Cambodia Digital Awards 2022

The largest National Technology, Communication and Information Awards in the Kingdom  - the Cambodia Digital Awards (CDA) 2022  -is due to take place later...

eCloudvalley Digital Technology Partners with The Royal Group

eCloudvalley Digital Technology has announced the establishment of a joint venture with The Royal Group with a focus on digital transformation. Businesswire reports that the...

CBC introduces innovative Credit Risk Heat Map for the Cambodian Financial...

Credit Bureau (Cambodia) Co., Ltd (CBC) has launched the first of-its-kind advanced business intelligence tool in the country for member financial institutions to monitor...

Cambodia Mid-Year Financial Report Card 2022

The mid-year financial results have started to be released by the various government ministries which provide an indicator of the economic recovery and business...

EXPO 2022 – Overview of the Cambodian Market: Driving Factors for...

"Invest Cambodia", Cambodia as “Asian Tiger of the 21st Century”. Presentation of Anthony Galliano, President of the AmCham Cambodia at the Realestate.com.kh EXPO 2022. You...

Where is Cambodia spending its money online?

Cambodia’s market value of e-commerce increased to $970 million in 2021 which was an increase of 19 per cent from $813 million dollars in...

25 Capital-Provincial Investment Sub-Committees Launched

25 Capital-Provincial Investment Sub-Committees (CPISC) have been launched in Cambodia to help decide on private investment and resolve disputes related to investment projects to...

Behaviour Change Campaign Launched to Reduce Bushmeat Consumption

The Ministry of Environment, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), World Wildlife Fund (WWF), the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), Conservation International (CI),...

NBC Key Takeaways – Financial Stability Report 2021

The recently released Financial Stability Report 2021, from the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), shows that Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into Cambodia in 2021...

Cambodia to target ASEAN, East Asia, US and EU tourists

Media reports in May suggest that the Cambodia Tourism Ministry expects the Kingdom to attract as many as one million international tourists and eight...

MoC Urges Business Registrations as Single Portal Numbers Approach 14K

The Ministry of Commerce has urged all businesses to register (including vendors and traders) so they can reap the benefits of being a legal...

Cambodia’s FDI 2021 Increased by 11%

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has announced that the FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) into the Kingdom grew by 11 per cent in 2021,...

Palace Lane – Phnom Penh Laneway

Patrick Davenport is an American citizen who has been conducting business in Cambodia for the past 15 years and in the region for 34...

ADB Backs Strong Cambodian Economic Growth

The Asian Development Bank (ADP) expects Cambodia’s economy to grow by 5.3 per cent in 2022 and 6.5 per cent in 2023, it announced...

Airports in Cambodia

We look at the airports in Cambodia, those currently operating, as well as those under construction, and how the expansion of the Cambodian airport...

Khmer New Year Business and Holiday Travel Plans 2022

With the announcement from the Cambodian Prime Minister on March 7 that the country will hold the traditional Khmer New Year festival from April...

Cambodia 2022 Economic Census Starts March 1st

Today is the first day of the Cambodia 2022 Economic Census, with the Ministry of Planning set to conduct the once-in-a-decade survey to gather...

World Bank Outlines Key Pathways for Cambodia’s Economy

World Bank has released the key findings of its Cambodia Country Economic Memorandum (CEM) which looks at how the Kingdom navigates its way to...

Operating Costs in Cambodia Are The Lowest In Asia

A report by Asia-Pacific business transformation consultancy TMX suggests Cambodia has the lowest operating costs in Asia, however, it did not rank as well...

NBC Launches Ten Policies For Cambodian Economic Growth in 2022

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) announced it will introduce 10 core policies to support sustainable economic growth and recovery of the Kingdom in...

Cambodian Economic Outlook for 2022

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) claims that the national economy will grow by 5 per cent in 2022 while inflation is projected at...

Prince Group and Plan International Launch WASH Project to 99 Schools...

Prince Holding Group and Plan International Cambodia have officially set in motion its Water, Sanitation and Hygiene ("WASH") intervention programme at all school levels...

Obtaining a Work Permit in Cambodia

The Cambodian Department of Immigration (part of the Ministry of Interior) ensures all foreign nationals obtain an official work permit/employment card to be eligible...

Prince Group Chairman Chen Zhi donates US$2M more to Laos’ anti-COVID...

Neak Oknha Chen Zhi, Chairman of Prince Holding Group, has donated US$2 million to assist the government of Laos in its efforts to combat...

Cambodia Business Briefing 2021

C9 Hotelworks and Delivering Asia Communications have organised the Cambodia Business Briefing 2021 online webinar to take place on Tuesday 26 October. The virtual business...

Cambodian Tourism Businesses Recognised in International Awards

A number of Cambodian-based businesses, and the Kingdom itself, were recipients of international awards and accolades in October 2021. (Feature Photo Credit: SiemReaper.com) Condé Nast Traveller...

Indonesia Chamber of Commerce Cambodia Launches

The new Indonesia Chamber of Commerce Cambodia (IndoCham) has launched in September 2021. IndoCham's goals are to find more business opportunities in the Kingdom,...

Cambodia’s Expected 2021 GDP Lowered by ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has revised down the expected GDP for the Kingdom of Cambodia and expects the SEA nation to reach 1.9...

Cambodian Bicycle Exports Remain Strong in 2021

The Kingdom of Cambodia has yielded great figures for the export of bicycles in 2021, generating $400 million from January-August confirmed by the Commerce...

Is Cambodian International Tourism Likely to Re-open in 2021?

As Q4 2021 approaches, there has been increasing speculation in the Cambodian media and online that international inbound tourism to Cambodia may re-open before...

Big C Enters Competitive Phnom Penh Retail Market

Thailand-based grocery and convenience retailer Big C has opened its first branch in Phnom Penh in September 2021, to enter a very competitive retail...

German Business Cambodia, EuroCham and GIZ renew MoU

The GIZ Business Scouts for Development Programme (BSfD),  has extended its MoU between German Business Cambodia (GBC) and EuroCham until the 31st of December...

Bluebell Group Launches Cambodian Partnership With WorldBridge Group

Bluebell Group, considered to be Asia’s leading luxury brand distributor and operator, formally announced the launch of its Cambodian operations in partnership with WorldBridge...

Nearly 600 Foreigners Obtained Cambodian Citizenship from 2020-2021

A report by the Cambodia China Times suggests nearly 600 foreigners have received their Cambodian citizenship between June 2020 and mid-2021. More than 500...

Cambodia’s Revenue and Growth Forecasts 2021

The latest data for Cambodia, suggests the Cambodian government expects to earn tax and customs income of at least $5 billion by the end...

H&M Confirms First Cambodian Store To Open in 2022

International fashion retailer H&M have confirmed their first outlet will likely open in Cambodia in 2022, although the location has not been revealed. In the...

Angkor Tourist Visitors down 99% in the first half of 2021

The tourist numbers heading to Angkor Archaeological Park, usually the jewel in the crown for the Kingdom's tourism, are down nearly 99 per cent...

Cambodia Chamber of Commerce To Open First Japanese Office

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) has announced it is planning to open its first representative office in Japan with the main aim of...

Will IKEA be Heading to Cambodia?

Local Cambodian media this week suggested that Swedish investments are being pursued by the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce, with IKEA and Volvo targetted. Cambodian Minister...

Hong Lai Huat to Develop Cambodian Agricultural Hub

Hong Lai Huat (HLH) Group has received the Cambodian government's approval to develop a mixed-use agricultural hub in Cambodia - the total land size...

Cambodian Agro-Industry Federation to be Formed

A Cambodian Agro-Industry Federation is set to be established with the process underway to form the body which will be tasked with boosting the...

Commercial Gold Production in Cambodia

In June 2021, the commencement of commercial gold mining operations in the Kingdom of Cambodia was confirmed by the Prime Minister.  The gold mining production...

Cambodia’s Oil Hopes Liquidated?

KrisEnergy Ltd, the Singapore based oil production company with oil drilling rights off the Cambodian coast, has gone into liquidation. However KrisEnergy (Cambodia) Ltd,...

COVID-19 Vaccines in Cambodia

Cambodia received its first shipment of COVID-19 vaccines in February 2021. We look at the latest news on what vaccines are due to be...

Cambodian Exports to the US Increase in Q1 2021

The most recent data from the US Census Bureau shows that exports to the United States from the Kingdom of Cambodia grew by 16.84...

What is Cambodia’s Financial Outkook in 2021?

The financial outlook for Cambodia is constantly being evaluated due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. We review the latest reports on the...

Phnom Penh Lockdown Restrictions Reduced May 2021

The lockdown restrictions were eased in Phnom Penh as the Municipal Administration issued guidelines for the period from May 6 until May 12, 2021. The...

How is Cambodia Embracing Technologies

The global pandemic has accelerated many digital and technology programs globally as nations compete to adapt and modernise by implementing more efficient and advanced...

Cambodia 2021 Q1 Agrucultural and Rubber Exports

Cambodian authorities have reported a rise in rubber exports between January-April 2021 compared to 2020, while milled rice exports are down. Cambodia's Minister of Agriculture,...

Cambodian Business Registrations Dropped in 2020

The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce has reported that the number of businesses registered in the Kingdom dropped by nearly 41 per cent in 2020. In...

Moody’s Investors Service upholds Cambodia’s B2 rating

According to Moody’s Investors Service 2021 Inside ASEAN report, Cambodia has been graded with a B2 rating. The report, released on March 29, 2021, said:...

Telcos and Mobile Devices in Cambodia

Cambodia is seeing an increased surge in demand for the internet, while mobile phone usage and other forms of digital technologies continue to increase,...

Cambodia’s Economy: 2020 Summary and 2021 Predictions

With data for Cambodia in 2020 filtering through, in what was an unsettled and disrupted year for all global economies, the Kingdom confirmed it...

Cambodian Tobacco exports

In 2020, the Kingdom of Cambodia exported more than 5.8 thousand tonnes of dried tobacco leaves, valued at more than USD $17 million, which...

HR Asia Best Companies To Work For In Asia Awards 2020...

In total, 19 Cambodian companies have been won at the HR Asia Best Companies To Work For In Asia Awards 2020. HR Asia annually presents...

Cambodian Quality Products Labels

“Cambodian Quality Products” labels that recognise the quality and safety of  goods will soon be available for factories, enterprises and cottage industries to apply...

Cambodian ranking on 2020 Corruption Perception Index

Cambodia ranked one place better on the 2020 Corruption Perception Index but was still the worst-ranked of the ASEAN nations. The Transparency International’s (TI) Corruption...

Cambodia is an oil producer

Cambodia has become an oil producer after KrisEnergy Ltd. confirmed Cambodia’s first offshore oil field had gone into production in the Gulf of Thailand. Kelvin...

Cambodia Fisheries production close to 1 million tonnes in 2020

The Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fishery’s Fisheries Administration has reported that the total fisheries production in the Kingdom is approaching one million...

Cambodia still to benefit from EBA deal with the UK

Following the United Kingdoms decision to leave the EU, it will no longer follow European Union rules, and as a result, have decided not...

World Bank predicts Cambodia’s ecomony to grow by 4 per cent...

The Restrained Recovery report, World Bank’s latest economic update for Cambodia, was published today and projects the Kingdom's economy to contract by 2 per...

Inter-Mattrid Beverage (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s brewery approved

The Inter-Mattrid Beverage (Cambodia) Co Ltd’s $78 million brewery/beverage plant has been approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). The multi-million Dollar...

2020 World Travel Awards (WTA2020) – Cambodian Winners

The 2020 World Travel Awards (WTA2020) winners were announced recently and nine Cambodian companies were among the recipients at the 27th annual edition of...

Renewable Energy heading to Kampot and Koh Rong Sanloem

This week, renewable energy (RE) developments for Koh Rong Sanloem Island and the addition of a wind farm in Kampot have been announced. Koh Rong...

Cambodia Craft Brewers

We talk to some of the leading and new craft beer producers based in the Kingdom of Cambodia. There are more than a dozen...

Cambodia Credit Bureau reports a surge in Q3 2020

The Cambodian property sector is starting to see signs of recovery due to the local demand reports Realestate.com.kh, while the Cambodian Credit Bureau (CBC)...

7-Eleven franchise delays arrival in Cambodia

According to media reports, CP All Plc is delaying its plans to launch the 7-Eleven convenience store chain in Cambodia and Laos until after...

Svay Rieng $1 Billion Green Special Economic Zone

Svay Rieng town is set to have a green SEZ (Special Economic Zone) developed by QiLu (Cambodia), which is expected to cost up to...

Cambodian rice exports continue to grow in 2020

Cambodia has seen an increase in rice exports in 2020 compared to 2019, represented by a 17.11 per cent rise in the first 10...

Cambodia will sign Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP)

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership will be signed during the 4th RCEP Summit during the 37th ASEAN Summit in Vietnam in mid-November 2020. The Phnom...

IMF predicts Cambodia will be fastest growing ASEAN economy by 2025

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has projected that Cambodia will be the fastest growing economy in ASEAN by 2025, and even the third-fastest growing...

Cambodian business registrations 2020

As of October 2nd 2020, more than 1,360 applications have been approved via the Cambodian online business registration. The Cambodian government launched the online...

Cambodia looks to expand its railways network

The railway network in Cambodia is relatively limited, with the lines running north and south catering for cargo and passengers. However, in recent years,...

Cambodia Import-Export Goods Exhibition 2020

The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce is urging business to participate in the upcoming Cambodia Import-Export Goods Exhibition which will be held from December 15-18,...

World Bank forecasts Cambodia’s 2020 growth to be -2.0 per cent

The World Bank has revised its 2020 growth forecast for Cambodia to -2.0 per cent, as the Kingdom faces key COVID-19 economic struggles. The World...

Cambodia’s Casinos in 2020

We look at the state of the casino industry in Cambodia in 2020 as the global pandemic affects all industries globally. At least ten casinos...

Cambodian Aqua Culturist Association (CAA) forms

This week, the Cambodian Aqua Culturist Association (CAA) was launched in Phnom Penh to promote the aquaculture sector in the Kingdom. Veng Sakhon, Minister...

Cambodian agricultural exports pass three million tonnes in 2020

The Cambodian Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries reported that the Kingdom has exported more than 3 million tonnes of agricultural products between January...

Acclime Cambodia Consulting and Advisory Services

Hong Kong-based corporate services provider Acclime has acquired Phnom Penh firm BSE Accounting Co Ltd. and has rebranded it as Acclime Cambodia. In local media...

Cambodian Certificate of Origin (CO)

Foreign investors, including the Japanese Business Association of Cambodia (JBAC), have asked the Cambodian government to reduce the cost of a certificate of origin...

More international flights resume to Cambodia

Cambodia has seen a number of new international flights resume services to the Kingdom, with more on the way if the COVID-19 situation remains...

New updates for Business Travellers to Cambodia

The Cambodian Government today, August 4th 2020, seems to have approved with immediate effect the new guidelines for business travellers wanting to come to...

Cambodia to update Immigration Laws in 2021?

A Cambodian ministry working group is currently drafting a new law on immigration to manage foreigners in the SEA country. New Cambodian Immigration Laws...

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...

Cambodian hotel tops 2020 Tripadvisor Travellers’ Choice Awards

In the latest edition of the Tripadvisor Travellers' Choice Awards, a Cambodian hotel in Siem Reap, Viroth's Hotel, has been awarded the top Global...

Cambodia’s footwear manufacturing industry continues to grow

Despite the pending partial withdrawal of the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme, Cambodia's footwear manufacturing industry is still seeing a rise in exports and...

New Cambodian dairy farm enters production

Cambodians will be able to access more fresh milk, after a new dairy farm, Khmer Fresh Milk Co Ltd, announced it has started production...

Cambodia tourism numbers down by more than half

The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism (MoT) has released the latest figures of foreign visitors to Cambodia from January-May 2020 and the numbers are down...

QHR Solutions: Developing talent management ecosystems in Cambodia

B2B Cambodia attended a press event hosted by QHR Solutions, who launched operations in Cambodia earlier in 2020. We had a chance to speak...

Cambodia financial semi-annual 2020 Review

A number of financial reports have been released for the Kingdom of Cambodia for the first half of 2020. We review the latest data...

Cambodia looks to secure multiple FTA deals

The Royal Cambodian Government is looking to secure a number of FTA (Free Trade Agreements) with China, India and Korea. Cambodia - China FTA The Free...

Cambodian rice exports increased in first half of 2020

Local media reports that Cambodia has seen a significant increase in rice exports in the first six months of 2020. Both the Khmer Times and...

Cambodia seeking to increase trade and investment with Australia

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce (CCC) and the Australian Embassy in Phnom Penh pledged to "promote trade and investment between the two countries" it...

Industrial Park being constructed in Kampong Speu province

The Overseas Cambodia Investment Corp (OCIC) Chairman, Neak Oknha Pung Kheav, has confirmed his own company is building a 500-hectare industrial park in Kampong...

2020 FM Global Resilience Index: Cambodia

Cambodia improved marginally on the 2020 FM Global Resilience Index, moving up to 112th from 114th place on the global rankings out of 130...

How to use the Cambodia Online Business Registration System?

With the rollout of the new Cambodia Online Business Registration System, which is supposed to reduce the time to start a company from three...

KhmerSME: National SMEs Information Web Portal

The Cambodian Ministry of Industry, Science, Technology and Innovation is reportedly setting up another online portal, this one is aimed at small and medium...

What do foreigners need to enter Cambodia during COVID-19?

The Royal Cambodian Government has lifted the ban on visitors from Iran, Italy, Germany, Spain, France and the US which were implemented since March...

Cambodia Wind Power

Cambodia is set to sign a formal agreement to build a wind power station on Bokor Mountain in Kampot and add to its renewable...

Cambodian food-processing partnership signed

A partnership between Cambodian and Australian enterprises as well as Cambodian government representation have signed a deal to drive food-processing innovations through small and...
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