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PHNOM PENH, June 30 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's largest Sihanoukville Autonomous Port (SAP) on Saturday reported that it earned the total revenues of about 14 million U.S. dollars in the first five months of this year, 14 percent rise from 12.3 million U.S. dollars at the same period last year.
The port's report showed that from January to May this year, the port had received some 100,000 twenty-foot-equivalent units (TEUs or standard-sized containers), up 8 percent compared with the same period last year.
Goods exported through the port are mostly garment products and agricultural products including rice, rubber and cassava, whilst imported products include construction materials, agricultural machinery, petroleum, vehicles, coal, and garment raw materials.
Lou Kim Chhun, the SAP's director general, said the increase in shipments and revenues was thanks to growing business activities, especially in the fields of garments, rice, rubber, and cassava.
SAP, situated some 230 kilometers southwest of the capital Phnom Penh, is the main economic path between Cambodia and the globe. The state-owned port is going to list in the Cambodia Securities Exchange sometimes this year.
During the period, Phnom Penh Autonomous Port, the kingdom's second largest port, said that it received 31,000 TEUs, up 11 percent compared to the same period last year.
Cambodia was missing there. Added.Global Innovation Index 2012 (Asia-Pacific rankings):
http://www.globalinnovationindex.org/gii/main/fullreport/files/Global Innovation Index 2012.pdf
3. Singapore - 63.5
8. Hongkong - 58.7
13. New Zealand - 56.6
21. S. Korea - 53.9
23. Australia - 51.9
25. Japan - 51.7
32. Malaysia - 45.9
34. China - 45.4
53. Brunei - 37.7
57. Thailand - 36.9
64. India - 35.7
68. Mongolia - 35.0
73. Vietnam - 33.9
94. Sri Lanka - 29.1
95. Philippines - 29.0
100. Indonesia - 28.1
112. Bangladesh - 26.1
113. Nepal - 26.0
129. Cambodia - 23.4
133. Pakistan - 23.1
138. Laos - 20.2
more: http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.asp?id=82407PHNOM PENH, July 11 (Xinhua) -- Cambodia's garment and footwear manufacturers on Wednesday agreed to add 10 U.S. dollars to the monthly wage of the workers in the country's garment and footwear industries.
The agreement between the manufacturers and union leaders was reached under the negotiation of Minister of Labor Vong Sauth.
According to the deal, the manufacturers agreed to provide 7 U. S. dollars a month for house rent or transport fee and another 3 U. S. dollars as attendance bonus for garment and footwear workers.
more: http://www.shanghaidaily.com/article/article_xinhua.asp?id=82945SIEM REAP, Cambodia, July 13 (Xinhua) -- The ASEAN-U.S. Business Forum that is to kick off Friday evening here attracted the largest ever number of American business executives to seek business opportunities in thes Southeast Asian countries.
The ASEAN-U.S. Business Forum will bring together hundreds of cabinet ministers and senior policymakers from the U.S. and ASEAN governments, as well as business leaders from the U.S. and ASEAN, to address the opportunities and challenges that will define the direction of future U.S.-ASEAN economic cooperation, said a joint press release from the organizers, the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
The U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, Myanmar President Thein Sein, and Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra will attend the forum, said the press release.
brazil is not a place that consume a lot of rice, it probably has more farm land then Cambodia, its diverse in weather probably mean they can grow anything they want, and have plenty for export.AsianDragons said:^^ because they are unserved markets for cambodian products, and large economies