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EU Won’t Investigate Land Concessions—for Now

The trade commissioner and foreign affairs representative of the European Union (E.U.) have turned down a request from 13 members of the European Parlia­ment that they immediately investigate Cambodia’s much criticized economic land concessions, but said they were monitoring the issue closely. In a March letter ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/eu-wont-investigate-land-concessions-for-now-25194/

ASEAN to study new ties with six partners

ASEAN says it will study how to implement a proposed economic partnership with its six external partners that might lead to the foundation of world’s largest economic bloc. The proposed bloc, dubbed the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) or “ASEAN+6” , would integrate ASEAN’s 10 ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=11&token=M2UyOTgwNWE3MGRjZWY0ZDVkOGZlMDhjOTc1ODZl

Swedish outcry has royal voice in midst

Growing calls in Sweden for multinational clothing giant H&M to increase wages for Cambodian garment workers have taken a royal twist. Cambodia’s Prince Charin Norodom, 38, who has lived in Sweden for more than 30 years, told the Post yesterday that he had been working behind ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012103159482/National-news/swedish-outcry-has-royal-voice-in-midst.html

Hong Kong seeking trade ties

During a visit to Phnom Penh this week, Greg So, Hong Kong’s Secretary for Commerce and Economic Development, reiterated Hong Kong’s desire to be inducted into the ASEAN-China Free Trade Agreement and highlighted Cambodia as a potential beneficiary for foreign direct investment from Hong Kong. In So’s view, economic ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012103159498/Business/hong-kong-seeks-trade-ties.html

Trade with Vietnam slows

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and neighboring Vietnam grew by 17 per cent in the first nine months of the year compared to the same period last year, a decrease from previous years, the Vietnam Trade Office in Cambodia said yesterday. The data showed a total trade volume ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012102659432/Business/trade-with-vietnam-slows.html

Cambodia's Trade Deficit Grows to Almost $2 Billion

Cambodia’s trade deficit reached $1.99 billion through the first nine months of the year, an increase of 33 percent compared to the same period in 2011, according to data released by the Ministry of Commerce on Saturday. Chinese state news agency Xinhua reported that the total value ...

Exports hold up despite EU slowdown

Cambodia has coped well in terms of exports despite the slowdown in some European economies, said the head of the IMF’s Asia-Pacific department last week. Anoop Singh, director for the department, said Cambodia has enjoyed many years of economic growth at about 6 per cent or ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012101959320/Business/exports-hold-up-despite-eu-slowdown.html

Men Sarun rice to China

Local company Men Sarun Import Export will export fragrant milled rice to China through the Chinese-Hong Kong Enterpreneur Association, an insider said. Choun Kol, Deputy General Director of Men Sarun company, said the company officially signed a business contract with China for 10,000 tonnes of rice. He ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012100559116/Business/local-company-to-export-tonnes-of-rice-to-china.html

Garment Exports to EU Catching Up With US

The value of garment and shoe exports to the European Union are expected to reach the same level as those sent to the U.S. by 2013, an official from the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) said yesterday. Garment, textile and shoe exports to the E.U. ...

US, Cambodia Agree to Explore Investment Pact

U.S. Trade Representative Ron Kirk announced Friday that the U.S. and Cambodia have agreed to explore the creation of a bilateral investment treaty that would regulate the rules of foreign direct investment between the two countries, the U.S. Embassy said in a statement. According to the Embassy, such a treaty ...

Cambodia must seek new trade partners

Cambodia will no doubt look to partners other than the US and the European Union to bolster its economic growth as those key export markets continue to struggle, a senior International Monetary Fund official says. One way in which Cambodia would forge new and growing relationships with higher-income ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012042355701/Business/kingdom-must-seek-new-trade-partners.html

EU Eyes Asean as Solution for Troubles at Home

As Europe continues to navigate its way through a two-year debt crisis, EU Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht yesterday sought to put Europe at the center of Southeast Asia’s future at the EU-Asean Business Summit in Phnom Penh, and urged EU investors to take advantage ...

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