A container freight station built with aid from Japan was inaugurated recently at Cambodia’s Sihanoukville Port Special Economic Zone (SPSEZ). Its construction was financed by Japan’s Grant Aid for the Economic and Social Development Programme, which offered a grant of $4.6 million to Cambodia in response to a request by Phnom Penh in 2019.
The new container freight station is expected to contribute to business development in the zone and attract more investors, including from Japan, to the province, according to Cambodian media reports.
Apart from significant Japanese software and hardware assistance, the port has gained from training from experienced Japanese technicians and engineers.
He said this station and AEON warehousing project invested by AEON Mall will contribute, promote and play an important role in the business activities of the port.