The European Union enforced trade sanctions against Cambodia in response to human rights violations, prompting the government to turn to China.
Bilateral trade between Cambodia and India are on a significant rise while the two countries are moving forward to the free trade agreement (FTA) talks which will contribute to further boosting the two-way trade.
The idea of signing the FTA amid a pandemic is somewhat disconcerting as it could restrict the regulatory and policy space which is presently requiring unprecedented measures to deal with the impact.
The Cambodia-China free trade deal is a message to the EU that Cambodia has another special economic gateway beside the EU
Cambodia has listed around 340 more commodities to export to China under the Cambodia-China bilateral free-trade agreement (FTA), bringing the total to more than 10,000. Most of the products are in agriculture and agro-processing and are in addition to what Cambodia has received from the Asean-China FTA, according to a senior official of the Ministry of Commerce.
Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister Hor Nam Hong said on July 23 that Cambodia and China will sign a free trade agreement before August 12 ahead of the European Union’s partial withdrawal of the Everything-but-Arms (EBA) trade status.
Cambodia’s bid to offset the partial loss of a European Union preferential trade scheme by pursuing a free trade agreement (FTA) with China will leave the country poorer and beholden to Beijing.
Chinese Commerce Minister Zhong Shan and his Cambodian counterpart Pan Sorasak have announced the completion of China-Cambodia Free Trade Agreement talks. The FTA comes half a year after the two sides launched the negotiations.
Chinese commerce minister Zhong Shan and Cambodian counterpart Pan Sorasak announced the conclusion of the talks via a video conference yesterday. The FTA is expected to be signed this year.
Cambodia and South Korea have agreed to launch official negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement (FTA).
Prime Minister Hun Sen is scheduled to be in Beijing on August 12 to sign a free trade agreement with his Chinese counterpart.
Prime Minister Hun Sen will lead a delegation of high ranking officials to sign the Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) next month, the Ministry of Commerce said.
South Korea is seeking to launch negotiations for a bilateral free trade agreement with Cambodia next month, hoping to increase its economic influence in Southeast Asia.
South Korea said it has made further progress in fleshing out details for the planned free trade agreement (FTA) with Cambodia, as Seoul seeks to broaden economic ties with Southeast Asian nations and diversify its export portfolio.
The third round of negotiations for the free trade agreement between Cambodia and China has completely solved all the remaining issues in the agreement text.
Cambodia’s government is pushing for free-trade agreement (FTA) talks with potential partners while seeking Russian’s help for a Eurasian Economic Union (EAEU) free trade agreement.
Chinese Ambassador to Cambodia said the second round of FTA negotiation had just taken place through the teleconference and both sides had reached broad consensus.
Cambodia is closer to inking trade deals with developed economies despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
The second round of negotiations for a Cambodia-China Free Trade Agreement (FTA) highlighted the potential for expanding trade, investment, services, and strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the upcoming years.
Prime Minister Hun Sen on Monday said Russian Ambassador to Cambodia Dmitry Tsvetkov has pledged to support Cambodia as it moves towards a free trade agreement (FTA) with the federation.