FTA between Cambodia and China will undoubtedly promote stronger trade and investment ties between the two countries
The decision will take effect on Aug12, unless the European union parliament objects.
Cambodia’s government is hoping to retain its preferential trade status with the UK.
PM: EU demands to retain its EBA trade status are unacceptable.
Progress is made on one point.
EBA has been a test on the ability of the Royal Government of Cambodia to withstand geopolitical pressure under the label of democracy and human rights.
PM says that the Kingdom has strong financial foundations to sustain itself.
PM denies the release of 72 activists was done by foreign pressure.
Sok Sopheak: “For me, it is fake news because the RFA reported it wrongly”.
The gov’t is currently reviewing the European Commission’s preliminary report.
Germany’s new ambassador urges the government to work closely with the EU.
Croatia vows to support Cambodia’s efforts to retain its EBA trade status.
Prime Minister Hun Sen concludes his trip to Eastern Europe.
The Czech government pledges to support the Kingdom’s efforts to retain its Everything-but-arms trade status.
PM asks Chinese investors to continue doing business in the Kingdom.
The Cambodian Rice Federation asked the EU to halting the process to withdraw EBA.
The CPP Central Committee is set to hold an urgent meeting tomorrow on the issue of a possible Everything-but-arms withdrawal.
The government projects a slowdown in economic growth next year.
Last week, Prime Minister Hun Sen said that the withdrawal of the Kingdom’s access to EU’s EBA preferential trade scheme is not a big concern. He said the key concern was the inability of his officials in carrying out their assigned tasks.
PM renews accusations of EU’s double standards over the possible suspension of EBA during WTO talks.
Sar Kheng says Rainsy has done nothing to help the development of the Kingdom.
Prak Sokhonn reiterates that the gov’t will not exchange its sovereignty for EBA.
GMAC: the full withdrawal of the Kingdom’s EBA trade status is unlikely.
Three former CNRP politicians called on visiting European Union delegates to re-consider the bloc’s plans to remove the Kingdom’s Everything-but arms trade status.
A fact-finding team sent by the European Commission arrived in the Kingdom.
In February 2019, the European Union launched an 18-month process over whether or not to maintain Cambodia’s preferential access to the EU market under the Everything But Arms (EBA) trade scheme.
CPP spokesman Sok Eysan responds to a resolution regarding the Everything-but-arms trade status review.
The recent statement by China’s Wang Huning, a member of the Political Bureau of the Chinese Communist Party, that China would find ways to help Cambodia to mitigate the risks deriving from the removal of Everything-but-Arms (EBA), was certainly a welcome piece of news.
Investment in the garment and footwear sector is growing at a slightly slower pace.
In recent weeks, Khmer Times has published several opinion and editorial pieces on Cambodia’s present-day international relations challenges. Those authors were passionate in crying foul over the possible withdrawal of Cambodia’s Everything But Arms preferential treatment.