On 28 March 2018, Ambassador Dr. Ingo Karsten handed over an invitation for the 16th Asia-Pacific Conference of German Business (APK) to the Cambodian Minister of Commerce, H.E. Pan Sorasak, at the Ministry of Commerce in Phnom Penh. The APK takes place from 01 - 03 November 2018 in Jakarta, Indonesia. The Minister was very pleased about the invitation. Participating at the conference would open channels to representatives of German companies from various sectors and create a new potential for trade between Cambodia and the Federal Republic of Germany.