Business

The Cambodia Securities Exchange last week made its long awaited move from the 25th floor of Phnom Penh’s Canadia Tower to its new home in a $4-million French colonial-era building on Street 106.

September 16, 2014

Workers in Cambodia’s service sector, whose ranks have ballooned over the past year, will be put to the test next month as Cambodia’s Tourism Federation hosts a range of competitions at the Camfood Camhotel 2014 trade show in Phnom Penh.

September 16, 2014

Cambodia ranked at the very bottom of a new index measuring economic innovation in 22 Asian countries, dragged down by its uneducated workforce, uncertain political situation and endemic corruption.

September 15, 2014

For Jitu Manghnani, country manager of Tata International, finding quality Cambodian graduates to work at the multinational trading and distribution firm is a struggle.

September 13, 2014

China’s contaminated agriculture sector and robust demand for rice has created a potentially lucrative opportunity for Cambodian ex­porters if they can better promote their produce to compete with re­gional rivals, experts said at a workshop on rice markets in Phnom Penh on Thursday.

September 12, 2014

A senior official at local conglomerate Royal Group said Wednesday the reported $1 billion buyback of Philippine Airlines (PAL) by the Philippines’ second-richest man this week would have “no effect” on Cambodia Airlines, a joint venture between the companies.

September 11, 2014

The European Union has extended for three years the trade benefits it granted to Cambodia’s bicycle industry, exempting it from revisions to trade preferences given to least-developed countries. However, Cambodia is also among the countries the E.U. plans to investigate for possibly allowing more developed countries, mainly China, to benefit from its low export tariffs.

September 11, 2014

Businesses registered in Cambodia have until the end of the month to pay their annual property tax to the country’s General Department of Taxation.

September 10, 2014

Last month, Cambodia’s nascent yet rapidly expanding banking sector saw the new arrival of Phillip Bank through the acquisition of Hwang DBS Commercial Bank by Singapore’s Philip Capital in a $40 million deal.

September 10, 2014

More than 1,000 organic rice farmers in Preah Vihear province Monday signed a contract to produce roughly 2,500 tons of jasmine paddy for the local Amru Rice company for eventual export to Europe and the U.S.

September 9, 2014
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