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Free Trade Agreement with China expected by early next year
Share The Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Cambodia and China has received unanimous support from the National Assembly’s expert committee and is likely to come into force next year.
Ratification of FTA between Cambodia and China in sight
The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce expects the bilateral Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) to be ratified by the National Assembly “soon”.
Can Cambodia’s farmers reap the benefit of China trade deal?
How inclusive development of the agriculture sector will be, given that many of Cambodia’s larger fruit plantations are owned by, or are joint partnerships with, Chinese investors?
Assembly approves RCEP trade agreement
The National Assembly yesterday approved the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP), prepping the stage for the agreement to come into effect by early next year.
Cambodia, Kyrgyzstan mull FTA talks
Cambodia and Kyrgyzstan are exploring the possibility of launching formal negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), within the framework of the Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU), among other bilateral arrangements, according to the Kyrgyz embassy in Ankara.
Talks on possible free trade agreement with India start
Cambodia and India have started talks on the possible establishment of a bilateral free trade agreement as the two countries boost cooperation in all sectors, particularly trade.
The poverty of economics and trade
Recent articles published in The Post – Cambodia’s trade deficit to worsen to $2.3B per year with RCEP, says UNCTAD expert and Cambodia, ASEAN likely to teeter off balance with RCEP – raise a number of concerns about Cambodia’s possible membership of the free trade agreement.
Signing of Korea trade deal postponed
The formal signing of the Cambodia-South Korea Free Trade Agreement (CKFTA), scheduled for mid-year, will be postponed due to disruptions from the Covid-19 outbreak stemming from the February 20 community incident, according to a spokesman for the Ministry of Commerce.
Cambodia, ASEAN likely to teeter off balance with RCEP
Four months after RCEP was signed, a study surfaces, with gloomy trade data, portending a shaky future for the Kingdom and ASEAN as a whole
Cambodia’s trade deficit to worsen to $2.3B per year with RCEP, says UNCTAD expert
Cambodia’s trade balance is expected to worsen by $2.3 billion per annum or around 17 per cent due to the recently-signed RCEP, startling data from a joint study led by Dr Rashmi Banga of the UNCTAD revealed.
Cambodia scheduled to join Asean-Hong Kong Free Trade Agreement
Cambodia recently notified the Asean Secretariat it is ready to comply with AHKFTA, meaning the pact covers all Asean member countries from Feb 12.
South Korea FTA talks conclude
Cambodia and South Korea on February 3 concluded talks for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak and his Korean counterpart Yoo Myung-hee plan to sign in mid-2021, setting zero tariffs for a broad range of goods, according to a joint press statement.
Rush order on India signings
Cambodia and India have agreed to speed up negotiations on a number of key documents that will lead to the signing of two significant accords.
ASEAN-Hong Kong FTA set for Feb 12
The part in relation to Cambodia under the ASEAN-Hong Kong free trade agreement (FTA) and Investment Agreement (IA) is set to take effect on February 12, according to Hong Kong’s Trade and Industry Department.
HKSAR gov’t says free trade, investment agreements with ASEAN to come into force in full
The free trade and investment agreements between Hong Kong and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will come into force in full on Feb. 12 when the part related to Cambodia took effect.
China FTA set for National Assembly ratification
The inter-ministerial committee in charge of Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (CCFTA) negotiations is preparing documents to submit to the National Assembly (NA) for a ratification and an ambitious implementation by January 1.
Cambodia’s aim in trade deals: keep the US and Japan close, but China closer
Phnom Penh is negotiating a raft of free-trade agreements, but the pacts are not expected to lessen its reliance on Beijing.
S. Korea, Cambodia to hold 4th round of FTA talks
South Korea will hold the fourth round of free trade talks with Cambodia this week as part of efforts to diversify its export portfolio in Southeast Asia.
China and Cambodia sign FTA on heels of EU sanctions
China and Cambodia on Monday signed a free trade agreement at a ceremony in Phnom Penh attended by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
Third round of South Korea FTA negotiations concludes
Cambodia and South Korea have productively concluded the third round of negotiations on a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA), which is expected to boost bilateral trade and investment once it enters into force.