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EuroCham and its committee leaders visited the Ministry of Commerce for a courtesy call with Minister of Commerce ๐‡.๐„. ๐Œ๐ซ๐ฌ. ๐‚๐‡๐€๐Œ ๐๐ข๐ฆ๐ฎ๐ฅ and her staff on 3rd November, with both sides showing enthusiasm for a collaborative approach to issues in several sectors.

On the table for discussion were methods for ๐๐ข๐ฏ๐ž๐ซ๐ฌ๐ข๐Ÿ๐ฒ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ž๐ฑ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ข๐ง๐œ๐ซ๐ž๐š๐ฌ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐…๐ƒ๐ˆ, ๐๐ž๐ฏ๐ž๐ฅ๐จ๐ฉ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐ง๐ž๐ฐ ๐ญ๐ซ๐š๐๐ž ๐ฉ๐จ๐ฅ๐ข๐œ๐ข๐ž๐ฌ, ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ž๐ง๐ฌ๐ฎ๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐  ๐Ÿ๐š๐ข๐ซ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ž๐ญ๐ข๐ญ๐ข๐จ๐ง ๐Ÿ๐จ๐ซ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐š๐ง๐ข๐ž๐ฌ ๐ญ๐ก๐š๐ญ ๐ก๐š๐ฏ๐ž ๐ญ๐จ ๐œ๐จ๐ฆ๐ฉ๐ž๐ญ๐ž ๐ฐ๐ข๐ญ๐ก ๐ ๐ซ๐ž๐ฒ ๐ฆ๐š๐ซ๐ค๐ž๐ญ ๐š๐œ๐ญ๐จ๐ซ๐ฌ ๐š๐ง๐ ๐ฉ๐š๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ฅ๐ž๐ฅ ๐ข๐ฆ๐ฉ๐จ๐ซ๐ญ๐ฌ.

After an opening message by Chairman ๐“๐š๐ฌ๐ฌ๐ข๐ฅ๐จ ๐๐ซ๐ข๐ง๐ณ๐ž๐ซ, Executive Director ๐Œ๐š๐ซ๐ญ๐ข๐ง ๐๐ซ๐ข๐ฌ๐ฌ๐จ๐ง presented the White Book 2024, the Business Confidence Survey, and the Advocacy Compass as collaborative and useful tools for the MoC to consider. Services Coordinator ๐Œ๐š๐ญ๐ญ๐ก๐ž๐ฐ ๐๐จ๐œ๐จ๐œ๐ค noted the importance of developing effective trade policies to grow businesses, before Automotive Committee Vice-Chairman ๐Š๐ฃ๐ž๐ฅ๐ ๐Ž๐ฅ๐ฌ๐ž๐ง discussed the importance of addressing unauthorised distributors in the industry.

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods Committee Chairman ๐ƒ๐š๐ซ๐ž๐ง ๐Ž๐ง๐  highlighted the importance of consumer protection in the industry, and Digital & Technology Committee Chairman ๐“๐จ๐ฆ๐š๐ฌ ๐๐จ๐ค๐จ๐ซ๐ง๐ฒ discussed the development of e-commerce in Cambodia before Garment & Manufacturing Committee Chairman ๐„๐ฆ๐ž๐ซ๐š๐ฅ๐ ๐€๐ฆ concluded with talking about the efforts needed to turn Cambodia into a better sourcing destination.

Subsequent meetings were planned to work on some of the above-mentioned issues, including a meetingย  to discuss unauthorised imports in the auto sector.ย