shoes-on-display-at-a-shop-in-phnom-penh-in-2010-pha-lina
Read More

Cambodia has sole objective for US

Cambodia intends to submit a petition to the United States government to extend the duty-free privileges of its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) scheme to include footwear, giving local manufacturers a competitive advantage in the world’s biggest consumer market. But hopes are dimming as the submission deadline approaches and a bill proposing the exemption fails […]

Read More
business_a_cargo_container_is_lifted_for_shipping_earlier_this_year_at_the_sihanoukville_autonomous_port_sahiba_chawdhary
Read More

Cambodia lags Asean peers in eliminating tariffs

More than 96 percent of tariffs in Asean have been eliminated, but certain parts of the 10-nation economic bloc including Cambodia lag behind others in full implementation of the Asean Trade in Goods Agreement (Atiga), the Ministry of Commerce said in a Facebook post yesterday. It said 99.2 percent of tariffs in the “Asean 6” […]

Read More
p-10-top-pix-4
Read More

Cambodia’s backbone is still the agriculture sector

Jayant Menon, lead economist for regional trade and cooperation at the Asian Development Bank in Manila, recently spoke to Khmer Times’ Sok Chan, and outlined how Cambodia could stay competitive by increasing its productivity. KT: Cambodia’s main exports are garments, footwear and agricultural products destined for markets in the European Union and the US. How will […]

Read More
a-representative-image-of-a-private-investigator-photographing-his-subject-from-a-car-supplied
Read More

Cambodia: More business for private eyes

Private investigators have long operated in Phnom Penh’s seamy shadows, hired to follow and document the liaisons of philandering tycoons, help foreign authorities locate fugitives or track down missing persons. But as the Kingdom’s economy develops the demand for discrete surveillance has grown, and private eyes are finding themselves increasingly digging into the financial improprieties of their […]

Read More
p-9-top-pix-5
Read More

Cambodia, Thailand reach tax deal

Cambodia and Thailand yesterday agreed to seek more strategies to boost bilateral trade, cross border development and investment to achieve the target of $15 billion in trade exchange between the two Asean neighbours by 2020. Both countries also reached an agreement on double tax avoidance and preventing the declaration of fraudulent income to avoid tax […]

Read More
5-top
Read More

Cambodia and Laos vow peaceful border solution

Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn yesterday met his Lao counterpart Saleumxay Kommasith to discuss how to resolve remaining issues along the border between the two countries. The talks came four days after Prime Minister Hun Sen and Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith met on the matter and agreed on four points to resolve disputes along […]

Read More