Three raids were conducted on stores selling counterfeit products from American outdoor apparel and equipment brand The North Face in Siem Reap last week, highlighting rising copyright and trademark infringement issues in Cambodia.
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Businesses and government officials from border provinces in Cambodia and Thailand signed 31 deals in Siem Reap last week, in a bid to increase contract farming agreements and boost cross-border trade, according to the provincial chamber of business.
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Thai state-owned oil-and-gas conglomerate PTT said yesterday it was planning a $295 million expansion of its oil retailing business, including its Cambodian interests, over the next five years.
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Cambodia’s Anti-Corruption Unit launched a guidebook for businesses last week to create internal systems to prevent corrupt practices, but certain stakeholders say it doesn’t detail how to create these systems or even address systemic or bureaucratic corruption.
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Last week, mining firm Angkor Gold announced that Mesco Gold, an Indian company which acquired the extraction rights to one of Angkor’s fields in Ratanakkiri’s O’Yadav district, would begin extracting in 2016 once it acquired a mining license. The Post’s Charles Rollet sat down with John-Paul Dau, country manager at Angkor Gold, to discuss the future of mineral extraction in Cambodia, which currently has no licensed mining operation running.
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Cambodia was ranked higher than other CLMV countries (Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar, Vietnam) for the readiness of private and state-owned organisations to deal with external economic changes, according to the Change 2015 Readiness Index released by KPMG.