SINGAPORE Dec 29 A consortium led by Sino Great
Wall International has won a $2.7 billion contract to build the
133-storey Twin Trade Center in Phnom Penh in Cambodia, which
will be one of the world's tallest buildings, parent Sino Great
Wall Co Ltd said on Thursday.
Sino Great Wall, like many other Chinese companies, has been
actively expanding overseas. Earlier this month, it won
construction contracts in Malaysia and Macau worth about 373
It also signed contracts for projects in Indonesia, Myanmar
and Congo earlier this year.
The Phnom Penh contract will come into effect once the
consortium, which includes Sino Great Wall International and
Wuchang Shipbuilding Industry Co Ltd, finalises the funding. The
project is expected to take about 60 months, Sino Great Wall
said in a filing to the Shenzhen stock exchange.
(Reporting by Lee Chyen Yee in Singapore and Meg Shen in Hong
Kong. Editing by Jane Merriman)