(Phnom Penh) The US-ASEAN Business Council is leading a delegation of US businesses to Cambodia. The most recent visit to Cambodia by the Council was a small Mission in 2005. The number of participating companies has increased for this current Mission, reflecting the increased interest in Cambodia by the business community.
“Our delegation is here to deepen existing economic ties between the US and Cambodia and to explore new opportunities. We know Cambodia is experiencing unprecedented growth. We believe our corporations bring the wherewithal to help sustain the growth in ways that will strengthen Cambodia,” said Frances Zwenig, Counselor of the Council, who leads the delegation of nine executives of ConocoPhillips, General Electric Company, Federal Express, ITT Defense and Oracle.
During the one day mission, the delegation will meet with Minister of Post & Telecommunication So Khun, Secretary of State Dr. Kao Kim Hourn, Minister of Health Dr. Nuth Sokhom, Senior Minister of Commerce Dr. Cham Prasidh, Senior Minister of Economy & Finance Keat Chhon, and US Ambassador Mussomeli.