Thai businesses urged to invest more in Cambodia

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Manet encouraged Thai entrepreneurs to explore additional trade and investment opportunities in his country.

Cambodia’s footwear exports fall 21.4% in 2023 to $1.3 bn

Cambodia generated over $1.36 billion last year from the export of footwear, gaiters and related products—a year-on-year (YoY) decline of 21.4 per cent, according to the General Department of Customs and Excise.

Cambodia Looks to the Future By Luring Back Western Investors

The IMF sees significant downside risks as Cambodia slips on corruption index.

Cambodia attracts fixed-asset investment worth over $187 mn in Jan

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) recently said the country attracted fixed-asset investment of over $187 million in January this year.

Cambodia’s economy projected to have grown by 5.3% in 2023: IMF

Cambodia’s economy is projected to have grown by 5.3 per cent last year, fuelled by a resurgence in tourism and strong performance in non-garment exports, according to the International Monetary Fund.

Japan’s JCCI keen to expand investment in textile OEMs in Cambodia

The Japanese Chamber of Commerce and Industry recently expressed interest in expanding investment in original equipment manufacturers for the textile sector in Cambodia.

Surge in visitors and revenue at Angkor park

The famed Angkor Archaeological Park recorded 115,532 foreign visitors in January 2024, up 49% from 77,436 in the same month 2023, said a news release.

Cambodia launches its first car brand, sort of

GTV Motor – the Asian nation's first car brand – says its new factory is planned to open early in 2024, where it will build five new models. But they're not the company's own designs.

Overcoming constraints to inclusive growth in Cambodia

Cambodia aspires to attain upper middle-income status by 2030 and high-income status by 2050. To realise these ambitions, the country must address specific challenges hindering inclusive, sustainable and resilient growth.

Cambodia Microfinance Association Findings Mark Retreat From Poverty Reduction Claims

The country’s recent microcredit boom has highlighted the wide gap between the theory of microfinance and its reality.

Cambodian trade bodies, French firms sign 6 MoUs

Six MoUs were signed at the 'French-Cambodian Business Forum' in Paris between Cambodian trade bodies and French firms.

Cambodia-Vietnam trade surges to nearly US$6.6bil 2023

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and Vietnam has maintained steady growth, reaching nearly US$6.6 billion in 2023, an increase of more than 7% compared to 2022.

Sunview in talks on proposed renewable energy project in Cambodia

Renewable energy player Sunview Group Bhd, through wholly owned subsidiary Fabulous Sunview Sdn Bhd, has signed an agreement with Cambodian partners for the proposed development of a renewable energy project.

Energy claim talks with Cambodia to start

Thailand and Cambodia will hold talks about a 26,000-square-kilometre energy-rich area in the Gulf of Thailand claimed by both countries on Feb 7.

Cambodia chalks up ten million Bakong digital currency accounts

The central bank is focusing on internationalizing its blockchain-based payment system.

Cambodia attracts FDI worth $4.92 bn in 2023, up 22% YoY

Cambodia attracted fixed-asset investment of $4.92 billion from abroad last year—up by 22 per cent over 2022's $4.03 billion.

Fashion Production’s Climate Crisis in 4 Graphs

As 2023’s COP28 parley fades into the rear view, we share in four graphs the key findings from our “Higher Ground?” reports published in September.

Cambodia Casino Accuses over 800 Alleged Journalists of Bribery

The country’s Ministry of Information is collaborating with some of the accused individuals to determine the severity of the situation and ensure the integrity of media representatives.

Danger in job offers in Cambodia that seem too good: Thai Embassy

Thais are being warned of job scams in Cambodia that could lead to them being forced into call-centre servitude.

Naga 2021 share awards deferred again as ‘prudent’ step

Awards announced in 2021 totalling just over 10.2 million shares for directors at Hong Kong-listed casino operator NagaCorp Ltd, and 9 million shares for what bourse rules classify as non-connected participants, have been put back again.

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China’s Naval Base In Cambodia Undergoes Rapid Construction; Can Host An Aircraft Carrier – Satellite Images Reveal

In what appears to be another step towards realizing Chinese ambitions in the Indo-Pacific, a new set of satellite images reveals that the country has, since 2020, made progress toward constructing a naval base in Cambodia, with several structures now nearing completion.