Thursday, June 26, 2014

CSIS: The Banyan Tree Leadership Forum with Sun Chanthol, Cambodian Commerce Minister, by Sun Chantol - June 23, 2014



The Banyan Tree Leadership Forum with Sun Chanthol, Cambodian Commerce Minister
June 23, 2014

Keynote Remarks by

His Excellency Sun Chanthol
Minister of Commerce
The Kingdom of Cambodia

Moderated by

Mr. Murray Hiebert
Senior Fellow and Deputy Director
Sumitro Chair for Southeast Asia Studies, CSIS

Please join us for this important discussion with His Excellency Sun Chanthol, minister of commerce for the Kingdom of Cambodia. Chanthol will discuss ongoing reforms to improve the business environment and attract foreign investment in Cambodia.

Chanthol has served as minister of commerce since September 2013. He previously served as secretary of state for economy and finance, minister of public works and transport, and senior minister and vice-chairman of the Council for the Development of Cambodia. Before returning to Cambodia in 1994, he had a successful career working in various senior executive positions for General Electric. Chanthol received his education at American University, the University of Pennsylvania, and Harvard University. 

Topics
ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND RECONSTRUCTION, TRADE AND ECONOMICS,DEVELOPMENT POLICY

Download H. E. Sun Chanthol's Full Presentation here.

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The Phnom Penh Post - June 26, 2014

“Put it this way: Last year, 2013, we had the election. The ruling party lost 22 seats, OK? Before, they had 90 out of 123 seats in the National Assembly and we lost 22 seats.… It was really a wake-up call for the ruling party, so we are going all out to reform,” the minister responded.
Read more at Election a ‘wake-up call’ for CPP

Watch more videos of H. E. Sun Chanthol at 66. Dr. Sok Siphana and Senior Minister Sun Chanthol on Cambodia’s Investment Climate.

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