Cambodia Post resumes international deliveries

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Cambodia Post announced this week that it had resumed international delivery services, after suspending the services in April 2020 due to the ongoing pandemic.

In April, the director-general of Cambodia Post, Ork Bora, said the suspension of services was due to the number of flights cancelled globally. However, Bora confirmed this week that some services had resumed after a deal had been signed with a new air carrier.

Where can you ship to with Cambodia Post?

Cambodia Post said it will ship mail and packages to some Asia-Pacific and Middle Eastern countries, these include:

  • Australia
  • China
  • Hong Kong
  • Taiwan
  • Japan
  • South Korea
  • Israel
  • Singapore
  • UAE
  • Vietnam
  • Thailand

In addition, it could also now ship to:

European countries:

  • Austria
  • Belgium
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • Switzerland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Italy
  • Netherlands
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Sweden
  • Spain
  • UK

North American countries:

  • US
  • Canada

Cambodia Post pricing during COVID-19

Cambodia Post said the rated would increase from August 2020 by as much as $8 per kg for the duration of COVID-19 using it’s EMS (Express Mail Service).

The demand is obviously high- on Monday 3rd August 2020 when services resumed, Cambodia Post received 2,810kg of mail from 373 customers.

“We expect our revenue to remain strong or register an upward spiral towards our $1 million per month ambition by virtue of the substantial Covid-19 era surge in online orders,” Bora said. Cambodia Post earned more than $2.65 million from January – June 2020.

In 2019 it earned revenues of between $11-12 million (which was a decrease from $13.81 million revenue total in 2018).

In July 2020, the Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MPT) said it is also reviewing and revising a draft law on the Cambodian postal sector. In 2020, there are more than 40 postal service providers licensed in Cambodia.

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