Singapore Business Federation Visits Khmer Enterprise To Understand Cambodia’s Startup and...

Khmer Enterprise organised a seminar in collaboration with the Young Entrepreneurs Association and Khmer Times during the visit of the Singapore Business Federation (SBF)...

Singapore Business Federation (SBF) Surprised By Cambodia’s Development

Singapore business delegates who are in Cambodia on a week-long fact-finding mission to look at investment opportunities have expressed optimism about the potential. Aquarii BD...

Singapore Business Investment Forum (SBIF) Launches in Cambodia

The newly launched Cambodian-based Singapore Business Investment Forum (SBIF) is a business group that aims to support Singaporean businesses in the Kingdom and serve...

Realestate.com.kh Shares Insights On Cambodian Real Estate With SBF

Tom O’Sullivan, CEO of realestate.com.kh, presented an overview of the Cambodian real estate market to a delegation from the Singapore Business Federation on August...

Cambodia-Thai ASEAN Freight Rail Link Opened

After many years of delays and speculation, the Thailand - Cambodia ASEAN freight Rail Link finally opened for cargo services on the 26th of...

Unveiling Cambodia’s Thriving Consumer Culture 2023

Discover Cambodia's consumer habits in the Consumer Report 2023 which covers a range of insights from societal perspectives on travel, health and wellness, beauty,...

Q&A: New Sub-Decree on Investment Law 2021

On June 26, 2023, the Royal Government of Cambodia adopted Sub-Decree 139 to implement the country's Law on Investment, which was passed on October...

Cambodian Government To Subsidise $150M For Stabilising Electricity Tariffs in 2023

The Cambodian government has continued to stabilise electricity tariffs by subsidising $150 million for the state-owned Electricité du Cambodge (EDC) in 2023, with the...

2023 Handbook on Investing in Cambodia Released

The "Handbook on Investing in Cambodia" was launched to provide local and international investors with critical knowledge about Cambodia's investment landscape. The 45-page book...

Travel & Leisure Asia Select Their Top Cambodian Hotels For Luxury...

Online travel website Travel & Leisure Asia has selected their top Cambodian city hotels under a range of categories, as well as awarded the...

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...

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...

GIZ Explains The Invest In Banteay Meanchey Project

GIZ has worked with the Banteay Meanchey provincial administration to launch a dynamic new website to promote investment and utilise geospatial information technology. Dr...

The Potential of Investing in Cambodian Sustainable Bonds

In a recently held "The Potential of Investing in Cambodia Sustainable Bond" workshop, leading figures from the financial sector and government aimed to raise...

More Air Transport Routes Are Reaching The Kingdom – More Needs...

The return of tourism post-pandemic has been one of the most hotly debated topics in 2023, and although the region has seen a recovery,...

World Bank Bullish On Cambodian Economy

The World Bank increased its financial outlook for the Kingdom of Cambodia in May 2023 under its Cambodia Economic Update and raised its growth...

Cambodian Maritime Infrastructure Projects Cruising Forward

A flurry of announcements from the government has provided updates on several maritime infrastructure projects, including seaports and coastal logistics centres with total investments...

Samaiden to Develop Renewable Energy Projects in Cambodia with Royal Group...

Samaiden Energy (Cambodia) Co Ltd, a subsidiary of Samaiden Group Bhd, has signed a memorandum of understanding with Royal Group Co Ltd, Management Venture...

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...

New Biochar Production Facility Funded In Cambodia

A diverse group of companies have joined up to open a new biochar plant in Cambodia. Payments provider Klarna, carbon asset management specialist Carbonaires, and...

B2B Cambodia Makeover 2023 Press Launch Q&A

Following on from the successful press event launch announcing the exciting investment and changes to B2B Cambodia last week, here is the Q&A held...

B2B Cambodia Set For Cutting-edge Makeover – Launches Cambodia Business Awards

Cambodian Investment Management and Online Real Estate, the owner of Realestate.com.kh, have together formed the new B2B Cambodia. Cambodian Investment Management will make a...

New Cambodia Geographical Indication (GI) Products

The Ministry of Commerce of Cambodia and the Department of Intellectual Property have marked World Intellectual Property Day by confirming three new GI products;...

Transport & Logistics Forum 2023 – Key Lessons For Cambodia’s Development...

Eurocham organised the Transport & Logistics Forum 2023 in April 2023 which featured Cambodian Minister of Public Works & Transport, H.E. Sun Chanthol, presenting...

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...

Cambodia Inks Deal With IFC To Develop New Sihanoukvlle Logistics Hub

The Cambodian Ministry of Public Works and Transport has established a public-private partnership (PPP) for a logistics complex in Sihanoukville province and signed a...

Cambodia New Year 2023 – A Reflection

With the 2023 Cambodian New Year (or 2566 in the Buddhist calendar) behind us, it was clear that celebrations were on a grander scale...

What Does The UK Developing Countries Trading Scheme Mean for Cambodia?

On 28 March 2023, the United Kingdom implemented its Developing Countries Trading Scheme (DCTS) in Cambodia. This replaces the UK’s Generalised Scheme of Preferences...

Can Cambodia Be a Successful Renewable Energy Exporter?

News broke last week that Cambodia could potentially be exporting renewable energy to Singapore over the next decade, in the same week Cambodia's Ministry...

Cambodia SME Export Talk 10 – What Did We Learn?

EuroCham and ARISE+ held the Cambodia SME Export Talk recently. The series started in 2021 "with the goal of enhancing SME capabilities to export...

Mekong Tourism Forum 2023 Confirmed To Take Place In Sihanoukville April...

The 2023 Mekong Tourism Forum (MTF 2023), which is hosted by the Ministry of Tourism of Cambodia and co-organised by the Mekong Tourism Coordinating...

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...

2023 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index Confirms More Headwinds

Cambodia ranked 38th out of 50 countries on the latest 2023 Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, with close to 70% of global logistics executives...

Cambodia Economic Review 2022

With the final economic data still to be released for 2022 pending Q4 results, we take a look at the economic data released thus...

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...

Tanncam Invests In Digital Classified Group, Parent Company Of Realestate.com.kh

Tanncam Investment Pte. Ltd., a Singapore-based private equity and venture capital firm, has invested in Digital Classified Group (DCG), a leading Australian-based property company...

Cambodia And UK Plan To Increase Trade & Investment

The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce has announced that Cambodia and the UK plan to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote joint trade...

AmCham Hosting “The Rise of Capital Markets and Venture Capital in...

The American Chamber of Chamber of Commerce in Cambodia is holding a special full-day “The Rise of Capital Markets and Venture Capital in Cambodia”...

Cambodian Banking Systems Continue Digitalisation and Push For Innovation

Hardly a week passes without one of the many many Cambodian banks announcing it's navigating the digital landscape, it's a key area every bank...

Jebsen & Jessen Group To Offer Netafim’s Agricultural Solutions in Cambodia

Turf & Irrigation (JJ T&I), a division of the Technology business unit of industrial conglomerate Jebsen & Jessen Group, has signed an exclusive agreement...

Single Portal Passes 18,000 Total Registrations

Online business registrations on the Cambodian government's Single Portal have now surpassed 18,000 in total since it was implemented in mid-2020. In the four months...

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...

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...

What are Cambodia’s Oil & Gas Plans?

The Kingdom has imported oil & gas products worth $2.84 billion in the first three quarters of 2022, and with the commodity prices facing...

ADB Mantains Strong GDP Forecast for Cambodia in 2022

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has reiterated its forecast for the Kingdom's economic growth at 5.3 per cent in 2022, however, it slightly dropped...

Indonesia Urges Enhanced Collaboration Among ASEAN Nations

The close relationship between all ASEAN member nations needs to strengthen people-to-people contact in the economic field, such as cooperation between communities considering that...

Cambodia Remains the EU’s Largest Bicycle Exporter in 2022

Cambodia exported $505 million worth of bicycle goods to the European Union in the first half of 2022, Cambodia’s Office of the Council of...

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd Acquires Cambodian Corporate Stores

Domino’s Pizza Enterprises (DPE) announced it has acquired the existing Domino’s Pizza businesses in Cambodia, Malaysia, and Singapore for USD $214 million. The Domino’s store...

Cambodia Young Entrepreneur Awards 2022

The Cambodia Young Entrepreneur Awards 2022 has started accepting applications starting and will do so until the 16th of September 2022. The CYE Awards launched...

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...

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...

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...
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