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Workers at SCWADO factory assemble electronic products in the border town of Poipet in Banteay Meanchey province last year. The factory will soon be part of a new special economic zone. Photo supplied

Thai firm to energise Poipet industrial park

Poipet PPSEZ Co Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Phnom Penh SEZ Plc and operator of the soon to be completed Poipet Special Economic Zone (Poipet PPSEZ), signed a memorandum of understanding yesterday with a leading Thai energy provider to supply power to the 66-hectare industrial park.

Tue, 21 February 2017 Matthieu de Gaudemar
Kerry World Bridge bonded warehouse situated on the outskirts of Phnom Penh.

Cluster model to entice SEZ investors

Kerry WorldBridge Logistics SEZ, which is developing a 63-hectare industrial park and free trade zone 17 kilometres south of the capital in Kandal province, has taken on a new partner to design and create an “industry and technology

Tue, 21 February 2017 Kali Kotoski

Korean investor mulls cashew nut exports

Minister of Agriculture Veng Sokhon met yesterday with representatives of South Korean firm Hwashin Construction Co Ltd to discuss a potential investment of $200 million in cashew nut exporting and an irrigation system, a ministry o

Tue, 21 February 2017 Post Staff
A receptionist answers the phone at the Cambodian Securities Exchange in Phnom Penh.

Champion investors reveal stock strategies

The Cambodian Securities Exchange (CSX) officially awarded each of the two winners of its My First Stock trading competition an 8,000,000 riel ($2,000) cash prize yesterday.

Mon, 20 February 2017 Kali Kotoski

Gov’t approves coastal 135MW coal-fired plant

The government has approved an additional 135-megawatt coal-fired plant to be built in Preah Sihanouk province, a Ministry of Mines and Energy representative said yesterday.

Mon, 20 February 2017 Post Staff
Acleda Bank’s current logo in Phnom Penh yesterday. Insert, Ministry of Economy and Finance logo. Wikimedia commons

Bank ordered to replace its logo

ACLEDA Bank, Cambodia’s largest bank in terms of assets, will have to shell out millions in the next three weeks to comply with a Council of Ministers decision last Friday that the private financial institution must redesign and rep

Mon, 20 February 2017 Hor Kimsay
Eloi Courcoux, CEO of Meas Development Holding, speaks at the company’s office in Phnom Penh last week.

At Blue Pumpkin, adapting to thrive

Blue Pumpkin, which began as a Siem Reap-based family business in 2000, has grown into one of the country’s most-recognised brands. The Post’s Matthieu de Gaudemar sat down with Eloi Courcoux, CEO of Meas Development Holding, which owns and operates the cafe and bakery chain, as well as other international franchises, to discuss the challenges of operating in a more crowded market. Q: What is the state of Cambodia’s food & beverage market? A: The market today is changing and the competition is fierce. There are many companies and many brands already operating here so we need to professionalise ourselves.

Mon, 20 February 2017 Matthieu de Gaudemar

Listed industrial park struggles to sell plots

Phnom Penh SEZ posted a 42.5 percent decline in consolidated revenue for 2016, which led to a sharp 65 percent decrease in net profit, according to its annual report released on the Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) yesterday.

Fri, 17 February 2017 Post Staff

Regulator sets telco pricing deadline

Mobile network operators have until February 24 to submit their pricing strategies to the government to waylay concerns over predatory pricing, a

Fri, 17 February 2017 Post Staff

GTI posts 390% surge in net profit last year

Taiwanese-owned garment manufacturer Grand Twins International (GTI) posted a 44 percent surge in revenue and a massive 390 percent in net profit, according to its annual report released on the Cambodia Securities Exchange yesterday

Fri, 17 February 2017 Post Staff