Mr. Hun Sen, Prime Minister of Cambodia.

EU Demands ‘Real, Credible’ Change From Cambodia

The European Union said Prime Minister Hun Sen’s government “must show real, credible improvement” on labor and human rights issues to avoid a withdrawal of Everything But Arms (EBA) tariff exemptions to its market.


EU Delegates Told to Focus on Development

Foreign Affairs Minister Prak Sokhonn told a visiting E.U. delegation assessing supposed political abuses and human rights violations in Cambodia to instead consider the country’s progress and development.

Kids of Poor Family

Rural Poor Vulnerable to Trade Sanctions

Analysts say many in rural areas are seeing few benefits from the country’s brisk economic growth, and yet may be among the most seriously affected if Cambodia loses duty-free trade with Europe over human rights concerns.

Phnom Penh

World Bank Warns of Risks of Losing EBA

The World Bank has warned of the economic risks of Cambodia losing preferential trade access to the European Union, and urged the government to be ready with measures to mitigate the potential shocks to the economy.