The contributions made by Vietnamese enterprises to Cambodia’s socio-economic development were praised during the product launch ceremony for the PetroVietnam Ca Mau Fertilizer Company (PVCFC) in Phnom Penh on May 28.

Speaking at the event, Deputy Prime Minister Men Sam An said that Vietnamese enterprises’ investments and involvement in social welfare activities in Cambodia in recent years actively contributed to the country’s economic development and poverty reduction.

The Deputy PM expressed her hope that the PVCFC’s high quality products will support Cambodian farmers to produce better crop yields, thus ensuring sustainable development and environmentally friendly agriculture.

General Director of the PVCFC Bui Minh Tien highlighted that Cambodia is an attractive market with a number of features that enable effective product distribution and consumption.

He said the company pledges to provide high quality products as well as training programmes for Cambodian farmers to make use of the products in a scientific and effective manner.

Participants in the launch included the Vietnamese Ambassador to Cambodia, Thach Du; representatives of the Vietnam Oil and Gas Group (PVN); senior officials of the Cambodian Ministry of Agro-Forestry-Fishery; and PVCFC distributors in Cambodia.

Vietnam’s fertilizer has gained Cambodian famers’ support. Half of the Vietnamese fertilizer used in Cambodia is PVCFC fertilizer.-VNA