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...

Cambodian National Information Technology Business Registration Platform

The Cambodian National Information Technology (IT) Business Registration Platform is set to launch in June 2020 according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. Online...

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...

Cambodia’s bicycle exports increase in Q1 2020

Cambodia exported almost half a million bicycles at a value of about US$119 million in the first quarter of 2020. This represents more than...

Cambodia SME Championship July 2020

The Cambodian private sector is launching an SME (Small and Medium Enterprises) Championship on the 3rd July 2020 to promote the sector in the...

Cambodian Finance ministry raises $1.4B in Q1 2020

The Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance raised $1.4B in Q1 2020 revenue, which represents an increase of 24% from Q1 2019. Q1 2020 Revenue The...

Bug Bacon: Edible insects in Cambodia

Bug Bacon is exclusively available in Siem Reap, Cambodia and is said to be the 'World’s Highest Protein Soldier Grub Snack'. The edible insect...

7-Eleven coming to Cambodia

It was widely reported in regional and Cambodian media that international retail outlet 7-Eleven is coming to Cambodia, reportedly in 2021. 7-Eleven in Cambodia CP All...

Cambodia opens up coal mining oppertunities

The Cambodian Ministry of Mines and Energy will soon review applications for the rights to four coal mining concession areas in the north of...

Cambodian rice exports reach record highs

Cambodia exported 300,252 tonnes of rice between January and April in 2020, generating an equivalent of $210 million. This is the highest Cambodian rice...

Japanese firms looks to setup renewable energy in Cambodia

Two Japanese renewable energy firms, Aura Green Energy Co and solar panel system provider WWB Corp, plan to build rice husk-fired energy plants and...

Organic Food in Cambodia

The Royal Cambodian Government has introduced an organic agriculture policy in April 2020 to boost production and exports. Organic certification in Cambodia A prakas (announcement number...

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...

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...

Cambodia increases its solar-power generation

Cambodia increased its total solar-power generation to 150MW (megawatts) after a 60 MW solar farm owned by SchneiTec Renewable Co Ltd. was added to...

How are Cambodian businesses affected by COVID-19?

COVID-19 has had an adverse effect on the entire globe, and in Cambodia, key industries have also taken a financial hit. A number of...

GMAC reports Cambodia’s luggage exports worth $1.2 billion

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) reported that exports of luggage were worth $1.2 billion in 2019. This represents a huge increase compared...

National Bank of Cambodia to launch Bakong digital currency in 2020

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) will launch a new digital currency under the moniker Project Bakong in 2020. Bakong has been labelled “a...

Cambodia’s biggest Home & Lifestyle Expo 2020

Realestate.com.kh is hosting the 2nd edition of the biggest Cambodian Home & Lifestyle Expo from 7-8th August 2020, at the Koh Pich Exhibition Center...

Moody’s Maintains Cambodia’s B2 Rating, Says Outlook Stable

Moody’s Investors Service Inc maintained a stable outlook while affirming Cambodia’s B2 long-term issuer rating on the back of robust gross domestic product (GDP)...

We Are Together For A Better Community

Mr. BAN VIBOL INITIATIVE KRA CSR PROGRAM has laid the foundation through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) with its programs for the community and environment. Since...

Gov’t Reaches Customs Revenue Goal Three Months in advance

During the first nine months of the year, Cambodia earned $2.3 billion from customs and excise collection, surpassing the government’s target for the whole...

GDP Growth Dominated By traditional Sectors In 2019, ADB says

Despite a slower-than-anticipated rise in agricultural production, Cambodia’s economy is expected to grow at 7 percent this year on the back of strong growth...

US Interior Design Firm Expands Into Cambodia

Ethan Allen, a leading interior design company from the United States, has expanded into the Kingdom. Ethan Allen chairman and CEO Farooq Kathwari told Inside...

World Bank Approves $1 Billion In Development Assistance

The World Bank has officially approved the disbursement of $1 billion to develop priority sectors in Cambodia, the Ministry of Economy and Finance announced...

Koh Kong’s First Coal-fired Plant Up In The Air: Ministry

The investors of a project to build the first coal-fired power plant in Koh Kong province are still looking for buyers, according to the...

Cambodia And Laos To Sign 2,400-megawatt Power Deal Today

Cambodia and Laos will sign an agreement today under which the Kingdom will purchase 2,400 megawatts from its neighbour, with the first transfer scheduled...

Saudi Arabia Plans To Export Petroleum To Cambodia

Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest oil exporter, last week expressed its intention to export petroleum to Cambodia during a meeting with the Ministry of...

‘Food Street’ To Be Built In Kampot Ahead Of Sea Festival

Kampot will be the first province to have a ‘Food Street’, an area with dozens of vendors offering local delicacies as part of a...

Thailand Bans Corn Imports Through Ban Khao Din

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce last week announced a ban on field corn imports coming through Ban Khao Din, in the border with Cambodia. The ban...

Ministry To Explore Waste-To-Energy Alternatives

The Ministry of Economic and Finance on Tuesday announced it is looking at processes of turning waste into energy as a partial solution to...

EU Launches $124m Project To Boost Fisheries Sector

The European Union yesterday launched its biggest budget programme in the Kingdom to date. Named ‘Cambodia Programme for Sustainable and Inclusive Growth in the Fisheries...

Contract Farming Schemes On The Rise: Ministry

The Ministry of Agriculture said the number of contract farming schemes has increased this year as farmers and traders are more aware of the...

An Evening Full Of Values And Prestige

King’s Road Angkor Premium Office & Property Management celebrated its annual Staff Recognition Night. On August 1, 2019, King’s Road Angkor Premium Office & Property...

Realestate.com.kh Expo 2019 Set For October

Realestate.com.kh is excited to announce the fifth iteration of its hugely successful expo series. The company expects to push the local property sector to...

First Cambodia-made E-bike To Launch In September

The first Cambodia-made electric motorcycles will soon be cruising around Phnom Penh. Voltra Motors, a local scooter manufacturer, will officially launch at the beginning of...

Cambodia Welcomes $5b In Investments In H1

The government approved $5.2 billion worth of investment in the first half of 2019, a 48.5 percent hike compared to the corresponding period last...

KrisEnergy Completes 3D Seismic Survey

Singapore-based KrisEnergy last week announced that their 3D seismic survey in the Cambodia Block A concession was completed on time and without incidents. Last month...

Local Fish Yields On The Rise

Freshwater and marine fish yields increased slightly during the first half of the year, with illegal fishing activity waning as a result of official...

Exports Up By 15 pct In First Five Months Of The...

Exports during the first five months of the year increased by more than 15 percent, reaching a value of $5.3 billion, according to the...
23,482FansLike