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.
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.
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.
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 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 recently notified the Asean Secretariat it is ready to comply with AHKFTA, meaning the pact covers all Asean member countries from Feb 12.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Phnom Penh is negotiating a raft of free-trade agreements, but the pacts are not expected to lessen its reliance on Beijing.
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 on Monday signed a free trade agreement at a ceremony in Phnom Penh attended by Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi.
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.
The Free Trade Agreement between Cambodia and China will be signed during a two-day state visit by China’s Foreign Minister Wang Yi in Phnom Penh today, according to an official announcement on Saturday.
Cambodia and the Republic of Korea (ROK) have pledged to finalise their Free Trade Agreement (FTA) negotiations by the end of the year to increase trade and investment between the two countries.
Russia has showed a clear position that Russia supports the Kingdom to hold negotiations to have free trade in the EAEU, in which Russia is a key actor.
Cambodia is studying the possibility of a bilateral free trade agreement with Mongolia.
As China’s hard-handed diplomacy deepens its rifts with not only the U.S. and Australia, but also a previously friendly Europe, Cambodia has drawn attention as an example of how smaller countries can navigate the growing global divide.