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Making Cambodian History: First Gold Blazed a New Trail, Collaborated with Cambodian Derivatives  
The headquarters of Golden FX Link (Cambodia) Co., Ltd.

First Gold made a win-win cooperation with Cambodian Derivatives Exchange (CDX), which was the first financial company in Cambodia to receive the principle approval license, both the “Central Counterparty” and “Derivative Broker” licenses issued by the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) in Cambodia. The company is authorized to provide derivatives trading services, introducing electronic trading platform for bullion, Forex and derivative products in Cambodia. The headquarters of CDX is officially set up on May 25, 2016 in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, it was an honor for First Gold to attend the press conference and witness its grand opening.

The opening ceremony was hosted by major representatives of CDX and they were: Her E. Chhay Leakhena (Chairwoman), Ms. Nancy Chau (Director), Ms. Jen Tran (Director), Ms. Hue Lien Tran (Director), Mr. Lawrence Kook (Director), Dr. Sammy So (Chief Executive Officer), Mr. Ray Mao (Head of Operations), Mr. Michael Tam (Head of Admin & Finance) and Ms. Monisa Yang (Associate Director of Financial Consulting Department), etc. Many local guests and media were attracted to the press conference, making the ceremony splendid.

Being the gateway of the “Belt and Road Initiative”, Cambodia has greater potential in gold trading and foreign exchanges development than other countries in Southeast Asia. Corresponding to First Gold’s mission in enlargement of international market, First Gold, with its excellent team members, will spare no efforts to build a world-class financial system for the local government. CDX has become the first authorized derivative broker by the government in Cambodian history, with a wide range of products including spot gold, silver, Forex, energy and futures products, as well as electronic trading services which are safer, more reliable and advanced. The headquarters is situated at a prosperous districts, self-owned 12-storey office building, providing comfortable environment, advanced equipment and professional financial investment services.

Mr. Lawrence Kook, Managing Director of First Gold and Director of Golden FX Link, expressed that Cambodia is the first station for First Gold to expand its business of ASEAN (the Association of Southeast Asian Nations), which renders positive prospective in the future. First Gold is able to make significant contribution to CDX in terms of professional knowledge, internationally recognized executing standards and specialized management skills, etc. First Gold is looking forward to further developing ASEAN markets, for examples, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.

For the establishment of Golden FX Link, First Gold is delighted and believed that there are benefits that brought to Cambodia such as internationalized standard market planning and operating system, as well as financial education. First Gold management is also deeply appreciated to the opportunity given by the officials from Ministry of Economy and Finance of Cambodia and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) for issuing the licenses. This is the first time in Cambodian history and lays a solid foundation for future financial product developments. First Gold management stated, the company will organize large-scale financial forums, inviting well-known economists and professional investors as guests speakers, so as to provide better understandings of the financial market to local people, and yet to enhance its business development to the international markets.

Making Cambodian History: First Gold Blazed a New Trail, Collaborated with Cambodian Derivatives