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Chinese Firms To Set Up Mega Water Plant

Chinese companies based in Shanghai have revealed ambitious plans to establish the first-ever mega industrial plant producing clean water in Cambodia, aiming to help...

One Window Service Launched For Tax, Customs

The Ministry of Economy and Finance has officially launched a single window service to streamline work across several departments. The service is intended to...

Chinese Firm Plans Hotels Boost In Cambodia

China-based Shenzhen Win-Win Decoration and Designing plans to build 100 budget hotels in Cambodia to capitalise on the growth in tourism, especially from the...

Cost Of New Bank Service Tax May Be Passed On To...

A prakas issued by the Ministry of Economy and Finance on May 25, that more clearly defines the government’s laws for nontaxable supplies of...

Indian Weddings Offer Rich Pickings For Cambodian Tourism

Cambodia has the potential to set itself up as a premium wedding destination for India’s middle class who have a taste for opulence and...

Commune Elections Alcohol Ban Met With Resistance

In an effort to avoid civil unrest during the upcoming commune elections, Prime Minister Hun Sen last Friday issued a government directive banning the...

Ministry Launches Online Platform For Trademark Registration

A new online trademark registration gateway allowing individuals and companies to register trademarks in Cambodia was launched yesterday by the Ministry of Commerce. Applicants can...

Invest More In Processing Raw Materials, Says Hun Sen

Prime Minister Hun Sen called on investors to invest in the processing of raw materials to support the government’s 2015-2025 Industrial Development Policy (IDP). “The...

Airline Tax Proposed To Help Clean Up Cambodia

The government is looking at ways to tackle Cambodia’s waste problem with a $1 charge on airline tickets touted to raise the cash. The move...

RCEP To Help Open Up Markets For Cambodia

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) has the potential to deliver significant business opportunities for Cambodia, given that the 16 RCEP participating countries contribute...

Foreign Tourist Arrivals In Cambodia Up Over 12 Percent

Foreign tourist arrivals to Cambodia went up more than 12 percent in the first quarter of 2017, as the country ramped up efforts to...

World Economic Forum On ASEAN To Kick Off

High profile CEOs, prominent businessmen, ministers and leaders of ASEAN, India and Timor-Leste will gather in Phnom Penh next week for the launch of...

Bridge Between Cambodia And Vietnam Boosts Bilateral Trade Ties

A bridge connecting Chrey Thom district in Kandal province to Long Binh in Vietnam’s An Giang province was officially launched yesterday by Prime Minister Hun...

Cambodia’s Total Borrowing Since 1993 Grows To $8.3 Billion

The government signed concessional loan agreements with development partners – both bilateral and multilateral – amounting to about $8.3 billion from 1993 to the...

Electricity Grid Expansion Project Powers Up Provinces

People in Svay Rieng, Prey Veng and Kandal provinces are to benefit from stable electricity supplies after a $75 million project to expand the...

Khmer New Year Holiday Sees Record Tourist Numbers

Cambodia’s top tourist destinations recorded a record number of visitors this Khmer New Year, with 2.5 million locals and foreigners traveling to celebrate the...

Prime Minister Lauds China’s Key Role In Development Of Cambodia

Prime Minister Hun Sen said yesterday that China has been playing a critical role in contributing to the development of the Cambodian economy through...

Retroactive Fees Dropped During April For Work Permit Applications

Foreigners employed in Cambodia who missed the March 31 deadline to register for a work permit have been given a remarkable reprieve by the Ministry of...

Tourist Numbers Increase Despite Angkor Ticket Hike

Revenue from ticket sales to foreign tourists visiting the Angkor Archaeological Park in Siem Reap reached $30.85 million, up  51 percent in the first...

Labour Ministry Adds April For Foreigner Work Permit Registration

In a similar move to the one pulled recently by the General Department of Taxation, whereby they issued a last-minute month-long extension to their...

WTO Trade Pact Poised To Boost Cambodian Exports

The US Ambassador has urged the Cambodian government to improve customs procedures and reduce bureaucracy to make the most of the World Trade Organisation’s...

GDT Issues Late Extension To Annual Tax Filings Deadline

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) has made an unprecedented last-minute move to grant a one-month extension to its traditional March 31 deadline for...

Prime Minister Calls For Curb On Khmer New Year Price Hikes

Prime Minister Hun Sen called yesterday for transport companies, tourism service providers and food sellers not to increase prices for Khmer New Year to...

Cambodia’s First International Agriculture Expo In Pipeline

Santhai Import Export Company is planning the first international exhibition of agricultural products in Cambodia this year in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture,...

KrisEnergy Nears Agreement For First Offshore Oil Extraction

Terms have been settled between Singapore-listed energy firm KrisEnergy Ltd and the Cambodian government to pave the way towards a production-sharing agreement for the...

Thousands Attend 2017 River Festival In Stung Treng Province

The government’s three-day River Festival in Stung Treng province that ended on Sunday attracted a total of around 140,000 local and international tourists, the...

Draft Law To Help Protect Cambodian SMEs, Regulate Trade Flows

The Council of Ministers on Friday adopted a draft law on trade remedies to protect local producers, businesses, enterprises and foreign businesses operating in...

Hun Sen Calls For East Timor To Be In World Trade...

Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday called for East Timor to be made a member of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), so the country can...

River Festival In Stung Treng To Help Boost Eco-Tourism

The government's third annual River Festival, which is being held in Stung Treng province next weekend, will form part of a strategy to attract...

First Submarine Cable Launches To Boost Cambodia’s Internet

Cambodia’s first submarine telecoms cable, which was built at a cost of $100 million, was officially launched yesterday, strengthening existing internet capacity and greatly...

ASEAN Members Agree To Slash Tariffs On Trade Products

Experts yesterday welcomed recent moves by ASEAN members to agree to cut 90 percent of tariffs in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) for between...

Minister Issues Warning On Festive Price Hikes

The Minister of Tourism has threatened to fine and withdraw the licenses of business owners who do not display the price of goods and...

Working With Cambodia’s Numerous Official Public Holidays

Like it or not, Cambodia is one of the most festive places on Earth, with over two dozen public holidays every year. In 2017,...

Prime Minister Pushes For Fresh Supply Of Produce For Tourists

Prime Minister Hun Sen called for a Green Belt to be established at the country’s main tourist areas to supply holiday-makers with locally produced...

Number Of Cambodian Tourists Going Out Going Up

Outbound tourism in Cambodia increased by 20 percent during 2016 compared to the previous year with around 1.4 million travelling outside the Kingdom, according...

Sathapana Joins List Of Private Banks To Undergo Rebranding

Sathapana Bank Plc became the fourth major financial institution to announce a change to their company logo following last week’s directive from the Ministry...

Government Offers SME Tax Breaks For Tax Compliance

Sweeping tax incentives are being offered by the Cambodian government to small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in an attempt to bring them into the...

Private Sector Struck By Electricity Costs, Say Industry Leaders

The high cost of electricity is draining the competitiveness of the private sector, industry leaders said during the Cambodia International Business Summit yesterday, while...

Investments In Cambodia Are Safe And Secure, Says Premier

As Cambodia prepares to host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in May, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday made a global call for more investment...

SmartStart Program To Help Young Innovators Realise Their Ideas

Smart Axiata, one of the leading mobile operators in Cambodia, yesterday officially launched its digital young innovator program SmartStart, aimed at helping young Cambodians...

Cambodia Looks To Expand Exports By Courting Eurasian States

Cambodia is aiming to diversify its exports after signing an agreement with the Eurasian Economic Commission (EEC) yesterday, following the first session of a...

Telecom Regulator Calls End To Mobile Price War

The Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC) has managed to get the majority of the Kingdom’s six mobile operators to agree to discontinue their recent...

Request For VAT Input Credit And Use Of Sequential Invoice Numbers

On 20 December 2016, the General Tax Department (GDT) issued Instruction No. 21406 relating to Requests for VAT Input Credit in accordance with Article...

City Hall To Launch Water Taxi Service In Phnom Penh

A waterway passenger transport service via the Tonle Sap and Tonle Bassac rivers will be launched next year, bringing hopes of eased traffic congestion...

Aid Agencies Agree To Help Grow Cambodia’s Agriculture Sector

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) jointly agreed yesterday in an agreement to earmark...

Mobile Promotions Draw Warnings From Telecom Regulator

Mobile network operators were warned yesterday about engaging in a price war by the Telecommunication Regulator of Cambodia (TRC), after remarkable promotional packages were...

ANZ Royal Joins Banks In Offering Tax Payment Service

The signing on Friday of a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between the Ministry of Economy and Finance and ANZ Royal will see customers of...

Opportunities And Barriers In Cambodia’s Solar Market

by Adolfo Perez-Gascon “If countries here adopt clean energy, and they do it the right way, there’s hope for the world,” says Ken Bradley, a...

Chinese Company To Dive Deep Into Cambodia’s Fish Market

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries signed an agreement yesterday with China Ocean Fishing Holding Limited (COFL) to start a $100 million joint...

Chinese Company Brought On Board For New Siem Reap Airport

Plans for the construction of a brand new $880 million airport to serve the major tourist hub of Siem Reap are close to being...

Transport Ministry Launch Online Vehicle Registration, Driving Tests

Two new websites allowing Cambodians to register their vehicles and take the written portion of their driving test exam online were launched by the Ministry...

Chinese New Year Sees More Cambodians Heading Abroad

Cambodia’s robust economic growth has afforded a marked increase in the number of locals travelling abroad during the three-day Chinese New Year festival this...

Siem Reap To Host LDC Roundtable Trade Meeting

Cambodia has been selected to chair the Global Coordination Bureau of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), with Siem Reap hosting a roundtable meeting to...

Cambodian Government Pushes For More Homegrown Vegetables

A move to stem the flow of an estimated $200 million per year on imports from neighbouring countries has been initiated by the Cambodian government...

Cambodia Signs Agreement To Protect European Patents

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts signed a new validation agreement with the European Patent Office (EPO) yesterday that will see Cambodia become the...

New Vietnam Gambling Program Set To Hurt Cambodian Casinos

The already struggling casinos in the Cambodian border town of Bavet have been struck by another unfortunate outcome after Vietnam announced its decision to...

Cambodia Looks To Put Waste To Cross-border Trade Papers

Cambodia’s upcoming E-commerce Law, once fully adopted, will herald the implementation of cross-border paperless trade, the Ministry of Commerce’s under-secretary of state Sok Sopheak...

Swedish Trade Deal Pursued By Cambodia

Cambodia is pushing Sweden to increase imports of its milled rice, with Prime Minister Hun Sen asking his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven at the...

Cambodia Construction Booming Amidst Warning Of Credit Bubble

Construction projects approved by Cambodia’s Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning & Construction increased substantially in overall value during 2016 compared to the previous...

Cambodia Looks To Boost Infrastructure With AIIB Loan

The government is looking to address the current need for infrastructure development in Cambodia through the application of a loan next year from the...

Ministers To Showcase Cambodia At World Economic Forum 2017

A delegation of high-ranking Cambodian government officials – including Prime Minister Hun Sen, Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak, Economy & Finance Minister Aun Pornmoniroth, and...

Uber Looking For Share Of Rides In Cambodian Market

A feasibility study on operating an app-based ride-sharing service in Cambodia is to be conducted by American transportation network giants Uber, with Commerce Minister...

New Cambodian Law To Crack Down On Unscrupulous Businesses

All the chapters of the draft consumer protection law have been completed by the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and will soon be submitted to the...

Cambodian Customs Revenue Up Despite ASEAN Trade Tax Losses

An increase in Cambodia's annual customs revenues has been reported even though $150 million was lost in tax last year due to the ASEAN Free...

Ministry To Protect Sihanoukville Beach Areas From Development

The Ministry of Tourism offered a ray of sunshine to beachgoers by revealing measures to make some areas of beaches in the southern coastal...

Incorporating Your Business In Cambodia In 2017

The way businesses are legally incorporated in the Kingdom has changed drastically over the last few years. The launch of the Ministry of Commerce’s...

Interior Ministry Proposes End To Fees For Public Documents

The Ministry of Interior have announced that fees on a range of government services, such as the issuing of birth certificates, marriage certification and...

Tax Insight: Amendments That Will Impact Your Business In 2017

The Law of Financial Management 2017 contains a number of amendments to the Law on Taxation set to take effect this month. With the help...

Tourism Ministry Aiming For More Visitors, Especially From China

Cambodia remains on course to attract seven million foreign tourists per year by 2020, two million of which coming from mainland China, according to...

Talks Aim To Boost Trade Between Cambodia And Russia

Cambodia and Russia have initiated talks on how to increase bilateral trade of agriculture, garments, and oil, following a deal struck last May between...

Ministry Inspections Aim To Cut Out Dishonest Cambodian Jewellers

Gemstone and jewellery sellers in Cambodia will have their activities more actively regulated by the Ministry of Commerce in a move to strengthen transparency...

Cambodia And Thailand To Increase Cross-Border Vehicle Quota

The daily limit of licensed vehicles permitted to cross the border between Cambodia and Thailand is to significantly increase from the current 40 each...

Cambodia Chamber Of Commerce To Branch Out Overseas

The Ministry of Commerce finalised a sub-decree on Friday to allow the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) to set up representative offices overseas and...

Server To Assist Government In Online Gambling Crackdown

In an attempt to prevent Cambodians from gambling, the Ministry of Economy and Finance has revealed plans for a server to manage and control...

Cambodia, Thailand Railway Link Nearing Completion

Cambodia’s railway link to Thailand is hoped to be completed by the end of this year, according to Minister of Public Works and Transportation...

Thousands To Flood Sihanoukville For 2016 Sea Festival

Cambodia’s southern coastal resort town of Sihanoukville is preparing to host the fifth annual Sea Festival from December 23-25, with authorities expecting around 200,000...

Law Institution To Open In Cambodia For Chinese Business Arbitration

With Chinese-Cambodian relations continuing to prosper and Chinese investments pouring in to the Kingdom, a China-ASEAN Law Cooperation Institution will be opened in Cambodia...

Airport Road Flyover To Raise Land Prices

The Dey Huy flyover on Phnom Penh’s Russian Blvd, which is being funded by the Chinese government and currently 30 percent complete, will help...

Cambodia Showcases Opportunities For Chinese Investors

Representatives from over 200 Chinese companies attended the Cambodia-China Business Forum yesterday at Garden City Hotel on the outskirts of Phnom Penh to discuss...

Cambodia, Azerbaijan To Sign Agreement To Boost Tourism

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) is to be signed between Cambodia and Azerbaijan to help foster cooperation in tourism and boost the flow of...

Maybank Cambodia Launch ‘Water For Life’ project

Maybank Cambodia, in collaboration with the Embassy of Malaysia and supported by the Ministry of Rural Development of Cambodia, launched their ‘Water for Life’...

MFIs Urged To Consider Moveable Assets As Loan Collateral

Moveable assets such as cars, motorbikes, agricultural machinery and crop stocks should also be considered as loan collateral by Cambodia’s microfinance institutions (MFIs), economic...

Work Permits And Employment Cards For Foreigners In Cambodia

Speculation has been ongoing with regards to the enforcement of work permit requirements for foreigners employed in Cambodia. Acknowledging the lack of both clarity...

GE Looks To Power Up Cambodian Electricity Supply

Cambodia’s goal of total nationwide electrification and carbon emission reduction of three million tonnes annually by 2035 will be kept firmly on track by...

Delay Loan Repayments For Rice Farmers, Asks PM

A slowdown in demand for paddy rice on the global market has seen prices drop in Cambodia, with Prime Minister Hun Sen calling on...

Growth To Continue In Cambodia’s Manufacturing Sector

The number of new factories opening in Cambodia during the first nine months of 2016 has risen by 11 percent compared to the same...

No Change To Britain’s Bilateral Trade With Cambodia Despite Brexit

There are no signs of change to bilateral trade between the United Kingdom and Cambodia despite ongoing negotiations on the UK’s position within the...

PM Welcomes Plans To Build Nissan Factory In Cambodia

The wheels are in motion on plans to set up a vehicle assembly and spare parts production factory in Cambodia, with a Malaysia-based automobile...

Deadline Looming To Submit Foreign Worker Quota Requests

If you are the owner or director of a company in Cambodia and you wish to employ foreigners for more than a tenth of...

Hungary Offers Boost For Battambang Tourism

The development of Battambang province into a cultural heritage site will receive technical assistance from the Hungarian government, according to the Ministry of Tourism. “Government...

Cambodia’s Inaugural SME Park Set For Kandal Province

WorldBridge International (Cambodia) revealed plans on Friday to build the Kingdom’s first industrial park for small and medium-sized enterprises in Kandal province, following the...

Cambodian Products Chasing GI Status From The EU

Four Cambodian products could join Kampot pepper in receiving geographical indication (GI) status from the EU, the Ministry of Commerce revealed on Tuesday. Kampot salt,...

Phone Companies Pushed Harder To Register SIM Cards

Mobile phone operators will be hit by fines, suspension or even closure if they fail to register the identities of all of their users...

First Tax Service Agent Licences Granted By Government

The Cambodian government made another significant step towards the professionalisation of its tax industry yesterday by issuing 43 tax service agent licenses to individuals...

Tariffs Dropped To Help Pick Up Trade With Vietnam

In an effort to improve bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam, the import tariffs on dozens of products have been dropped. A memorandum of understanding...

Gov’t Aid To Drought Victims Underway

The government  announced yesterday a set of strategies to help farmers hit by the severe drought affecting Cambodia. According to governmental sources, the water shortage,...

Gov’t And Transport Representatives Discuss Issues Affecting Industry

Newly-appointed transportation minister Sun Chanthol met with representatives of the three biggest transportation bodies - CAMTA, CamFFA and CAMBA -, as well as with...
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