INCHCAPE Special Markets' subsidiary, Khmer Agencies Co Ltd, won a Royal
Government contract late last month to supply new equipment in the renovation of
Inchcape, the British-based international services
and marketing group, will have two of its parent companies, Dutch-owned NKI and
Vanderlande, supply everything from conveyor belts to counters to X-ray
David Van, executive director of Khmer Agencies Co Ltd, said:
"We're going to have international standard modern facilities."
explained that the equipment will not be installed until the renovations which
began last month are complete.
"Civil Aviation decided to close and
renovate one section of the airport at a time so the installations will be
Van said, "We hope to be finished for the inauguration of
Royal Air Cambodge in July. But there are so many companies involved in
renovating the premises, we're not really sure."
Van said that four or
five foreign companies were awarded the rest of the renovation contracts, he did
not think any Khmer-owned companies were involved.
Inchcape supplied the
equipment for the renovation of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City's airports last year.
Van said Inchcape has future plans to act as the local agent supplying
equipment for development projects financed by international
Inchcape, in Cambodia since 1992, had their subsidiary Khmer
Agencies registered in May 1993, so that they could become a direct distributor
of consumer goods.
Khmer Agencies subcontracted the Malaysian company
Pernama in 1992 to supply wine and spirits for PX, a duty free market set up for
the Untac peacekeeping force.