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Corn farmers and dealers in the country’s northwestern provinces fear a decline in sales this season as local storage facilities become increasingly scarce and demand from Thai importers declines.

An employee works at the front desk of the Cambodia Securities Exchange
Wed, 23 July 2014

Deadlock end lifts business spirits

Cambodia's business community welcomed the news yesterday that the county’s longest-ever parliamentary deadlock had come to an end – a resolution investors say will help ease fears of political instability.

An employee works at a rice shop in Phnom Penh
Mon, 21 July 2014

Italy demands ‘fairer’ rice deal

Italy has demanded that the European Union restrict Cambodia’s duty-free import status, as concerns over the survival of that country’s rice sector appear to be reaching a fever pitch.

Independent economist, Srey Chanthy, talks to the Post last week in Phnom Penh
Fri, 18 July 2014

ELCs: economic benefits not realised

ELCs have become synonymous with land conflicts rather than a positive vehicle for economic development. The Post’s Chan Muyhong talks with independent economist Srey Chanthy about how well the economic benefits of ELC’s are faring.

Fri, 18 July 2014

Taiwan set to open trade office

In a bid to increase trade and investment between Taiwan and Cambodia, the Taiwanese Business Center will officially open in Phnom Penh next month, the Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) has announced.

A Vietnam Airlines aircraft sits on the tarmac at Noi Bai International Airport in Hanoi early last month
Thu, 17 July 2014

Flights to spur beach battles

Competition between Sihanoukville and the Vietnamese island of Phu Quoc for a share of the fattening tourism pie is set to intensify, analysts say, with Vietnam Airlines and the Vietnamese government this week announcing a concerted

Wed, 16 July 2014

Growing into the mushroom market

The early days were tough going for Kim Puthkiri and his mushrooms.

Cambodian migrant workers crowd into a truck in Banteay Meanchey
Tue, 15 July 2014

Remittances dip on exodus

Two of Cambodia’s largest financial service providers have reported declines in transactions stemming from key Thai border provinces as thousands of undocumented migrant workers continue to exit the neighbouring country.

Tue, 15 July 2014

Bayon says new flights due by the years end

Representatives from Cambodia Bayon Airlines (CBA), a newcomer to the domestic aviation market, yesterday promised domestic flights to be operational by the end of this year, pending approval from the country’s aviation authority.

National Commercial Arbitration Centre chairman Ros Monin
Mon, 14 July 2014

Arbitrator ready to hear cases

More than a year after it was established, the National Commercial Arbitration Centre (NCAC), Cambodia’s first third-party dispute resolution body, is finally ready to take on its first case.