Cambodia and Japan have agreed to examine the possibility of establishing cooperation in the realm of the protection of consumer rights.
The agreement came as Yutaka Arai, member of the Consumer Affairs Agency of Japan and her colleagues paid a courtesy call on General Directorate of Consumer Protection, Competition and Fraud (CCF) director-general Phan Oun on June 9 at the CCF headquarters, according to the CCF.
The CCF said that the Japanese delegation briefed their Cambodian counterparts on consumer protection policy in Japan and recent developments in Japanese consumer protection institutions. In the meantime,
Arai also noted the development of consumer protection activities undertaken by the Cambodian government, through the Ministry of Commerce.
Oun briefed the Japanese delegation, explaining that the CCF was made up of the National Commission for Consumer Protection and the Competition Commission of Cambodia (CCC).
The CCF aims to protect and increase understanding of consumer rights and interests, as well as ensure fair competition in the Kingdom’s markets.
“At the conclusion of the meeting, the two sides agreed to examine the possibility of establishing closer cooperation between the National Commission for Consumer Protection and the Consumer Affairs Agency of Japan,” added the CCF statement.