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Cambodian Officials Learn How to Transpose Tariff Commitments from AHTN 2017 to 2022

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Cambodian Officials Learn How to Transpose Tariff Commitments from AHTN 2017 to 2022

28 June 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Capacity Building

Phnom Penh, 28 June 2022: Every five years, the World Customs Organisation (WCO) updates the Harmonised System (HS) of tariff classification. Once that exercise is …

Cambodia as ASEAN Chair A Mid-Term Assessment on Myanmar

Opinions

Cambodia as ASEAN Chair A Mid-Term Assessment on Myanmar

10 June 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Myanmar

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Since joining ASEAN in October 1999, Cambodia has championed issues related to bridging the gap between the …

ERIA Prepares Journalists to Report on Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship

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ERIA Prepares Journalists to Report on Cambodia’s ASEAN Chairmanship

25 May 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Media

Phnom Penh, 25 May 2022: As the chair of ASEAN, under the theme ‘ASEAN A.C.T: Addressing Challenges Together’, Cambodia has chosen its crucial priority issues …

Courtesy Visit to ERIA by Alternate SOCA Leader, Cambodia ASEAN Chairmanship

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Courtesy Visit to ERIA by Alternate SOCA Leader, Cambodia ASEAN Chairmanship

25 May 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Courtesy Visit

Jakarta, 25 May 2022: Mr Koji Hachiyama, the Chief Operating Officer of ERIA, warmly welcomed the courtesy visit made by Dr Songheang Ai, Director of …

Entrepreneurship, Start-ups and Innovation Knowledge Lab Launched in Cambodia

Press Releases

Entrepreneurship, Start-ups and Innovation Knowledge Lab Launched in Cambodia

25 May 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia , Entrepreneurship , Strategy and Partnership Programme

Phnom Penh, 25 May 2022: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia, in partnership with the Asian Network, launched a new ERIA initiative …

RCEP Trade in Services and What They Mean for Cambodia

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RCEP Trade in Services and What They Mean for Cambodia

23 May 2022

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Jakarta, 23 May 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement is now in force for 13 of its 15 signatory states. Chapter 8 of …

ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Pillar with the Minister of Commerce of Cambodia

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ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) Pillar with the Minister of Commerce of Cambodia

23 March 2022

ASEAN Economic Community , Cambodia , Comprehensive Asia Development Plan

Jakarta, 23 March 2022, H.E. PAN Sorasak, Minister of Commerce (MOC), Cambodia, and Prof Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of the Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and …

President of ERIA and Cambodia's Minister of Commerce Launch Monograph on RCEP

Press Releases

President of ERIA and Cambodia's Minister of Commerce Launch Monograph on RCEP

14 March 2022

Cambodia , RCEP , Trade

Phnom Penh, 14 March 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) became the largest free trade agreement in the world when it was signed in …

Understanding Rules of Origin: A Training Workshop for Cambodian Officials

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Understanding Rules of Origin: A Training Workshop for Cambodian Officials

22 February 2022

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP , Trade

Phnom Penh, 22 February 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) free trade agreement came into force on 1 January 2022, with the Rules of …

RCEP Rules of Origin and What They Mean for Cambodia

Multimedia , News

RCEP Rules of Origin and What They Mean for Cambodia

10 February 2022

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Jakarta, 10 February 2022: The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) agreement entered into force on 1 January 2022 with 11 participating states. While expectations …

ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Social and Cultural Community Pillar with the Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport of Cambodia

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ERIA President Discusses ASEAN Social and Cultural Community Pillar with the Minister of Education, Youth, and Sport of Cambodia

02 February 2022

ASEAN , ASEAN Socio-Cultural Community , Cambodia , Courtesy Visit

Tokyo/Phnom Penh, 2 February 2022: HE Dr Hang Chuon Naron, Minister of Education, Youth and Sport (MoEYS) and Vice-chairman of the Supreme National Economic Council …

ERIA Joins the 25th ASEAN Tourism Ministers' Meeting

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ERIA Joins the 25th ASEAN Tourism Ministers' Meeting

19 January 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia

Preah Sihanouk, 19 January 2022: Professor Hidetoshi Nishimura, President of ERIA, virtually attended a hybrid 25th Meeting of the ASEAN Tourism Ministers (25th M-ATM) held …

Cambodia's Chair: Trust and Tasks Ahead

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Cambodia's Chair: Trust and Tasks Ahead

18 January 2022

ASEAN , Cambodia

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: Cambodia's reputation in regional and international affairs has long preceded Prime Minister Hun Sen's recent trip to …

ERIA Participates in the First Asia Europe Economic Business Forum

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ERIA Participates in the First Asia Europe Economic Business Forum

24 November 2021

Asia - Europe , Cambodia

Phnom Penh, 24 November 2021: The first Asia-Europe Economic and Business Forum (AEEBF) was held on 24 November 2021, on the sidelines of the 13th …

Supporting the Transition to the Negative List Under ATISA

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Supporting the Transition to the Negative List Under ATISA

23 November 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building , Services

Phnom Penh, 22-23 November 2021: The ASEAN Member States (AMS) commitment to trade liberalisation has been agreed in the ASEAN Trade in Services Agreement (ATISA) …

Implementing and Monitoring RCEP: Understanding Trade and Domestic Structural Transformation - Workshop for Cambodian Officials

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Implementing and Monitoring RCEP: Understanding Trade and Domestic Structural Transformation - Workshop for Cambodian Officials

23 November 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Phnom Penh, 23 – 26 November 2021: Cambodian officials joined a second workshop to enhance their knowledge and understanding of key policy tools to monitor …

The 13th ASEM Plenary Study Launched

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The 13th ASEM Plenary Study Launched

11 November 2021

Asia - Europe , Cambodia

Phnom Penh, 11 November 2021: The 13th ASEM plenary study ‘13th Asia Europe Meeting: Multilateral Cooperation for Resilient, Sustainable, and Rules-Based Future for ASEM’ was …

Cambodia Takes to Global Stage Again

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Cambodia Takes to Global Stage Again

02 November 2021

Cambodia

By Mr Kavi Chongkittavorn, Senior Communications Advisor: For the next 365 days, every move Cambodia, especially Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen, …

RCEP E-Commerce Provisions and What They Mean for Cambodia

Multimedia , News

RCEP E-Commerce Provisions and What They Mean for Cambodia

02 November 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building , RCEP

Jakarta, 2 November 2021: With the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) set to come into force in January 2022, the agreement's e-commerce provisions will play …

Cambodian Officials Learn New Approaches to Transposition

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Cambodian Officials Learn New Approaches to Transposition

12 July 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building

Jakarta, 12 July 2021: The World Customs Organisation (WCO) updates the Harmonised System (HS) of tariff descriptions and classification around once in five years. As …

Identifying Policy Responses to Unlock the Lockdown in Cambodia

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Identifying Policy Responses to Unlock the Lockdown in Cambodia

08 June 2021

Cambodia , Capacity Building

Cambodia, 8 June 2021: Hosted jointly by the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce, ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme held an online workshop on ‘Unlocking the Lockdown: Alignment …

In the News

Cambodia's Debut as Oil Player Hailed

05 January 2021

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in China Daily . Dr Han Phoumin was quoted. Han Phoumin, a senior energy economist at the Jakarta-based Economic …

In the News

Cambodia’s Milestone in Kicking Off Oil Production Improves Prospects for Regional Energy Security

04 January 2021

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in China Daily Hong Kong. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted. Han Phoumin, senior energy economist at the Jakarta-based Economic …

In the News

Cambodia Signs World’s Largest Free Trade Pact

15 November 2020

Cambodia

Note: This article was originally published in The Phnom Penh Post on 15 November 2020. ERIA’s research was cited. A visceral hit of merriment captured …

ERIA and the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce Kickstarts E-Commerce Through Online Learning

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ERIA and the Cambodian Ministry of Commerce Kickstarts E-Commerce Through Online Learning

08 October 2020

Cambodia , Capacity Building

Phnom Penh, 8 October 2020: ERIA’s Capacity Building Programme launched its second series of online workshops on e-commerce. The nine modules, designed for the Cambodian …

In the News

For the Sake of Cambodia’s Future—Quit Coal

26 August 2020

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Cambodianess on 26 August 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted. PHNOM PENH--In February 2020, Cambodia’s Council of Ministers …

In the News

Cambodia’s Energy Strategy Condemned as Short-Sighted

01 July 2020

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Cambodianess on 1 July 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted . PHNOM PENH--As Cambodia is expected to finalize …

In the News

European Union Funding to Help Cambodia Build Clean Energy Capacity

20 June 2020

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Cambodianess on 20 June 2020. Dr Han Phoumin was quoted . PHNOM PENH--As the European Union (EU) pledged …

Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

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Study Finds Many Potential Benefits from Cambodia and Eurasian Economic Union FTA

04 December 2019

Cambodia , FTA , Trade

Phnom Penh, 4 Dec 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA) and the Ministry of Commerce of the Royal Government of …

In the News

Singapore-listed ISDN Joins Consortium Building Hydro Power Plant in Cambodia

04 November 2019

Cambodia , Energy , Singapore

Note: This article was originally published in Business News Asia on 4 November 2019. ERIA’s research finding was featured Singapore-listed industrial automation firm ISDN …

In the News

Saudi Arabia plans to export petroleum to Cambodia

10 September 2019

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Khmer Times on 10 September 2019. ERIA’s research findings on energy was featured. Saudi Arabia, the world’s largest …

In the News

A guide to renewable power in Cambodia

24 May 2019

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Southeast Asia Globe on 24 May 2019. ERIA’s research finding together with Cambodia’s General Department of Energy …

In the News

Strong Demand for Gas to Power Generation in Cambodia

01 April 2019

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in OilVoice on 1 April 2019. ERIA’s research finding on energy was featured. Surrounded by bigger international …

ERIA and Ministry of Mines and Energy Publish Cambodia Basic Energy Plan

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ERIA and Ministry of Mines and Energy Publish Cambodia Basic Energy Plan

22 March 2019

Cambodia , Energy

Phnom Penh, 20 March 2019: The Economic Research Institute for ASEAN and East Asia (ERIA), in cooperation with the Ministry of Mines and Energy of …

In the News

Propane usage on the rise

14 November 2018

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Khmer Times on 14 November 2018. ERIA Special Advisor on Energy Affairs MrShigeru Kimura was featured in regard …

In the News

Energy-hungry Cambodia shows no sign of backing down on coal

13 September 2018

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in Eco Business on 13 September 2018. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Han Phoumin was featured. At the 23rd …

Article - Testing the winds in Cambodia's energy Sector

In the News

Article - Testing the winds in Cambodia's energy Sector

04 December 2017

Cambodia , Energy

Note: This article was originally published in The Khmer Times on 04 December 2017. ERIA's Energy Economist, Dr Han Phoumin, was featured. A new study …

Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

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Cambodian Trade Negotiators Participate in Capacity Building Workshop

18 September 2017

Cambodia , Capacity Building , Trade , Trade Facilitation

On 14-15 September, around 25 Ministry of Commerce officials attended a one and a half day workshop on customs procedures and trade facilitation, sanitary and …

Article - Solar lights up Cambodia's villages

In the News

Article - Solar lights up Cambodia's villages

01 September 2017

Cambodia , Solar Power

Note: This article was originally published in The Khmer Times on 01 September 2017. ERIA was featured. In Cambodia, full electrification in rural areas is …

Article - Cambodia’s Path to Fulfill the Paris Climate Agreement

In the News

Article - Cambodia’s Path to Fulfill the Paris Climate Agreement

15 July 2017

Cambodia , Climate Change

Note: This article was originally published in the Mekong Eye on 15 July 2017. ERIA's Energy Economist, Han Phoumin was featured. In December 2015, world …

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