Development, Trade and Foreign Affairs

Cambodia-China FTA: Unlocking ‘China-plus Cambodia Concept’ on the Global Value Chains

Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic and despite the EU’s partial withdrawal of EBA, Cambodia still manages to conclude and sign its comprehensive and modern bilateral Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with China. … Continue reading

April 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cambodia-Korea FTA Negotiations Officially Concluded

Commerce Ministers of Cambodia and Korea officially announced the conclusion of their bilateral FTA negotiations on 03 Feb 2021 via video conference. The two countries agreed to launch the feasibility … Continue reading

February 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Cambodia’s Options: Trade Liberalisation at the Expense of Government’s Revenues

KHOV Ea Hai Executive Summary The objective of this paper is to bring greater awareness to the challenges of Least-Developed Countries, in particular Cambodia, in addressing tariff losses which is one of the key governemnt’s … Continue reading

December 11, 2020 · Leave a comment

The Second Round Negotiation of China-Cambodia FTA

(Sources: China FTA Network and Khmer Times) On April 9, 2020, the second round of negotiations on the China-Cambodia FTA was held via remote video. In this round of negotiations, … Continue reading

May 27, 2020 · Leave a comment

The First Round Negotiation of China-Cambodia FTA Held in Beijing

(Source: China FTA Network) On January 20-21, the first round negotiation of China-Cambodia FTA was held in Beijing. Assistant Minister of Commerce Ren Hongbin and Cambodia State Secretary of Commerce … Continue reading

March 22, 2020 · 1 Comment

Feasibility Study on the Free Trade Agreement between Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union

Cambodia and the Eurasian Economic Union are seeking a FTA between them to increase trade, investment, and economic collaboration. Cambodia has been exploring a FTA with the EAEC to expand … Continue reading

December 5, 2019 · 1 Comment


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July 31, 2019 · Leave a comment

Non-tariff measures affecting Cambodia’s maize exports to Thailand

The agricultural sector remains the most challenged by unfavourable requirements for trade with its neighbours, although all of them belong to the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) that is aimed at … Continue reading

February 28, 2018 · Leave a comment

CAMBODIA: Demographic Dividend and Aging Population

By Khov Ea Hai Phnom Penh, Jan 11, 2017 Demographic dividend occurs when the proportion of working people in the total population is high because this indicates that more people … Continue reading

January 11, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cambodia’s Foreign Policy: New Structural Paradigm and Way Forward

By Khov Ea Hai, Phnom Penh, December 30, 2016 Significance: after having a new Foreign Minister, H.E. Prak Sokhonn, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation has apparently undergone a … Continue reading

December 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

East Asia: Shifting Economic Gravity and Changing Political Landscape

(Source: BBVA research, IMF, and Qauh D., 2011) Phnom Penh, Nov 29, 2016 By KHOV Ea Hai The Western economic supremacy in the world is practically a recent phenomenon as … Continue reading

November 29, 2016 · Leave a comment

Analytical Brief on Cambodia in the Regional Integration: Did the Kingdom Lose?

Phnom Penh, 24 May 2016 By Khov Ea Hai SUBJECT: Kingdom of Cambodia has admitted itself into the regional grouping known as Association of Southeast Asian Nations (hereinafter called ASEAN) in 1999 … Continue reading

May 24, 2016 · Leave a comment

Foreign Policy Studies: Cambodia’s Strategic Interests

Central Strategic Interest  The Strategic Rationale of Cambodian foreign policy emphasises the national setting such as security and sovereignty. The term “Strategic” has been wisely used by numbers of scholars, … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

Constructing Cambodian Foreign Strategies

Bandung, Indonesia, Feb 24, 2016 By Khov Ea Hai The research develops Cambodia’s interests for checking the impact of a particular international issue whether it has implication to Cambodia or … Continue reading

April 1, 2016 · Leave a comment






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