This project is a component of the ARISE Plus Cambodia project, which is being implemented by GIZ and aims to support greater connectivity and economic integration between Cambodia and the rest of ASEAN through implementing the AEC Blueprint 2025 and strengthening institutional capacity with the main direct beneficiaries being; MoC, the Ministry of Economy and Finance (MEF), including the General Directorate of Customs and Excise (GDCE) and selected other public and private entities.

International Economics is assisting in implementation of result area that deals with: Enhancing Private Sector Engagement. The services are divided into three broad categories and include SME Export Development, Enhancing Access to Trade Information, and Strengthening the Advocacy Capacities of Business Associations in Cambodia.