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Department for International Trade (DIT) & KPMG Financing Cambodia's Growth

Date: 4 March 2021 | Time: 04:00pm-05:00pm (Phnom Penh Time)

Date: 4 March 2021 | Time: 04:00pm-05:00pm (Phnom Penh Time)

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Cambodia has sustained an average growth rate of 8% between 1998 and 2018, according to the World Bank, making it one of the world’s fastest growing economies. In 2020, the GDP growth is estimated to drop by -1.7% according to EIU Country Report 2020 as drivers of Cambodia’s economy - tourism, manufacturing exports and construction – have been significantly impacted by COVID-19.

Cambodia has been one of the top performing economies in Asia, as the country emerges from the social and economic effects of Covid crisis, a rapid return to the high levels of growth seen pre-Covid is anticipated. James will discuss the potential industries, set to benefit from this emergence, and the potential channels of financing available to investors to fund this growth.

The UK Export Finance is the UK’s export credit agency. In the last five years, UKEF provided £14 billion to support for exports and international trade with finance and insurance from the UK government.

KPMG in Cambodia is honoured to cooperate with DIT, UKEF and BritCham to organize online Webinar “Department for International Trade (DIT) & KPMG Financing Cambodia's Growth” to highlight Cambodia economic situation & how UK export Finance can assist companies from any size and across all sectors, from capital goods to services and intangibles to:

  • win export contracts by providing attractive financing terms to their buyers
  • fulfil contracts by supporting working capital loans

 

Agenda

Date: 4 March 2021

Time: 04:00pm – 05:00pm Phnom Penh Time

           09:00am – 10:00am GMT

Time

Description

15:45 – 16:00

Online Check-in

16:00 – 16:20

Welcoming speech by Ms. Tina Redshaw, British Ambassador in Cambodia

Special Remarks by Mr. James Roberts, Head of Advisory, KPMG Cambodia

16:20 – 16:30

Presentation of Mr. Martin McCarthy, Chairman of British Chamber of Commerce

16:30 – 16:45

UK Export Finance Presentation

16:45 – 16:55

Q&A

16:55 – 17:00

Closing Remarks

 

Language: English

Free Registration Link: HERE

 

For more details regarding the event, please contact Ms. Sim Somanita.

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