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NBC disseminates financial inclusiveness in Kampong Cham
The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) on Thursday last week disseminated the country’s microfinance industry to local authorities in a district in Kampong Cham province mainly to promote financial literacy, increase financial inclusiveness and enhance protection of banking and financial service consumers, said a release ...
Riel day reiterates significance of national currency
The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) organized on Monday a Seminar on Riel, Financial Literacy and Bakong system, as part of the celebration of the 43rd anniversary of reintroduction of Riel, the national currency. ...
Khmer Times Staff
NBC celebrates 43rd anniversary of riel reintroduction
In a bid to raise public awareness of the usage of the national currency, National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) hosted a seminar on ‘Riel, Financial Literacy and Bakong’ at the Center for Banking Studies yesterday. ...
NBC calls for more UK investment, exports
National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) assistant governor Chea Serey on February 7 proposed that British businesspeople ramp up their investments in Cambodia and buy more local goods, to strengthen bilateral economic relations and stimulate recovery in the Southeast Asian country following a downturn linked to ...
Be mindful of informal financing, NBC warns
The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) and National Police on February 2 issued a joint statement warning of the risks associated with informal financial services, which it said could put borrowers in excessive debt or otherwise upend their lives. ...
NBC: Int’l reserves $17.8B at end-2022
The Kingdom’s international reserves ended 2022 at $17.8 billion, equivalent to seven months of import cover, compared to $20.3 billion and 8.1 months at end-2021, which pundits affirm is still high for a developing country given the recent global financial crisis, signalling positive levels of ...
H2 inflation to fall below 5%: NBC boss
Average year-on-year inflation for the second half (H2) of 2022 will fall below five per cent, on the back of improvements in economic activity, as gross domestic product (GDP) grows around five per cent over the period, National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) governor Chea Chanto ...
Inflation predicted to fall below five percent
Inflation remains under control and is predicted to drop below five percent as banking and financial institutes continue to aid post-pandemic economic recovery, says the National Bank of Cambodia. ...
Prak Chan Thul
Cambodia’s SMEs battle string of challenges
The Director General of the National Bank of Cambodia, Chea Serey, said on Thursday that Cambodian SMEs face a number of challenges that range from a lack of human resources and market capitalization, to access to credit. ...
Finance Ministry, NBC enhance digital verification of customer documents
The Ministry of Economy and Finance and the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) have reached a memorandum of understanding on electronic Know Your Customer (e-KYC) cooperation, aiming to enhance digital verification of customer documents in Cambodia. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Ministry Of Women’s Affairs, NBC and Visa celebrate completion of partnership on Promoting Financial Literacy for women and women entrepreneurs
The Ministry of Women’s Affairs (MoWA), the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), and Visa, have completed their year-long program “Promoting Financial Literacy for Women and Women Entrepreneurs”, helping to improve financial literacy and economically empower nearly 10,000 women, entrepreneurs and students across Cambodia. ...
Khmer Times Staff
Paris Peace Agreement commemorated with 30k note
The government will put a 30,000 riel banknote into circulation to celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Paris Peace Agreement. ...
NBC extends loan restructures to end of year
The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) released a series of measures on Monday to extend relief to customers suffering financially from the effects of COVID-19. ...
NBC: Fintech fuels 2020 boom in Kingdom's payment systems
Payment systems in Cambodia have seen remarkable strides in line with the evolution of financial technology (fintech) and significantly contribute to the development of the national economy, as digital transactions witness a Covid-19 boom, the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said in the 2020 annual ...
The National Bank of Cambodia discourages usage of bank notes to curb COVID-19 spread
The National Bank of Cambodia today issued an announcement encouraging all members of the public to use electronic payment services to participate in the prevention and control of the spread of COVID- 19. ...
Khmer Times Staff
COVID won’t hold us back, ASEAN meeting agrees
Speaking at the virtually held ASEAN Finance and Central Bank Deputies’ Meeting (AFCDM), Neav Chanthana, deputy governor of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), said that members are committed to pushing economic growth in the region despite the Coronavirus pandemic. ...
Financial leniency urged for buyers of boreys, condos
The government on March 22 issued a plea to developers of borey gated-communities and condominiums in Cambodia to ease some of the financial pressure facing customers to pay monthly installments until the end of March 2022, in light of the Covid-19 pandemic. ...
‘Allied action required for digital shift’
Cambodia continues to face a multitude of challenges as digital payments and solutions graduate from a niche business to a key segment in the Kingdom’s development strategy, according to National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) assistant governor Chea Serey on March 17. ...
NBC’s director-general: Promoting financial inclusion
During an interview with CoinDesk’s online web show, “Money Re-imagined”, the Director-General and Assistant Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) Chea Serey explained how the central bank is working towards financial inclusion by encouraging the opening of formal savings accounts. ...
NBC, IFC to boost SME financial access
The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) and the International Finance Corporation (IFC) will join forces on the “Cambodia Supply Chain Finance Market Development” project and expand financial access for the Kingdom’s small and medium-sized enterprises (SME). ...