New Container Terminal Okayed For Sihanoukville

The construction of a new container terminal as part of an expansion project of the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) will start by early 2019...

Airport Extension Halted, Talk Of New One Rekindled

A senior official announced yesterday a halt to plans to expand the Phnom Penh International Airport, and hinted at the construction of a new...

Cambodia Continues Love Affair With Thai Products

Products from neighbouring Thailand are still considered the best for many Cambodian consumers, and this is an incentive for Thai companies to set up...

Capital’s Airport Gains New Air Freight Service

K Mile Air, a Bangkok-based airline, launched cargo flights between Bangkok and Phnom Penh earlier this week. The Thai cargo airline will use a Boeing 747-400...

Prince International Airlines to join domestic aviation market

Prince International Airlines has been granted an air operator certificate (AOC) by the Cambodia State Secretariat of Civil Aviation (SSCA). Prince International Airlines applied for...

New Phuket Flight Contributing To Steady Passenger Growth

The number of passengers and flights in Cambodia’s three main airports continues to experience robust growth, aided by a strong influx of Chinese tourists...

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 Firm Makes Proposal To Connect Capital’s Port To Railway

Transportation Minister Sun Chanthol met on Sunday with a representative of China Railway 16th Bureau Group—a railway construction constructor— to discuss a $250 million project...

Railway Station Set For Renovation

A group of European and US investors will spend $5 million to renovate Phnom Penh’s Royal Railway Station and turn it into a modern...

Northern Section of Cambodian Western Rail Line Ready For Test

The section of the western railway line linking Poipet in Banteay Meanchey province to Battambang is now ready to be tested after the train...

Food Delivery Apps in Cambodia

Cambodia has seen an explosion of new food delivery, grocery delivery apps and websites enter the market since 2018. We look at the best...

Air Freight Demand Soaring High In 2017

According to a recent press release from the International Air Transport Association (IATA), global demand for air freight has risen by 10.4 percent during...

Study On Mass Transit System Completed

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has concluded a feasibility study on the AGT, an electric mass transit system that could help reduce traffic...

JWD Pushes For Big Return On ASEAN Investments

Logistics company JWD InfoLogistics says it has adopted a business plan to increase revenues from its recent investments in ASEAN markets, such as in warehouses...

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port Aims High For IPO

Following a bookbuilding exercise that received a marked response from institutional investors, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP) yesterday announced a share price of 5,040 riel ($1.26)...

Air Traffic On The Rise

The three main Cambodian airports handled a record number of passengers in the first three months of the year, according to Cambodian Airports' latest...

Cambodia Poised For More Double-Digit Growth

This article was originally published by the CAPA CENTRE FOR AVIATIONwebsite on 180113 The Cambodian market is poised for more rapid growth in 2013 after...

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...

Qatar Crisis Sparks Tourism Fears In Cambodia

Government officials and tourism experts say they are worried about a diplomatic crisis involving Qatar and its effect on flights between Phnom Penh and...

Airport Rail Link Set To Start

The rail link from Phnom Penh International Airport to the city will be ready for service before the start of Khmer New Year in...

Cambodia Launches $5M Biomass Project

by Kelvin Ross The Cambodian government has launched a four-year project to promote the use of biomass technology in its industrial sector. The $5.6m project unveiled...

Fuel Prices Back To Pre-intervention Levels

Four months after the government implemented a fuel-pricing mechanism that saw prices fall at the pump, petrol prices have risen back up to pre-intervention...

Trade With Japan Expands

Trade with Japan increased significantly during the first half of the year, with exports soaring 19 percent and imports growing by 9.5 percent, according...

Eco-friendly Mass Transit System On The Table

Cambodian policymakers are working to secure a $800 million budget to build an automated gateway transit (AGT) system in Phnom Penh following the completion...

Airports See Strong Passenger Growth In H1

Cambodia’s three international airports experienced robust passenger growth in the first six months of the year due to the presence of new air routes...

Porsche Joins Cambodia’s Luxury Car Race

by Ben Woods Though still one of the poorest countries in the region, Cambo­dia’s recent economic growth has birthed a new class of consumer. And...

New Consultative Tool For ASEAN Companies To Launch In September

A new tool to be launched in September will allow enterprises operating in the ASEAN region to raise specific trade-related issues to the government...

Shipments Delayed As Exporters Wait For EU Tariff Decision

In less than a week, the European Union will decide on whether or not to impose tariffs on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar, with...

New Airline About To Take Off

Cambodia Airways, a locally owned airline with $200 million paid-up capital, will launch operations in the next few weeks, operating local and international routes,...

Cambodia Post resumes international deliveries

Cambodia Post announced this week that it had resumed international delivery services, after suspending the services in April 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic. In...

Cambodia Post temporarily ceases international delivery services

Cambodia Post has been forced to temporarily cease its international delivery service, citing logistics issues caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Cambodia Post The Cambodia Post...

Kingdom To Start Mango Exports To South Korea In October

Cambodia expects to export its first shipment of mangoes to South Korea in October following an agreement signed between both countries in 2015. Veng Sakhon,...

Increased Traffic Through PAS Q1-2

Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) has reported a slight year-on-year increase in container traffic during the first half of 2017, a trend which its director reckoned would...

Cambodian aviation to join the Cape Town Convention?

The State Secretariat of the Civil Aviation (SSCA) is looking at the possibility of joining the Cape Town Convention with the aim of increasing...

With Support From Japan, Mass Transit System On Track

The government yesterday reassured the public that the automated gateway transit (AGT) system, an electric-powered mass transit system that will link Phnom Penh’s city...

Metered Tuk-Tuks Challenging Traditional Business Model

EZ Go—the first company in Phnom Penh to offer metered tuk-tuks—is challenging the capital's traditional business model for cheap transportation, where fare prices are...

Train Service Resumes To Tourist’s Delight

After a test run over Khmer New Year, Royal Railways will resume service from Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville this weekend after a 14-year break....

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...

Local Carriers Facing Fight For Flights To China

Capturing a slice of the burgeoning Chinese market remains the current focus for all four of Cambodia’s local airlines – Cambodia Angkor Air, Sky...

Cambodia Rail Investment Options Pursued

Nearly a month after the Royal Group and two major China-based railway engineering companies signed a joint venture agreement to upgrade the rail system,...

QR Code System To Rate Services In International Gateways Launched

The Ministry of Tourism began yesterday the installation of a network of stickers known as QR codes in the country’s main international gateways 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...

Restrictions on business travellers to Cambodia set to ease

The Cambodian Royal Government has announced the loosening of travel restrictions to Cambodia under COVID-19, which makes it easier for business visa holders to...

Feasibility Studies For Monorail And Metro System Started

In a bid to reduce the city’s traffic woes, a group of Chinese experts has begun feasibility studies on a monorail project and a...

Cambodian rubber exports rise in Q1 2020

A report from the Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries shows that  Cambodia’s rubber export increased 10% in the first quarter of 2020...

Second Section Of Western Rail Line Opens

The railroad connecting Serey Sophorn in Poipet to Battambang, a section of the western rail line that runs for 65 kilometres, officially opened Sunday. The...

Cambodian Car Market 2020

The Cambodia General Department of Customs and Excise says the Kingdom imported 414,725 vehicles worth $634.98 million in the first half of 2020. What vehicles...

New Transport Links eady for KNY

The Transportation Ministry is launching two transportation services this week in order to accommodate those traveling ahead of Khmer New Year. The western railway service...

Grab Seals Ride-share Deal With Uber

Singapore-based ride sharing company Grab yesterday announced its acquisition of the Southeast Asia operations of its giant American rival Uber, the deal came just...

AirAsia Looking To Land Office In Cambodia Soon

Malaysia-based low-cost airline AirAsia will soon open an office in Cambodia, according to company CEO Anthony Fernandes, who met with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun...

The Shipping Industry in Cambodia: Q&A With Maersk Line’s Lam Bui

These are uncertain times for the global shipping industry. According to The Economist, insipid economic growth and changes in manufacturing patterns – with multinational...

Car Sales Down After Tax Hike: Dealers

A recent increase in the specific tax on vehicle imports has slowed down sales and put a dent in profits, dealers claim. The increase in...

High Times For Kampot Pepper

The Kampot Pepper Promotion Association exported 60 tonnes of Kampot pepper during the first nine months of 2017 and aims to reach 80 tonnes...

Thailand Named In President Trump’s US Trade Hit List

US President Donald Trump singled out Thailand – along with Vietnam, Indonesia and 13 other countries – when he announced the signing of two...

Phnom Penh and Tokyo Connected By Regular Air Service

All Nippon Airways (ANA) launched yesterday a direct service between Narita airport, in Tokyo, and Phnom Penh, marking the first regular service between Japan...

Cambodia’s Bilateral Trade With The US Last Year Around $3 Billion

The trade volume between Cambodia and the United States reached around $3 billion in 2016, while nearly 240,000 American tourists visited the Kingdom, according...

TADA completes Series A funding

TADA, the ride-hailing app operating in Cambodia, which also recently introduced delivery services, has completed its Series A funding for an undisclosed amount. TADA is...

GMS Countries Sign New Deal, Boost Transport Connectivity

Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) countries reached an agreement last week on the implementation of the cross-border transport facilitation agreement (CBTA), which, starting June 1,...

CLPD offers International aviation training in Cambodia

The American University of Phnom Penh (AUPP) has been certified as an Accredited Training School (ATS) by the International Aviation Training Association (IATA) and...

Illicit Financial Flows Have Cost Cambodia Millions

A new report from US-based nonprofit Global Financial Integrity (GFI) has revealed that illicit financial flows ­– the illegal movement of money or capital...

Logistics Centre Planned For Capital

Aiming to reduce freight costs in the country, the Ministry of Public Works And Transport is considering building a logistics centre in Phnom Penh...

Cambodia Traffic Laws Updated 2020

The Royal Cambodian Government has updated the traffic laws in the Kingdom in March 2020 and the fines for traffic violations. In January 2020, Cambodian...

Flights From Phnom Penh To Indonesia On horizon

Direct flights between Indonesia and Cambodia are likely in the next three months because Indonesia is a major tourist market in Southeast Asia, according...

Bidding On Major Artery Renovation To Begin Next Month

The Ministry of Public Works and Transport yesterday announced that the renovation of National Road 4, which connects the capital with Sihanoukville in the...

Sihanoukville In The Spotlight

Although overshadowed by Phnom Penh, interest in doing business in Sihanoukville was further piqued after the Cambodian government defined the city as a ‘multi-purpose...

India And Cambodia Pushing Airlines For Direct Links

An upward trend in Indian visitors to Cambodia could soon give rise to a direct flight between the two Asian nations, although commercial airlines...

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...

Australia Courted For Further Railway Funding

by Eang Mengleng The government has asked Aus­tralia to provide more funding to help complete the rehabilitation of the dilapidated railway line between Phnom Penh...

Transport Sector Troubled Despite Fuel Price Cuts

Local petroleum prices may have dropped by nearly a quarter since the start of the year, yet companies operating in the Kingdom’s competitive transportation...

Emirates Flights To Link Phnom Penh With Yangon And Dubai

Cambodia will soon have daily flights from Dubai and Yangon as Emirates creates a new air link between the capital cities of two developing...

Royal Enfield launches in Cambodia

International motorcycle brand, Royal Enfield, has launched its first flagship store in the capital of Phnom Penh, with TF Motors its official distributor in...

Star Auto’s Mercedes-Benz Dealership Opening Next Week

Star Auto (Cambodia), the Kingdom’s authorised Mercedes-Benz general distributors, will officially open the doors of their new Phnom Penh Autohaus with a grand opening...

Construction Work To Renovate National Highway 5 Begins

The renovation of National Road 5 continues, with construction work on the section that runs from Prek Kdam area in Kandal to Thlea Ma’Am...

Heavy vehicle terminal planned for Phnom Penh

Local media outlets in Cambodia reported that a new heavy vehicle terminal is being planned to be built on the outskirts of Cambodia's capital,...

Etihad Cargo Makes A Debut In Cambodia

United Arab Emirates’ national airline Etihad has officially launched a weekly cargo service between Abu Dhabi and Phnom Penh to meet the rising trend...

LCC Alliance To Shake Up Air Travel Market

Eight leading budget airlines from Southeast Asia, South Korea and Australia announced Monday an alliance that will enable customers to book connections using a shared...

PM Asks Japan To Help With Phnom Penh Skytrain

The Japanese government has agreed to conduct a feasibility study on constructing a skytrain from the city centre to the Phnom Penh International Airport...

China To Do Feasibility Study For Monorail

Chinese experts will conduct a feasibility study for a monorail project in Phnom Penh, the Ministry of Public Works and Transportation said yesterday. During a...

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...

ITsumo Joins Forces With Choice Taxi

ITsumo Tec Co., Ltd., a high-tech company and developer of the iTsumo taxi ride-hailing mobile app, and Choice, one of the oldest licensed metered taxis...

Cambodian postal sector laws under review

In another announcement on Government draft law amendments, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) has said it is reviewing and revising a draft...

Cambodia Angkor Air Now A Member Of IATA

The Kingdom’s national flag carrier, Cambodia Angkor Air, is the country’s first airline to receive the International Air Transport Association’s Operational Safety Audit (IOSA)...

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...

Challenges For Rice Industry

Fears have been raised over the future of Cambodia’s rice export industry as the Government ups the country’s export quota for 2015. In 2013, Cambodia...

Expressway Work Could Start This Year

Construction of an expressway linking Phnom Penh to Sihanoukville province could start this year if government negotiations with the Chinese company in charge of...

Thailand To Host Regional Base For Alibaba Product Distribution

Alibaba Group, the Chinese e-commerce giant, is planning to set up a regional electronic-trade centre and logistics system in Thailand to help link the...

Rail Connection With Thailand To Take Place In March

The railway networks in Cambodia and Thailand will be officially connected in March, the Transport Minister recently announced. The tracks on both sides of the...

S’ville Favoured For Russia Flight Plan

Russian officials seem to favour Sihanoukville as the  destination for the regularly scheduled direct flights between the Kingdom and Russian proposed by Prime Minister Hun...

Korea Energy Agency backs electric bikes in Cambodia

The Korea Energy Agency (KEA) announced that it will invest $8 million USD in a project aimed at supplying electric bikes and building solar...

Luxury Motor Show Takes On Used Car Market

At Cambodia’s first international motor show over the weekend, top-end car manufacturers including Mercedez-Benz, BMW and Ford presented their luxury range of SUVs, sedans,...

Cambodian E-commerce Going Postal

An online shopping platform is to be launched by state-owned Cambodia Post to allow locals to sell their products via the postal service here,...

Cambodian Customs Are Catching Up

B2B Cambodia caught up with Frederic Chan, Country Manager of Cargoteam SL Cambodia, to get his view on the Cambodian customs evolution currently taking...

Cambodian Ports See Downturn In Container Traffic During 2016

Container traffic through Cambodia’s two main ports – the Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP) and the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) – showed a significant...

Insight Into The Logistics Sector

We caught up with the managers and directors holding the reins of some of Cambodia’s leading transportation and logistics firms to bring you expert...

Cargo Airline To Take Off Soon, As Royal Air Mulls Charter...

Cambodia will soon have a locally-based cargo airline. Southeast Asia Airlines, a company specialising in air cargo delivery across the region, will start operations once...

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...

Paperless Trade On The Horizon

Cambodia yesterday signed the framework agreement on the Facilitation of Cross-border Paperless Trade in Asia and the Pacific, which aims to strengthen digital trade...

Airlines in Cambodia

By mid-2020, there are six registered airlines in Cambodia that are operational and the airline industry has seen rapid growth which, like the world...

German Firm Signs Industry Pact With Kerry Worldbridge Logistics

Cambodia-based Kerry Worldbridge Logistics and InSITE Bavaria yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study to develop the first German-Cambodian industry...

Cambodia Eyes Water Transport Body

In a bid to address the high cost of logistics in the country, Cambodia plans to apply for membership at the Japanese branch of...
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