On 30th July, 2020, EuroCham Cambodia and ARISE Plus Cambodia jointly hosted the Workshop on the Enhancement of the Cambodia National Trade Repository, to disseminate and discuss the findings from the NTR report, as well as promoting awareness of the NTR among officials from the Royal Government of Cambodia. The event was held at the Raffle Hotel Le Royal, in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.
The guests of honor included representatives from the Cambodian Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), as well as those from GIZ's ARISE Plus Cambodia and ARISE Plus Regional Project. The total number of attandants was 45.
During the workshop and after the introductory statements and opening remarks, presentations from Department of Economic Integration in the MEF describing the NTR and its governance structure, ARISE Plus Regional explaining how the initiative fits into the wider ASEAN Trade Repository (ATR) and ARISE Plus Regional's economic integration project and why it is important to enhance the effectiveness of the Cambodian portal and finally the study findings and recommendations for improvement.
There were also group discussions followed after the presentations to collect their feedback toward 4 recommendation areas to finalize the report.