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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

UK Hotel Chain To Invest In Cambodia

Cambodia is among several countries where a major hotel chain from the United Kingdom is planning to invest. According to a recent report in news...

Palm Sugar Association Requests EU Assistance

The Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association has asked the European Union to help spread the word about Cambodian palm sugar in Europe, according...

Council Of Ministers Approves Key Commerce Draft Laws

The much-anticipated E-commerce and Customer Protection laws were approved on Friday by the Council of Ministers in a meeting chaired by Prime Minister Hun...

Ministry Calls For Stricter Controls To Stop Cassava Virus

The Ministry of Agriculture is calling for stricter border controls after 12 provinces recently reported cases of the mosaic virus in cassava plantations, according...

Cambodia Launches National Single Window

The Ministry of Economy and Finance last week launched the National Single Window (NSW) aiming to facilitate import and export activities. According to a statement...

National Assembly Approves Draft Oil Management Law

The National Assembly yesterday approved the latest draft of the Law on Oil and Oil Production Management, a piece of legislation that has been...

Siemens To Expand Investment

Siemens on Friday pledged to expand its investment in Cambodia as a result of the country’s impressive economic growth. Armin Bruck, CEO at Siemens Singapore,...

Japanese Companies To Begin Mineral Extraction In Northeast

The Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Jogmec) on Tuesday announced plans to exploit copper and zinc deposits in Stung Treng province, in...

Cambodia Underinvesting In Agriculture Research, ADB says

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said that Cambodia is underinvesting in agricultural research which may impede the development of the sector. In a report published...

GDT Urges Suppliers To Secure Licences

In a bid to enhance tax revenue, the General Department of Taxation (GDT) yesterday called on all goods and services suppliers in the country...

Companies Bid For 60 MW Solar Park Project

Twenty-six companies have bid to develop a 60-megawatt solar park in Kampong Chhnang province, according to an official from the Ministry of Mines and...

Korean Firm Unveils Energy Project

South Korean firm SK E&S Co., Ltd this week unveiled a project to build a liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Cambodia. The company, an...

Korea To Support Coffee Production In Northeast

The Korean International Cooperation Agency (Koica) last week unveiled a project to boost coffee production in Mondulkiri province, in the country’s northeast. The agency said...

Salt Yields Hampered By Labour Shortages

The Ministry of Industry and Handicrafts is holdings discussions with other ministries to find solutions to some of the challenges salt production faces in...

Ministry Encourages Planting Of Japonica Rice

The Ministry of Agriculture is encouraging companies and farmers to begin planting Japonica rice after a series of tests show it can be grown...

ADB Approves $7.6 Million Loan For Solar

In a bid to promote the development of renewable energies in the Kingdom, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) on Friday approved a $7.64-million loan...

Solar must be prioritised over hydropower – association

With the country currently struggling with its power supply, Cambodia must prioritise the development of solar energy facilities over hydropower dams, the Solar Energy...

Local Pork Prices Rise Following Vietnam Import Ban

Pork prices have surged since Vietnam, the Kingdom’s biggest supplier for the meat, reported an outbreak of African Swine Fever (ASF). Following a ban on...

Plans To Export Longan To Thailand Well Under Way

Cambodia hopes to start exporting longan to Thailand in the near future, with the two countries planning to sign an agreement on phytosanitary requirements. Longan...

Battambang Oranges Next In line For GI

Oranges from Battambang and Pursat may become the next product to be awarded geographical indication (GI) status in Cambodia, with the Minister of Commerce...

Kampot Pepper Production To Reach 90 Tonnes

Production of renowned Kampot pepper, one of Cambodia’s only two products to be registered as a Geographical Indication in the European Union, will increase...

Palm Sugar Association To Expand Supply Chain

The Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Promotion Association on Monday announced that it is planning to add four new communes to its supply chain. The decision...

Cambodia Grew 7.5 Pct In 2018: World Bank

The Cambodian economy expanded by 7.5 percent last year, according to the World Bank’s Cambodia Economic Update, released on Monday. This better-than-expected growth was driven...

Cambodia Asked To Join WEF Digital Growth Project

The World Economic Forum has requested Cambodia’s participation in an Asean-wide programme to promote digital development and electronic payments. During a meeting Tuesday with Pan...

Rubber Production Up 32 Percent

Rubber production increased by 32 percent in the first quarter of the year, with most of it shipped abroad, according to the latest official...

National Economy To Slow To 7 pct: WB

Cambodia’s economy will continue to experience robust growth, but will expand at a slower pace than last year due to weaker external demand, the...

Confirel To Sell Salt To French Brand

Local firm Confirel will sell 100 tonnes of organic salt products to France-based Le Guerandais. Confirel says the order will boost recognition of Cambodian salt...

More Than $120 Million Raised At CSX

Since its creation in 2012, listed companies have raised more than $120 million at the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX), making the local bourse a...

Ministers Approve Draft Petroleum Law

The Council of Ministers on Friday approved a draft of the Law on Petroleum and Petroleum Production Management which aims to manage Cambodia’s oil...

Kampong Speu Palm Sugar Earns PGI Status In Europe

Kampong Speu province’s palm sugar this week was awarded geographical indication status in the European Union. The European Commission on Tuesday announced that Kampong Speu...

Economy To Grow At 7 Percent This Year: ADB

Cambodia’s economy is projected to grow at 7 percent this year and will slow down slightly in 2020 following a deceleration of economic growth...

Government To Drop VAT On Agricultural Exports

Local firms will no longer be charged value-added tax (VAT) on exports of agricultural goods, Prime Minister Hun Sen announced Friday. The premier said dropping...

Commerce Minister Pitches For More US Investments

Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak is urging more American companies to follow in the footsteps of Coca Cola Company and invest in Cambodia. Mr Sorasak...

Sela Pepper Eyes New Markets In Asia And Europe

With Cambodian pepper gaining popularity across the globe, Sela Pepper, the largest local exporter, is planning a considerable increase in international shipments in the...

EU Funding For Fisheries Programme Confirmed

On Monday, European Union ambassador George Edgar confirmed funding for a $98 million project to support the local fisheries sector from 2019 to 2023. During...

USAID Kicks Off Women Empowerment Project

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) yesterday launched ‘Women Entrepreneurs Act’, or ‘WE Act’, a project to empower young women in Cambodia’s...

Self-improvement A Must To Compete Abroad, Minister Tells Agriculture Firms

Local players in agribusiness must strive to become more efficient and productive while also upping the quality and safety standards of their products, Minister...

Japanese Companies Expand Operations In Cambodia

Two of the largest Japanese firms with operations in the Kingdom are planning to build new facilities at Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone (PPSEZ). Nippon...

Public-Private Sector Forum To Be Held This Month

Business leaders will have a chance this month to discuss with public officials the most relevant issues affecting the sector at the Public-Private Sector...

Public Bidding Opens For 60-megawatt Solar Project

With the Kingdom aiming to increase its energy output, the government is calling on private firms to enter the bidding process for the construction...

Investment Law To Be Revised

The government is gathering input from the private sector and development partners to amend the country’s Investment Law and make the country a more...
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