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Opinion: Turning Uncertainty into Opportunity and Doubling Down on Cambodia’s Human Development

Over much of the last two decades, Cambodia’s economy has grown at an impressive average rate of nearly eight percent, one of the fastest-growing economies in the world. Significant advances were made in reducing poverty and improving health and education.

Associations respond to German-funded study on Cambodia’s microfinance industry

Association of Banks in Cambodia (ABC) and Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) have responded to a review on the microfinance industry which found the sector overall has a positive impact on borrowers while also raising concerns about over-indebtedness and land sales.

Encouraging foreign talent will play a key role in the post-pandemic growth of Cambodia

Key stakeholders in Cambodia's business community say attracting and harnessing foreign talent will be a key element in seeing the resumption of impressive pre-pandemic growth levels for Cambodia moving forward.

ADB Maintains Cambodia’s Growth Forecast in 2022, Revises Down Projection for 2023

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) maintained its economic growth forecast for Cambodia at 5.3% in 2022 but lowered the 2023 forecast to 6.2% from 6.5% due to weaker global growth.

Switching to solar will provide an economic spark for Cambodia’s manufacturing industry: EuroCham

The European Chamber of Commerce is continuing to call for Cambodia’s energy regulator to remove burdensome capacity charges on solar and fully embrace renewable energy, in particular for the manufacturing sector as coal prices rise to over $400 a ton.

International business community realizing Cambodia’s true investment potential

Since the easing of entry requirements and the lifting of quarantine restrictions, Cambodia has witnessed an uptick in the number of business delegations visiting the Kingdom both regionally and internationally.

Majority of investors optimistic on Cambodia’s real-estate market in 2022

After being severely impacted by COVID-19 for over two years, Cambodia's real estate market has started to see an increase in international investors with over 62% of respondents from a recent Real Estate & Construction survey conducted by AmCham Cambodia, indicating that buying property in Cambodia is a good investment now.

Cambodia Travel Goods and Leather Association aims to unite the industry

The newly formed Cambodia Travel Goods and Leather Association (CLTA) will ‘bridge the gap' between the government and private enterprise to better assist the industry that exported over a billion dollars worth of products last year.

ADB and SERC address key challenges for ‘GSS bonds’ issuance in Cambodia

The Asian Development Bank and the Non-Banking Regulator have hosted a workshop for the industry to overcome key supply and demand challenges limiting Green, Social or Sustainable (GSS) Bond issuance in Cambodia’s developing capital market.

Cambodia’s consumer price index to increase 6.4% in 2022: AMRO

The ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) has forecast Cambodia’s consumer price index will rise above the regional average tipped to peak at 6.4% in 2022 then drop to 4.4% in 2023 as the protracted war in Ukraine and persistent inflation have ushered in a new set of challenges for policymakers.

WorldBank forecasts Cambodia’s growth at 4.5% in 2022

Cambodia’s real growth is projected to reach 4.5 percent in 2022 as anticipated impacts from negative terms of trade are caused by rising oil prices and a cyclical slowdown in America and China. Over the medium term, the economy is expected to trend back to potential, growing at around 6%.

Cambodia Chamber of Commerce request US to reinstate Generalized System of Preferences

Cambodia Chamber of Commerce Vice-President Oknha Lim Heng told Cambodia Investment Review the recent delegation he led to Washington discussed reinstating the allowances explaining the GSP is a driving force between the two countries to create more trade gates.
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