Star Auto’s Mercedes-Benz Dealership Opening Next Week

Star Auto (Cambodia), the Kingdom’s authorised Mercedes-Benz general distributors, will officially open the doors of their new Phnom Penh Autohaus with a grand opening...

German Firm Signs Industry Pact With Kerry Worldbridge Logistics

Cambodia-based Kerry Worldbridge Logistics and InSITE Bavaria yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to conduct a feasibility study to develop the first German-Cambodian industry...

Economic Growth In Thailand For Q4 Falls Short Of Expectation

Thailand’s economy expanded less than expected in the last quarter of 2016 and the government left its forecast for growth this year unchanged, indicating...

First They Killed My Father Netflix Film Premieres In Siem Reap

The Cambodian premiere of First They Killed My Father took place at the Terrace of the Elephants at the Angkor Wat temple complex in...

A Question Of Ethics In the Cambodian IT Industry

The pervasiveness of software piracy in Cambodia and the lack of ethical behaviour in the industry is a theme raised repeatedly by our contributors...

Private Sector Struck By Electricity Costs, Say Industry Leaders

The high cost of electricity is draining the competitiveness of the private sector, industry leaders said during the Cambodia International Business Summit yesterday, while...

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...

New Generation Of Cambodian Shoppers Looking Past Brands

Cambodian millennials are not particularly loyal to brands, and actively seek out new shops and products that off a personalised experience, a study conducted...

Aid Agencies Agree To Help Grow Cambodia’s Agriculture Sector

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) jointly agreed yesterday in an agreement to earmark...

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...

Chinese Company To Dive Deep Into Cambodia’s Fish Market

The Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries signed an agreement yesterday with China Ocean Fishing Holding Limited (COFL) to start a $100 million joint...

Siem Reap To Host LDC Roundtable Trade Meeting

Cambodia has been selected to chair the Global Coordination Bureau of the Least Developed Countries (LDCs), with Siem Reap hosting a roundtable meeting to...

Bangladesh Looking To Sew Up Better Trade Ties With Cambodia

The inaugural Bangladesh Trade and Investment Conference was held in Phnom Penh yesterday, with the South Asian nation looking to establish a joint trade...

Swedish Trade Deal Pursued By Cambodia

Cambodia is pushing Sweden to increase imports of its milled rice, with Prime Minister Hun Sen asking his Swedish counterpart Stefan Lofven at the...

Solar-Powered SEZ Planned For Kampong Chhnang Province

Tenants of an industrial park, to be built through a joint venture between Cambodian and South Korean investors on a 102-hectares plot in Rolea...

Car Sales Revving Up In The Kingdom

The sales of cars in Cambodia – both old and new – experienced a remarkable increase last year, with no signs of taking the...

SEARA Sports Offers Stand Up Health Solution For Office Workers

Sitting for the majority of the workday is what most office jobs afford – an accepted standard amongst professionals. But a wealth of reports...

Private Sector Gathers To Discuss Upcoming Minimum Wage Law

The upcoming Minimum Wage Law is likely to be adopted in a sector-by-sector basis, with construction and hospitality being the first industries affected by...

Contract Farming A Potential Saviour For Rice Farmers

The current struggles of Cambodia’s rice industry could be alleviated by a contract farming model, according to agricultural experts from Hong Kong-based independent think...

Coca-Cola Open New $100 Million Production Plant In PPSEZ

American beverage giants Coca-Cola officially opened their new $100 million production plant on Monday with a ceremony presided over by Prime Minister Hun Sen, who revealed...

Law Institution To Open In Cambodia For Chinese Business Arbitration

With Chinese-Cambodian relations continuing to prosper and Chinese investments pouring in to the Kingdom, a China-ASEAN Law Cooperation Institution will be opened in Cambodia...

Cambodia Showcases Opportunities For Chinese Investors

Representatives from over 200 Chinese companies attended the Cambodia-China Business Forum yesterday at Garden City Hotel on the outskirts of Phnom Penh to discuss...

Angkor Gold Agrees To Share Buyback

Canadian exploration company Angkor Gold announced this week that it agreed to an all-shares buyback of the net smelter return (NSR) interests on the...

Vietnamese Oil Firm Will Enter Next Exploratory Phase As Scheduled

A government official announced yesterday that PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) remains on track to fulfill its agreement to explore Block XV in Kampong...

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...

Chinese Group To Invest $1.5 Billion In Phnom Penh Satellite City

A $1.5-billion deal is being prepared for signature between Cambodian conglomerate LYP Group and China Minsheng Investment Group (CMIG), which will see the development...

GE Looks To Power Up Cambodian Electricity Supply

Cambodia’s goal of total nationwide electrification and carbon emission reduction of three million tonnes annually by 2035 will be kept firmly on track by...

The Spice Is Right For Vast Mondulkiri Pepper Plantation

A 1,000-hectare estate in Mondulkiri province is being developed by Welt Bio Co Ltd, a wholly-owned local subsidiary of South Korean confectionary giant Sam...

Delay Loan Repayments For Rice Farmers, Asks PM

A slowdown in demand for paddy rice on the global market has seen prices drop in Cambodia, with Prime Minister Hun Sen calling on...

Steel Mill Discussed For Sihanoukville Industrial Park

Sihanoukville Special Economic Zone (SSEZ) may play host to a new steel mill built and run by a Chinese company, SSEZ’s marketing department chief...

Cambodia’s Financial Sector Assisted By ADB Loan

Cambodia’s financial sector was given a boost on Friday following the approval of a $40 million loan and a $600,000 technical assistance grant by...

Growth To Continue In Cambodia’s Manufacturing Sector

The number of new factories opening in Cambodia during the first nine months of 2016 has risen by 11 percent compared to the same...

Cambodia’s Inaugural SME Park Set For Kandal Province

WorldBridge International (Cambodia) revealed plans on Friday to build the Kingdom’s first industrial park for small and medium-sized enterprises in Kandal province, following the...

Cambodian Products Chasing GI Status From The EU

Four Cambodian products could join Kampot pepper in receiving geographical indication (GI) status from the EU, the Ministry of Commerce revealed on Tuesday. Kampot salt,...

Date Palm Industry Set To Take Root In Cambodia

Date palm cultivation will be introduced to Cambodia following the signing of a memorandum of understanding yesterday between local firm Kheng Lay Co Ltd...

Chinese Cities To Host Cambodian Commercial Centers

The Chinese cities of Beijing, Shanghai and Guangzhou will each have a commercial centre established to promote Cambodian exports and culture, according to a...

Garments And Construction Engines Of Cambodia’s Robust Growth: WB

Despite a number of challenges—such as the uncertainty of upcoming elections, the envisioned E.U.-Vietnam free-trade deal and a rising US dollar—the outlook for Cambodia’s...

Japan Focused On Developing Mekong Supply Chain

Japanese firms are building factories and industrial parks in Cambodia to feed the increasingly complex supply chains of goods manufactured for consumer markets in...

Mesco Gold Awarded First Mining Licence

The government has just issued the first commercial mining licence, marking a milestone for Cambodia’s nascent mining industry. Mesco Gold, the recipient of the licence,...

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...

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...

PPSP Financial Reports Show Decline In Revenue

Phnom Penh SEZ—which trades on the Cambodian Securities Exchange (CSX) as PPSP—released its audited 2015 annual report and 2016 half-year financials yesterday, showing declines...

Nike Opens First Retail Store In Phnom Penh

American sporting goods giant Nike recently opened its first official retail store in Cambodia, underscoring the Kingdom’s economic development and its ability to attract...

Disney Buys Carbon Credits In Mondulkiri

In a bid to offset its global carbon footprint, The Walt Disney Company has purchased $2.6 million in carbon credits in the forests of...

Economic Growth To Remain Robust: IMF

Cambodia's economy continues to perform strongly, with an outlook that remains broadly positive, although rapid credit growth could pose a threat to economic and...

Cambodian Delegation Seeks Increased Korean Investment

A delegation of Cambodian investment officials and high-profile businessmen held a seminar yesterday in Seoul, South Korean, aimed at informing Korean investors of the...

Construction Of Giant Coal Plan Continues As Scheduled

Construction of the massive coal-fired power plant being built in Preah Sihanouk, known as the CIIDG Erdos Hongjun Electric Power plant, will reach the midway point...

GTI Reports Bullish Gains

Grand Twins International (GTI), the only publicly traded garment company in Cambodia, reported hefty earnings for the first quarter of the year. In a quarterly report...

PPSEZ’s IPO Roadshow Gets Underway

Phnom Penh SEZ Plc, launched its IPO public roadshow yesterday, hoping to raise up to $11.6 million. The company intends to float around 11.6 million...

Massive Sugar Mill To Begin Operations

Rui Feng (Cambodia), a Chinese agricultural company, inaugurated its $360  million sugar mill in Preah Vihear province yesterday. The factory has the capacity to process...

Cambodia’s First SEZ With Customs Bonded Area

Charles Esterhoy is the Chief Operations Officer at Kerry Worldbridge Special Economic Zone, Cambodia’s first customs bonded warehouse zone, whose groundbreaking ceremony took place...

Rice Federation Meets With Gov’t, Mulls Consortium

Representatives of the Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) met yesterday with Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol to discuss ways of helping the country's troubled rice industry,...

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...

The Benefits Of A SEZ With Bonded Warehouse

In July of this year, Kerry Worldbridge Logistics held the groundbreaking ceremony for the Kerry Wordbridge Special Economic Zone (KWB SEZ), an economic zone...

Cambodia’s First Customs Bonded Warehouse Zone

Key government officials and business leaders celebrated this week the opening of the first Customs Bonded Warehouse Zone in Cambodia.   The Kerry Worldbridge Special Economic Zone...

Less Risk Equals More FDI, Says PPSEZ COO

Charles Esterhoy, Chief Operating Officer of Phnom Penh Special Economic Zone, says PPSEZ can relate to the Cambodian government’s current growing pains as it...
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