Cambodia Reaffirms Support for Japanese Investments

The Cambodian Ministry of Commerce has expressed its strong support for Japanese companies wishing to invest in Cambodia and reaffirmed its cooperation in facilitating the investment.

H.E. Pan Sorasak, Minister of Commerce, underlined the support and cooperation when he received here yesterday afternoon a delegation of Japanese businessmen and investors led by Ms. Marisa Haruta, Chief Representative of Japan External Trade Organisation (JETRO) Phnom Penh Office.

H.E. Minister spoke highly of the good partnership between JETRO Phnom Penh Office and the ministry’s General Department of Trade Promotion in promoting business and investment activities in Cambodia, especially in enhancing Cambodia-Japan trade.

Ms. Marisa Haruta said that the visit of the delegation of Japanese businessmen and investors to Cambodia this time was to learn more about the business environment and the trade situation between the two countries.

Cambodia officially opened a private trade centre in the city of Atsugi in Kanagawa prefecture on Mar. 17, 2022 to display and promote Cambodian products in Japan.

This centre is also a place where Japanese businessmen and investors as well as the general public can obtain relevant information about Cambodia before deciding to do business and invest in the Kingdom.

In 2021, the Cambodia-Japan bilateral trade volume was recorded at over US$1,700 million, of which over US$1,093 million were Cambodian exports.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press