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GMAC makes run at duty-free access for footwear in the US

18/10/2017 11:08 | 0 comments

The industry body representing Cambodia’s garment sector met the deadline to submit a petition to the United States government yesterday asking it to extend the duty-free privileges of its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP) scheme to include footwear, a move that could boost the industry’s competiveness by giving local manufacturers an advantage in the world’s biggest consumer market.

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India health sector aims to bring in Cambodian patients

16/10/2017 07:41 | 0 comments

Indian companies in the pharmaceutical and health care sector are seeking to enhance their footprint in the Kingdom by extending beyond pharmaceutical trade through state financing that could establish a direct link to bring Cambodian medical tourists to the subcontinent.

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Ministry produce plan comes up short

10/10/2017 07:25 | 0 comments

A $20 million Ministry of Agriculture programme has struggled to meet its goal of introducing 160 tonnes a day of high-quality locally produced vegetables to the market, with ministry officials saying that as a result of high production costs and pricing issues it was currently supplying less than a third of that amount.

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Workshop mulls which fruits sweetest for regional plan

06/10/2017 07:42 | 0 comments

German development agency GIZ held a consultation workshop in Phnom Penh yesterday for its two-year Facilitating Trade in Agricultural Goods in Asean (FTAG) initiative, holding discussions with Ministry of Agriculture officials and local traders aimed at identifying the most suitable fruit and vegetable crops for cross-border trade between Cambodia, Thailand and Vietnam.

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HR forum sees role for digital technology

03/10/2017 07:42 | 0 comments

Business should embrace digital strategies that can improve the speed and efficiency of human resource management activities, speakers at a conference on the impact of digital transformation on human resources said yesterday.

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Vessels still flying Cambodia flag

29/09/2017 10:57 | 0 comments

It has been a year since the government rescinded its notorious flags of convenience scheme yet foreign-owned ships appear to be flying the Cambodian flag with impunity, raising questions about whether the government has the resolve to fully abandon the controversial practice that allows merchant ships to avoid restrictions and financial charges in their home countries.

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Tycoon signs MoU for Kampot auto plant

28/09/2017 07:56 | 0 comments

Business tycoon Try Pheap signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on Tuesday with a Beijing-based company that aims to establish a 100-hectare automotive assembly plant in the Kingdom’s Kampot province with initial capital investment of $30 million, according to reports in local media.

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Project to connect buyers to local produce suppliers

28/09/2017 07:52 | 0 comments

USAID Cambodia officially launched its Feed the Future Cambodia Harvest II project yesterday, a five-year initiative that aims to promote commercial horticulture in four Cambodian provinces and help smallholder farmers gain access to markets, reducing the country’s high dependence on imported fruits and vegetables.

 
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