Activities/Announcements

New MoU’s signed between Phnom Penh SEZ tenants and Cambodia’s Anti Corruption Unit

Phnom Penh SEZ strengthens its position as leading, international standard industrial park at the forefront of Cambodia’s clean-business efforts.

Phnom Penh, 04th August 2017- Three more companies invested in Phnom Penh SEZ have recently signed a MoU with the Kingdom’s Anti Corruption Unit (ACU), further emboldening the efforts of the zone provide a corruption-free investment destination.

The signatories from the private sector are all Japanese companies that are invested in Phnom Penh SEZ:

> Rokko Phoenix Co., Ltd. 

> Okato (Cambodia) Phnom 
Penh Co., Ltd. 

> Midori Techno Park (Cambodia) Corporation 


Phnom Penh SEZ was represented by Mr. Susumu Nagaoka, Senior Manager of Customer Service (Japan Desk), and by H.E Kheang Seng, Vice President of the ACU. Japanese companies represent the largest share of total investors in Phnom Penh SEZ, and according to Mr. Nagaoka, “such agreements and the constant fight against corruption is one important factor for their successful business in Cambodia”.

Phnom Penh SEZ CEO Hiroshi Uematsu, is upbeat on the industrial park’s progress in furthering the anti-corruption agenda both at the zone and in the Kingdom as a whole: “our and our tenants close relationship with the ACU is a signal that we take the fight against corruption serious. We want to give international investors the security that their business in our zone is conducted straight, and that they have a reliable partner in Phnom Penh SEZ. If there is a problem, we and the ACU will fully support them”, he said.

This most recent MoU follows other agreements that have been signed with the ACU by investors in Phnom Penh SEZ, such as Laurelton Diamonds (Cambodia), Cambodia Beverage Company, Aprati Foods (Cambodia) and many others, as well as the industrial park itself.

NSSF meeting on Health Care Scheme

On July 27th, 2017, National Social Security Fund (NSSF) of the Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MoLVT) in collaboration with PPSEZ conducted a meeting on Health Care Program introduced by NSSF. Our speaker, Mr. Tort Polary, Chief of Heath Care Department of NSSF provided very useful information regarding the benefits of this program as well as some advice responding to the issues raised up during the discussion.
With 69 participants from various factories inside PPSEZ, Mr. Pol Chandara, the Deputy General Director of General Department from MoLVT and a Representative of MoLVT for PPSEZ and a Committee Member of all SEZs in Cambodia also encouraged all participants to support this program since it is very really important.
The meeting went well, and most of participants asked a lot of questions regarding the benefits and services as they were really interested in this topic.

Phnom Penh SEZ Plc.’s participation in “Thai+1 Cambodia Investment Seminar” Co-organized by DITP Thailand and Cambodia SEZ Association

On Wednesday the 19th of July 2017, in Bangkok, Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. participated in the “Thai+1 Cambodia Investment Seminar” which was co-organized by Department of International Trade promotion (DITP), Ministry of Commerce Thailand, and Cambodia SEZ Association.

The seminar was initiated between both parties, aimed at providing valuable information about Cambodia investment environment and policies to Thai and international investors who are interested in Cambodia. Around 100 participants showed up in the seminar.

From Cambodia, Mr. Hean Sopauline, Chief Office of Cambodian Special Economic Zone Board, Council for the development of Cambodia provided a presentation about” Investment privilege & Concept of Special Economic Zone in Cambodia”, and Mr. Fukuzawa Daisuke, Representative of Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), Cambodia Office delivered an introduction about Infrastructure Development In Cambodia. In addition to above, Kerry WorldBridge SEZ, Koh Kong SEZ, Phnom Penh SEZ and Sihanoukvill Port SEZ did zone introduction respectively.

From Thai side, we had the great honour to have Mr. Pornvit Sila-on, Director of New Economy did a welcome speech and Mr. Jirawuth Suwanna-Arjm Minister Counsellor (Commercial) Office of Commercial Affairs Royal Thai Embassy, Phnom Penh introduced about “Role of Thai Government to support Thai Investment in Cambodia”.

"Thailand is facing the cost increasing and industry upgrading, we have seen more and more Thai companies are looking for expanding in overseas. Cambodia with its very convenient location between Thailand, we strongly believe that it is one of the most important destination for Thai +1 companies," says Mr Ardisak, Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. investor relationship manager from Thailand.

We considered the seminar a great success, provided very important information to the participants and strongly believe that the seminar got more investors interested in investing in Cambodia.

GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY OF A NEW HOTEL AND SERVICE APARTMENT

July 18th, 2017 marked another special day for Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. as we witnessed the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the construction of a business hotel and serviced apartments in our zone.

This facility is built by KHMER INNOVATIVE SERVICE CO., LTD., the same company that runs Restaurant Tokyo, which is a very popular Japanese cuisine restaurant in our zone. When completed in the mid of next year, it will have 100 rooms available for short stay as well as long term stay. So services found at the serviced apartments around town can be received here as well.

We are very happy and look forward to the completion of this business hotel and serviced apartments. A lot of customers will be able to enjoy a nice stay in the calm and relaxing environment away from the busy city.

VISIT OF DELEGATIONS FROM ETHIOPIA

Phnom Penh SEZ Plc. had the great honor to host the visit of delegations from Ethiopia under a JICA project on July 13th and 14th, 2017.

The main purpose of the visit is to understand more about how Special Economic Zones in Cambodia are operated. Friendly discussion was made between three parties: Delegates from Ethiopia, PPSEZ, and Representatives from the One Stop Service Center. And the delegates were also introduced to some operating companies in the zone to grasp more information about their manufacturing operation as well as benefits and problems they are receiving.

Hopefully, they could receive valuable information for the development of similar zone in their country.

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