Cargo at Phnom Penh Port Jumps 15.24 Percent

The amount of cargo entering Cambodia through the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port has increased 15.24 percent through the first nine months of this year, compared to the same period last year, a port official said yesterday. Hei Bavy, general director of the Phnom Penh Autonomous Port, said that from January through September, the port received a total 70,079 standard 20-foot (6-meter) long shipping containers, up from 60,810 during the same period last year. … The state-run port in July announced that it would prepare an initial public offering on the Cambodian Securities Exchange, though there has been no further information.