Cambodia, next powerhouse for Asean investors

The success Qatar’s Ooredoo had with being issued a mobile phone licence in Myanmar is an encouraging development for Middle East investors who are looking into the possibility of entering a venture or opening a business in Southeast Asia. …

Let’s take a look at Cambodia. Qatar Airways launched its first flight from Doha to Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh (albeit with a stop in Ho Chi Minh City) in February 2013 not without a reason. The country’s tourism numbers are expected to increase significantly over the coming years, and Qatar Airways took the chance to be the first Middle Eastern airline to serve Phnom Penh.

Furthermore, the two countries seem to become increasingly engaged to foster closer ties with each other. …