Commerce Minister Sun Chanthol announced Monday that the government would no longer require firms to apply for certificates of origin (CO) if they export to countries that do not require such documentation. The government also plans to introduce an electronic CO system within six months for companies exporting to countries that do require them, he said. Mr. Chanthol told participants at a Ministry of Commerce conference at the Intercontinental Hotel on increasing the ease of doing business that Prime Minister Hun Sen had approved his requests to streamline the export system. Countries like the U.S. and Japan no
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