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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