Business

More than a year since Cambodia’s automotive industry banded together and launched the country’s first international motor show last year, the gray market continues to dominate, with only 10 percent of cars on the road from authorized dealers, according to an industry representative.

October 31, 2014

Seven years since its inception, CamKo City consists of a few finished apartment buildings on one side of a plot of land and a wasteland on the other—a development project crippled by the collapse of a corruption-riddled South Korean bank.

October 30, 2014

Almost every aspect of starting or operating a business in Cambodia is becoming more difficult, according to a World Bank report released Wednesday.

October 30, 2014

The French Development Agency confirmed Wednesday that it will sign $6 million worth of loan agreements with three microfinance institutions to help rural households purchase solar panels and electricity.

October 30, 2014

When the Korean Stock Exchange finished setting up the Cambodian Stock Exchange (CSX) in 2010 and looked further afield to help establish a bourse in Laos, it decided to do so with somewhat less effort—20 pages less to be precise—a decision it is now paying a heavy price for.

October 29, 2014

High electricity costs are the main impediment to doing business in Cambodia, according to a new report that also finds many investors disappointed with the country’s special economic zones.

October 29, 2014

Cambodia must do more than open its borders for trade and investment if it hopes to benefit from regional economic integration and reduce the glaring economic inequality wrought by entrenched patronage networks and corrupt institutions, according to a new report by the Asian Development Bank.

October 28, 2014

The Minister of Industry and Handicrafts on Monday said the Cambodia Chamber of Commerce, the country’s most prominent private-sector lobbying group, should be doing more for the country’s entrepreneurs.

October 28, 2014

The smuggling of illegal cigarettes from Cambodia into Vietnam is on the rise, according to recent Vietnamese media reports, which names one of the most-smuggled brands as Hero—distributed in Cambodia by prominent CPP lawmaker Ly Yong Phat.

October 24, 2014

Garment exports have continued to rise, but at a slower pace than earlier in the year, according to the latest government figures.

October 24, 2014
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