Tax Forum 2023: Panel Discussion on Cambodian Tax Incentives

The Malaysian Business Chamber of Commerce (MBCC), with support from the General Department of Taxation (GDT), organised a Cambodian Tax Forum 2023 at the...

Fiber Optic Cable Company ‘Telcotech’ Lists Second $20M Bond On Cambodia...

Telcotech Ltd, a telecom infrastructure company under the Royal Group of Companies, has launched its official USD $20 million bond on the Cambodia Securities...

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...

Gasoline Retail Prices Creep Up In The Kingdom

Retail prices for gasoline have gradually increased by approximately 5 percent since December last year, raising concern from motorists that prices will hit the ceiling...

Destination Mekong Summit 2023: Shaping The Future Of Sustainable Tourism

The Destination Mekong Summit 2023 (DMS23) was held from December 6-7 in a hybrid online and offline format at the OCIC Sales Centre in...

Solar Power Lights Up Cambodia’s Villages

Solar home systems are an appropriate solution to provide affordable, reliable and clean electricity in rural Cambodia, and the Green Microfinance Programme assists villagers...

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...

Port Of Sihanoukville Poised For Double Digit Growth

In the bay of Kompong Som of the Cambodian coast facing the Gulf of Thailand, sits state-owned Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS), biding its time...

Agricultural Sector Welcomes New $15m Fund

A new partnership between the US Agency for International Development Credit Authority (DCA) and three local microfinance institutions (MFIs) will see the creation of a...

Region Backs Safe Food Strategy

Agriculture ministers in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) on Friday endorsed a five-year strategy and action plan to build a region-wide food safety system. The...

Summing Up Hun Manet’s Business Engagements: BRI Summit 2023

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet travelled to Beijing, China, to participate in the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) Summit held from October 17-18, 2023....

Government Bonds To Enter Market By 2022

The government on Friday reiterated its intention of issuing sovereign bonds, and said they will become available to investors in the next four to...

Japan-bound Khmer Palm Oil Set For Next Year

A proposed deal between a Japanese company and a local agricultural conglomerate will result in the first shipment of Cambodian palm oil to the...

Cambodia Sees Posiitve Trade Growth in Q3 2022

Cambodia has seen continued positive trade growth in 2022, with trade reaching USD $41 billion by the end of Q3 2022 and exports surpassing...

ADB Continues To Support Disaster Management

In order to aid the inclusive and sustainable development of the country, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will continue to support Cambodia in improving...

Haidilao Hotpot Set To Enter Cambodia In Soon To Arrive Prince...

The international hotpot chain Haidilao is poised to expand its reach into Cambodia, with plans to open a new branch in Phnom Penh in...

Heifer, Khmer Organic To build Up Organic Agriculture

Heifer International Cambodia and Khmer Organic Cooperative last Friday signed a collaboration agreement that will give 35,000 smallholder farmers in 64 agricultural communities greater...

Sihanoukville To Welcome Four New Factories

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), the government body in charge of approving private and public investments, has green lighted four new...

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...

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...

Cambodia Growing At 7% On The Back Of Strong Garments, MEF

The Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF) announced earlier this week that Cambodia will grow at a rate of 7 percent for the rest...

Throwing Sand In One’s Own Rice Bowl

A year ago, the European Union offered Cambodia the option of using a unique Harmonised Systems Code (HS Code) for its Jasmine fragrant rice...

New Industrial Park Beckons Japanese Investment

Toyota Tsusho, the distribution arm of Japanese carmaker Toyota, officially launched on Friday its much-awaited Techno Park in Poipet’s Sanco Special Economic Zone, according...

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...

$64 Billion Greater Mekong Subregion Action Plan

Cambodia as a member of the six-nation Greater Mekong Sub-region (GMS) endorsed a five-year action plan framework that includes $64 billion in projects to...

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...

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...

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...

Productivity Boost A Must For Garment And Footwear Sectors

With a new wage hike looming in the horizon, the Cambodian garment and footwear industries need to boost productivity and cut down costs if...

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...

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...

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...

Cambodian General Department of Digital Economy Established

The Cambodian General Department of Digital Economy will set out to work on developing the digital economy in Cambodia and operate under the Ministry...

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...

Business Unfazed By Current Political Strife

The Cambodia Chamber of Commerce yesterday moved to allay fears that ongoing political turmoil could affect the business community, saying no local firms have...

Cambodia Joins Global Real Estate Map

Cambodia is now officially featured in the map of the National Association of Realtors (NAR) after having joined the United States-based organisation last year. Headquartered...

Garment Buyers Asked To Bring In Tech

The government is calling on international buyers to increase investment in the garment and footwear sector and to introduce new technologies to help modernise...

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...

GI Status In Thailand Granted To Cambodian Pepper, Palm Sugar

Kampot pepper and Kampong Speu palm sugar have been awarded Geographical Indication (GI) status in Thailand, under efforts to prevent unscrupulous traders passing off...

Investments In Cambodia Are Safe And Secure, Says Premier

As Cambodia prepares to host the World Economic Forum on ASEAN in May, Prime Minister Hun Sen yesterday made a global call for more investment...

First They Killed My Father Gets Cinema Run

The first public screening of the Khmer-language Netflix film First They Killed My Father was held on Friday in Cambodia exclusively by Westec Media...

Cambodia Key Tax Updates 2023

AmCham recently held the 2023 Tax Updates Forum and guests from DFDL and CamEd Business School discussed the key changes and updates in the...

Crypto Social Trading Exchange MoonXBT Signs MOU with SERC

On the back of the global cryptocurrency platform Binance signing an MoU with the Securities and Exchange Regulator of Cambodia (SERC) earlier in 2022, crypto...

NBC Recruits Banks For QR Code System

A new QR code-based payment system, which is being developed in cooperation with Thailand, will launch next year, representatives of the central bank announced...

Retail Investors On CSX Up 126 Percent

The number of retail investors on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) has more than doubled in 2018 after years of sluggish growth, the stock...

National Grid To Reach All Provinces Next Year

The government says it plans to have all 24 provinces in the country connected to the national grid by 2020. Five provinces still lack access...

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...

PAS’s New Terminal Ready By June

Construction of a new multipurpose seaport terminal in Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (PAS) will be finished in May, according to government officials and port representatives. Speaking...

Cambodia Wants US To Review Trade Deal

Cambodia has suggested that the US review its Generalised System of Preference for Duty-Free and Quota Free (GSP-DFQF), granted to the Kingdom as a...

AmCham Cambodia “Mid-Year Review: Real Estate and Construction Law Update” 2023

On June 23, 2023, AmCham Cambodia hosted its “Mid-Year Review: Real Estate and Construction Law Update” with 70 attendees finding out more about the...

Foreign Investment In Cambodia Up 800% In 10 Years

Foreign investment in Cambodia has risen by 800% over the past decade, according to new data. Multinationals like Starbucks, Samsung Electronics, Toyota Motors, and Nike already have...

NBC Warns Against Online Borrowing

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) yesterday called for citizens to exercise caution when dealing with online and mobile lending companies, as many of...

Palm Farmers Hopeful Of Deal With Unilever

Palm sugar farmers in Kampong Speu are eyeing a deal with consumer goods giant Unilever, as the global firm hopes to source palm sugar...

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...

Cambodian Tourism Business License Fees Return In 2023

The return of tourism and the post-COVID era has seen the reinstatement of the Cambodian tourism business licensing fees in 2023 - these were...

Cambodian Airports Up Passenger Volume By 25%

Cambodia Airports has hit another milestone this year as eight million passengers have accessed the Kingdom’s three international airports. “Today, we have hit the...

Cambodia, Thailand plan QR code-based payment system

Cambodia and Thailand are working on a new electronic payment system based in QR codes that will allow citizens of one country to shop...

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...

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...

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...

Startup Report Sneak Preview Unveiled At Tech Summit

A sneak preview of the upcoming Cambodia Startup Report by Raintree and Mekong Strategic Partners indicates that a larger number of local high-net-worth individuals...

Cambodia-UAE Trade Pact Inked

Cambodia and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) yesterday finally signed an agreement, which took four years to negotiate, to promote and protect business investments...

Cambodia Thanks Australia For Agriculture Support

Cambodia reiterated the important role Australia plays in the development of its agriculture sector and urged leaders of the Commonwealth nation to support the...

AmCham Holds Productive Meeting With PM Hun Manet On Attracting U.S....

The American Chamber of Commerce (AmCham) in Cambodia had its first official meeting with the Cambodian Prime Minister, Hun Manet, on February 1, 2024....

Tariff Relief To Draw In 100 New Shoe Factories

The president of the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) expects that the country can attract about 100 new footwear factories if it gets tariff relief...

Local Bank And MFI Sector Continue Their Meteoric Rise

In 2017 the local financial sector continued the strong growth that has characterised the industry in recent times, with commercial banks and microfinance institutions...

EBA Removal Won’t Affect Development Projects: EU

The potential cancellation of the Everything-but-arms (EBA) scheme will not have an impact on development projects in Cambodia funded by the European Union, according...

Premiere Calls For More Japanese Investment

With the number of Japanese companies settling in the kingdom and creating jobs markedly on the rise, Prime Minister Hun Sen reminded Japanese businesses...

Thailand Warns Of Possible Ban On Cambodian Cassava

Thailand said it is considering imposing a ban on imports of Cambodian cassava following reports that the cassava mosaic virus has been found in...

Opportunities And Barriers In Cambodia’s Solar Market

by Adolfo Perez-Gascon “If countries here adopt clean energy, and they do it the right way, there’s hope for the world,” says Ken Bradley, a...

Hoteliers, Restauraters, Housekeepers, And Baristas Alike To Be Spotlighted At THAIFEX...

Action-packed events, including the THAIFEX - HOREC Academy, the Thailand Ultimate Housekeeping Challenge, and the ASEAN Barista Team Championship will be held at THAIFEX...

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...

Phnom Penh’s New $1.5b Airport Gets The Green Light

The capital will soon be serviced by a new airport, which, according to a recent government announcement, will be built in Kandal province. The project,...

Japanese Residential Building Breaks Ground

L’attrait, a new condominium building funded with $18 million from Japanese investors, broke ground yesterday in Boeung Keng Kang. Standing 26 floors tall, the new...

Digging Into The Health Food Market

Phnom Penh has seen a recent rise in healthy eating cafes and organic cooperatives; it seems as though the health consciousness that has swept...

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...

Banana Exporter Leads The Way In The Chinese Market

Beong Ket Rubber Plantation Company has started banana shipments to the Chinese market, becoming one of the first local companies to export the fruit...

Commerce Minister Calls For Self-reliance

As Cambodia continues its impressive economic development and reaches higher stages of industrialisation and social well-being, there is an urgent need to prepare for...

Foreign Property Ownership in Cambodia – which is best for you?

For a relatively small city, Phnom Penh offers a broad selection of real estate options for foreigners looking to get into the market. From...

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...

Cambodia’s Tourism Ministry Seeks Travel Businesses To Showcase At International Tourism...

The Cambodian Ministry of Tourism announced in early February its intention to participate in the international tourism exhibition ‘ITB Berlin’, scheduled to take place...

Cannabis Crops Could Save Cambodia’s Agricultural Sector

With Cambodia’s traditional cash crops struggling to compete in the global market, harvesting and exporting commercial cannabis could be the solution the Kingdom’s troubled...

World Bank Commits $540m To Cambodia

The World Bank will disburse some $540m from 2018 to 2021 to finance economic development in Cambodia to support the implementation of the government’s Industrial...

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...

From The ‘Valley Of Death’ To Success: Insights From Priya Thachadi...

At CAMESCO 2023, B2B Cambodia spoke with Priya Thachadi, Co-Founder and CEO of Villgro Philippines, an incubator that helps fund and mentor startups addressing...

Business Leaders Gather To Discuss Startup Regulation

Key figures of the country’s startup community gathered yesterday in Phnom Penh to share their views on how the local startup sector should be...

KrisEnergy Nears Agreement For First Offshore Oil Extraction

Terms have been settled between Singapore-listed energy firm KrisEnergy Ltd and the Cambodian government to pave the way towards a production-sharing agreement for the...

FAO-backed Agricultural Sector Survey Kicks Off

The Ministry of Planning in collaboration with the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, and Fisheries will start conducting data surveys on the agriculture and fishery...

Major Event To Promote Cambodian Cuisine And Agriculture

The Cambodia Rice Federation and the Cambodia Tourism Federation announced this morning that they will co-host the Cambodia’s biggest agriculture and food event at the Diamond...

Sihanoukville To Welcome New Marriott Hotel

Local real-estate firm Grand Lion Group reached a deal with US-based Marriott group to manage and operate a new five-star hotel in the coastal...

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...

World Economic Forum On ASEAN Comes Into Focus

Sim Sokheng, the director-general for International Trade at the Ministry of Commerce, revealed last, Tuesday that discussions on trade and industrial development will be...

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...

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...

Cambodia Very Attractive To Belgium Firms

Investors and firms from Belgium have their eyes set on the kingdom due to its advantageous geographical location and investor-friendly policies, said representatives of...

Growth of Cambodian E-commerce Driving Tax Collection

The Cambodian General Department of Taxation (GDT) claims to have collected 214.68 billion riel (USD $53.01 million) in taxes from E-commerce between May 2022...

Cambodian Manufacturing Sector Sees $18.56 Billion Investment Surge In 2023

In 2023, the Cambodian manufacturing sector experienced significant growth, with total investment reaching USD $18.56 billion, marking a 11.2 per cent increase from 2022....

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...

Aviation Sector Sees More Than $3 Billion Investment In Last 20...

In the last 22 years, more than $3 billion has been invested in local air transport infrastructure, according to the latest report from the...

SME Confidence Falls As Big Business Stands Firm: Report

Cambodia’s business confidence index fell by seven percentage points from last year due to global competition, perceived political instability, and a bearish climate due...
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