Investment in Cambodia’s construction up 85 pct in 7 months

Construction sector had attracted the investment of $1.38 billion in the first seven months of 2012, a 85 percent rise from $747 million at the same period last year, a report from the ministry of land management, urban planning and construction showed on Monday. During the January-July period this year, the ministry had issued licenses to 1,083 construction projects, down 15 percent from 1,279 projects at the same period last year… The projects include residential units, commercial buildings, apartments, hotels, casinos, agricultural product processing plants and garment factories, he said….