PM Dung Urges Expanded Co-operation With Cambodia

August 24th, 2011 , Viet Nam News

Ha Noi–The Vietnamese Government would do its best to work with the Cambodian Government to raise bilateral ties to a more effective and fruitful level, said Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung in Ha Noi yesterday.

Dung told the Cambodian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Co-operation Hor Namhong there was huge potential for further co-operation between the two nations, particularly in the areas of trade, investment, tourism, education and training and cross-border links. Continue »

Fertilizer Giant Opens New Branch

August 20th, 2011 , Economics Today

The PetroVietnam Fertilizer and Chemicals Joint Stock Company (PVFCCo) officially inaugurated its branch in Cambodia on July 29 with an aim to sell products directly to local farmers. Since the establishment of its representative office in Phnom Penh in May 2010, PVFCCo, an affiliate of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (Petro Vietnam), has sold around 6,000 tonnes of urea to Cambodian companies. PVFCCo Chairman Bui Minh Tien said the inauguration of the Phnom Penh branch will help the company better serve the Cambodian market. Through the direct sales of products to Cambodian farmers, the company may reduce time of supply and expand transfer of techniques in rural areas (p 26).