In October, the E.U. told Cambodia it had 12 months to reverse its crackdown on critics, civil society and the media or risk being suspended from the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme, which allows Cambodian products duty-free access to E.U. markets.
Conor Savoy, director of policy and advocacy at the Washington-based Global Innovation Fund, tells VOA Khmer that focusing the development finance on Asia’s private sector is a comparative advantage that the US has over China in the region. VOA Khmer’s Chetra Chap reports.