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Cambodia’s Milled Rice Export Drops 3 Percent in First Quarter

AKP Phnom Penh, April 21, 2018 – Cambodia has exported some 166,678 tons of milled rice to foreign markets in the first quarter of this year, a 3.4 percent decrease if compared to the same period last year

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Noticeable Rise of Apartments in Phnom Penh

AKP Phnom Penh, April 12, 2018 – The number of apartments in Phnom Penh has remarkably increased, according to local media reports. As quoted in the source, Director General of Century 21 Mekong Mr. Chrek Soknim said that as of the first trimester of 2018, Phnom Penh endorsed a total 365 apartment projects

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Buy Cambodian Campaign Launched in Kampong Chhnang Province

AKP Phnom Penh, April 06, 2018 – The Third Season of Buy Cambodian Campaign was launched in Kampong Chhnang province on April 5 under the presidency of H.E. Yim Chhay Ly, Deputy Prime Minister, Chairman of the Council for Agricultural and Rural Development

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Cambodia To Open More Trade Centres in China

AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2018 – Royal Government of Cambodia is opening more trade centres at big cities of the People’s Republic of China to showcase Cambodian products.

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Construction of China-invested US$20-milion Cassava Processing Plant in Kratie Province Begins

AKP Phnom Penh, April 02, 2018 – A Chinese firm – Green Leader (Cambodia) Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Hong Kong-based Green Leader Holdings Group – has organised a groundbreaking ceremony to build a US$20-million cassava processing plant in Kratie province

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Only Seven MFIs Qualified to Accept Clients’ Deposits

AKP Phnom Penh, March 30, 2018 – As of March, apart from commercial banks, National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has qualified only seven microfinance institutions (MFIs) to accept deposits, according to its press release.

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An American Large Firm Pledges More Purchase of Cambodian Garment Products

AKP Phnom Penh, March 21, 2018 – VF Corporation, a leading American company, has promised to buy more Cambodian textile and garment products. The promise was made by visiting Mr. Bradford van Voorhees, Senior Manager, VF Global Responsible Sourcing, during his courtesy call on Cambodian Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng in Phnom Penh [...]

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China’s US$20 Million Investment in Luxurious Wood Plantation in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 21, 2018 – China has invested US$20 million to plant a kind of luxurious wood called Thnong for their heartwood on a total 500 hectares of land plot in Pursat province.

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Phnom Penh Hosts First-Ever Cambodia and China International Trade Fair

AKP Phnom Penh, March 20, 2018 – Phnom Penh has hosted the first-ever Cambodia and China international trade fair aiming to expand investment potential among companies and entrepreneurs of the two countries.

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A Big Hong Kong’s Business Delegation Explores Investment Opportunities in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, March 20, 2018 – A big business delegation from Hong Kong Special Administrative Region has come to learn about investment opportunities in Cambodia.

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Commerce Ministry Holds Rattanakiri Trade Fair 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, March 16, 2018 – The Rattanakiri Trade Fair 2018 has been taking place in Banlung city of Rattanakiri northeastern province, from Mar. 14 to 18, according to the Ministry of Commerce in a news release.

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A Big Cassava Processing Factory To Be Built in April

AKP Phnom Penh, March 14, 2018 – GreenLeader, a Chinese agro-industrial company, will build a big cassava processing factory in a north-eastern province of Cambodia in April, according to the Ministry of Commerce’s news release.

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Cambodia Makes US$7.6 Billion from Exports of Garment and Footwear Products in 2017

AKP Phnom Penh, March 13, 2018 — Cambodia generated more than US$7.6 billion from exporting garment and footwear products last year. The figure was shared by Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Its Samheng during the ministry’s annual meeting here in Phnom Penh yesterday.

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Cambodia Seeks New Market for Kampot Pepper

AKP Phnom Penh, March 12, 2018 – Cambodia has been working hard to expand the market for its potential products, including Kampot Pepper.

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Cambodia’s Membership of Geneva Act of Lisbon Agreement

AKP Phnom Penh, March 12, 2018 – Minister of Commerce H.E. Pan Sorasak has led a Cambodian delegation for a trip to the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) in Geneva of Switzerland whose main purpose is to deposit Cambodia’s instrument of ratification to become a member of the Geneva Act of the Lisbon Agreement

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Commerce Ministry To Host Cambodian Product Trade Fair in Kampong Chhnang Province in April

AKP Phnom Penh, March 07, 2018 – The Ministry of Commerce will host a Cambodian product trade fair at Cambodia-Japan Friendship Car Park in Kampong Chhnang province, from April 5 to 9, 2018, said the ministry in an announcement.

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Cambodia Has Over 12,000 Formal and Almost 570,000 Informal Enterprises

AKP Phnom Penh, March 06, 2018 – Cambodia has registered 12,287 formal and 569,688 informal enterprises as of 2018. The update was shared by the Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng during a recent get-together chaired by Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen

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Different ‘My First Stock’ in 2018

AKP Phnom Penh, March 06, 2018 – Unlike the previous years, Cambodia’s stock market exhibition called ‘My First Stock’ 2018 has introduced initiatives to not only build trust among customers, but also to make the transaction more accessible.

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February Alone, Cambodia Licences 15 New Companies to Operate in the Country

AKP Phnom Penh, March 03, 2018 – For February alone, Royal Government of Cambodia granted licences to 15 new private companies to operate in Cambodia. The update has been shared recently by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC).

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Investment Partnership in China for Private Sector

AKP Phnom Penh, February 12, 2018 — Ministry of Commerce is calling for relevant traders and business people wishing to seek investment partnership in China to apply for the opportunity from now until late May.

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MoU on Agarwood between Cambodian and Thai Companies Signed

AKP Phnom Penh, February 08, 2018 – A Memorandum of Understanding of Trade and Management of Agarwood Agreement between Thoub Chankrassna Khmer Co., Ltd, a local company, and Thailand-based First Capital Global Co., Ltd. was signed here Wednesday.

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Cambodia’s Fourth, but Biggest Cement Manufacturing Opened

AKP Phnom Penh, February 08, 2018 — The fourth, but biggest cement manufacturing in Cambodia officially kick-starts its operation in Banteay Meas district, Kampot province today under honourable auspices of Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

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Thailand Promotes its Products in Cambodia

AKP Phnom Penh, February 02, 2018 – “Top Thai Brands 2018″- an annual fair of Thai branded products, began yesterday evening at Koh Pich Convention and Exhibition Centre, Phnom Penh under the presidency of H.E. Sam Sereyrath, Under Secretary of State for Commerce.

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