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$39m loan for port

THE Japanese government will lend US$36 million to Cambodia for the renovation of

the port in Sihanoukville, according to its deputy director, Wa Sonat. An agreement

was signed on Sep 24.

Docking facilities for ships will be extended from 350 meters to 590 meters and the

area for storing shipping containers will double to 60,000 sq m. Work will begin

in 2001 and take nine months.

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