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.