Cambodia, Vietnam vow to lift trade, industry ties

Publication date 10 May 2021 | 16:50 | ICT

Vietnamese Minister of Industry and Trade Nguyen Hong Dien held a working session with Cambodian ambassador Chay Navuth in Hanoi on May 6 to discuss measures to strengthen bilateral ties across trade, industry and energy.



  • Kingdom sends maiden export of mangoes to China

    Fri, 7 May 2021 | 12:44

    Cambodia on May 7 shipped 100 tonnes of fresh mangoes to China, in the Kingdom's inaugural direct export of the fruit to the East Asian market.

  • SBI LY HOUR Bank Launches Cross Border Money Transfer Service between Cambodia and Vietnam on RippleNet, utilizing DLT

    Fri, 7 May 2021 | 12:41

    SBI LY HOUR Bank Plc and Hanoi-based Tien Phong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (TPBank) on Friday launched the first Cambodia-Vietnam money transfer service in real currency via RippleNet, provided by SBI Ripple Asia Co Ltd to provide safe, fast and convenient services.

  • NBC's Serey tapped for GFI council seat

    Fri, 7 May 2021 | 12:05

    National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) director-general Chea Serey was tapped on May 6 as an International Council Member of Singapore-headquartered Global FinTech Institute (GFI) at a virtual council meeting.

  • China suspends dialogue agreement with Australia

    Thu, 6 May 2021 | 05:51

    China on May 6 cut off a channel for diplomatic and trade talks with Australia.

  • Gov't committed to expand BFC to travel goods

    Thu, 6 May 2021 | 04:07

    The Cambodian government, through the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, is committed to expanding the scope of the implementation of the Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) project to travel goods and bag factories to boost competitiveness in the industry.

  • Chinese official named deputy head of WTO

    Thu, 6 May 2021 | 02:27

    Chinese Vice-Minister of Commerce Zhang Xiangchen has been appointed as a deputy director-general of the World Trade Organisation (WTO), a move that government officials and experts believe is a recognition of the East Asian country’s role in the WTO and its contribution to the multilateral trading

  • Cassava exports above 2020's pace in January-April

    Thu, 6 May 2021 | 02:22

    Cambodia exported over 1.5 million tonnes of cassava products to international markets in the first four months of 2021, up from 1.3 million in the same period of last year, according to data from the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

  • $50M hotel set for Sihanoukville

    Thu, 6 May 2021 | 01:26

    The Preah Sihanouk provincial authority and private sector has welcomed a $48.7 million investment in a new five-star hotel, which observers note will better equip the province to serve tourist arrivals in the years to come.

  • AMRO forecast: Cambodia GDP growth 4% in 2021

    Thu, 6 May 2021 | 01:24

    Singapore-based ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (Amro) on May 6 projected the Cambodian economy to grow by 4.0 per cent in 2021, led by a robust recovery in manufacturing and supported by continued fiscal stimulus by the government.

  • Japan bags Phnom Penh sewage treatment contract

    Thu, 6 May 2021 | 12:26

    Japan's Kubota Construction Co Ltd said it has struck a 2.34 billion yen ($21.7 million) contract for a sewer system development project in the capital, in a joint venture with Metawater Co Ltd.