THE Ministry of Commerce announced Sunday that it will hold the fourth “Cambodia Import-Export and One Province One Product Exhibition” from December 15 to 18, an event it said will help build economic ties between small businesses at the local level. The four-day event, which will take place at Phnom Penh’s Mondial Centre, is also aimed at forging links on marketing and exports within Cambodia’s private sector, according to the announcement. The ministry holds the trade and investment exhibition on an annual basis.
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