Hun Sen downplays impact of possible EBA loss

Prime Minister Hun Sen on Thursday downplayed the potential impact of losing duty-free trade with the EU, saying Cambodia’s economy was already outgrowing the “Everything But Arms” (EBA) deal, which is reserved for least developed countries.

EU submits preliminary report on suspending trade preferences; gov’t has one month to respond

The European Commission said on Tuesday that it had finalized a preliminary report on suspending the “Everything But Arms” (EBA) trade preferences with Cambodia over human rights and political concerns.