Cambodia's footwear and travel goods exports dramatically increased in the first nine months of this year, thanks to tariff privileges they received from the US under its Generalised System of Preferences (GSP).
A cement factory with a production capacity of one million tonnes per year went online on Thursday in Kampot province.
KrisEnergy (Apsara) Co Ltd signed a conditional letter of award with PT Profab for the supply of a minimum facilities wellhead “mini-platform” for the Apsara oilfield – Cambodia’s maiden oil development – its Singapore-based parent company KrisEnergy Ltd said on Wednesday.
The 2nd Cambodian Silk and Weaving Exhibition will be held from November 21 to 24 in Siem Reap town in an effort to promote the industry and boost its development, the Ministry of Commerce has said.
Cambodia exported more than $1.2 billion of products to the Japanese market in the first nine months of this year, up 8.4 per cent on the same period last year, data from the Japan External Trade Organisation (Jetro) shows.
Cambodia plans to import 200MW of electricity from Laos’ Don Sahong hydropower plant early next year to curb power shortages this coming dry season, with the transmission line network scheduled for completion later this year, Ministry of Mines and Energy spokesman Victor Jona said.
Cambodia will face power shortages again from the end of this year throughout the dry season, Prime Minister Hun Sen said on Thursday.
The government and French-owned The Blue Circle (Cambodia) Co Ltd will soon sign an agreement to build a wind farm in Kampot province – the first of its kind in the Kingdom.
Smart Axiata Co Ltd, the Kingdom’s leading mobile telecommunications operator, contributed nearly $374 million to the Cambodian economy last year, accounting for 1.5 per cent of gross domestic product (GDP), its CEO Thomas Hundt said on Wednesday.