestone yesterday with the 100th factory set up to operate in the economic and trade cooperation zone. ...

Chea Vannak
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/25859/economic-zone-reaches-milestone/

Jiangsu province opens trade, economic office in coastal Cambodia

East China’s Jiangsu province on Wednesday opened a trade and economic representative office in the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) in southwest Cambodia, aiming to further boost trade and investment ties between the two countries. ...

Xinhua News Staff
http://www.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2015-12/10/content_22679139.htm

Ministry forecasts surge in jobs at Sihanoukville SEZ

The number of workers at the Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) is expected to increase from 30,000 now to 200,000 in the next few years as the port city becomes a manufacturing hub for the Kingdom, a senior official with the Commerce Ministry said yesterday. ...

Sok Chan
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/news/17282/ministry-forecasts-surge-in-jobs-at-sihanoukville-sez/

Labour shortages in S’Ville

Aiming to one day become a major manufacturing base in Cambodia, Sihanoukville faces an uphill battle in attracting workers, provincial officials said yesterday.Yow Khemara, director of the Department of Labour and Vocational Training at Preah Sihanouk province, said Sihanoukville currently lacks about 4,000 workers in ...

Hang Sokunthea
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/labour-shortages-sville

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