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February 27, 2019

Signing of Grant Agreement with Cambodia: Contributing to making import/export procedures efficient and internationally compliant and to modernizing port administration through computerization

photosigning ceremony

On February 26, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a grant agreement with the Royal Government of Cambodia inPhnom Penh to provide grant aid of up to 1.340 billion yen for the Project for Port EDI for Port Modernization.

Under this project, a computerized system will be constructed to provide a port electronic data interchange (EDI) at Sihanoukville Port and Phnom Penh Port in order to streamline import and export procedures, including applications and notifications at vessel arrival and departure. It is expected that the project will streamline the import and export procedures of Cambodia while bringing them into line with international standards, and modernize port administration.

The introduction of the Port EDI system is also expected to contribute to the creation of a “Single Window” in Cambodia as part of the ASEAN Single Window framework for streamlining import and export procedures at ports.

Details for the project are provided below.

[Basic project information]
Country Kingdom of Cambodia
Project title The Project for Port EDI for Port Modernization
Planned implementation period 30 months, including detailed design work and the bidding period
Executing agency Ministry of Public Works and Transport
Target region, facilities Sihanoukville Port, Phnom Penh Port
Specific project details (provisional) (1) Equipment procurement
The installation of hardware and software with the following functions:
Electronic applications and notifications for vessel import and export procedures, statistical management, shared system infrastructure and control, servers, networking, terminals
(2) Consulting services
Detailed design work, bidding assistance, procurement supervision, (as guidance in managing the facilities) support for system operation and maintenance planning, operation procedure planning, help desk management, operation manuals, other

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