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Cambodia: Cabinet approves power projects

The Cabinet of ministers approved on Friday two electricity development projects in a bid to address the increasing demand for electricity in the kingdom. The two projects will be a 230-kilowatt transit grid development project from the Ta Tei dam in Koh Kong province as well as a coal-fired electricity plant in Preah Sihanouk province, […]

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Cambodia: Slowdown in port container traffic

The Kingdom’s two main ports reported markedly slower growth in container traffic last year due to a fall in import traffic, although exports of garments and agricultural products continued to rise, according to newly released port data. Total container throughput at Cambodia’s sole deep-sea port, Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP), amounted to 400,187 20-foot-equivalent units, or […]

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Third River Festival Announced on Laos Border

Cambodia’s third annual River Festival will be held near the Laos-Cambodia border this year, with the Tourism Ministry organizing a wider tour through the two countries to coincide with the event, the ministry announced on Tuesday. Chea Bora, a secretary of state at the ministry, said the festival would be held from March 24 to […]

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Cambodia to open new border offices to monitor imports

PHNOM PENH – Six provinces will soon have merchandised quality control offices, also known as sanitation and phyto-sanitation (SPS) offices, to monitor and prevent poor-quality imported products, meat and vegetables from flowing across the border into Cambodia. The establishment of the offices comes after an inflow of poor-quality products from neighbouring countries containing bacteria or […]

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Cambodia: Commerce Ministry addresses exports, fees

Commerce Minister Pan Sorasak said yesterday the government will take action to boost the export of processed products and facilitate trade in the kingdom. He made the comments at a working group meeting with Van Sou Ieng, president of the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC). “The ministry will review and revise its procedures on […]

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