Women clients of MFIs save 9% more than men, says study

Women clients of micro-finance institutions (MFIs) tend to have 9 percent more savings than men on average, as per a recent study. ...

Rachel David

MFIs to restructure tourism, real estate loans

Microfinance institutions have been asked to conduct loan restructuring on a case-by-case basis for clients who face difficulties in the Siem Reap tourism sector, real estate and other industries. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

AFD boosts MFIs, NBC reports

National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) governor Chea Serey has lauded the French government for its pivotal role in the expansion of the Kingdom’s financial industry, particularly its robust growth in the microfinance sector. ...

May Kunmakara

Bank services VAT seen as ‘inefficient’

Banking sector leaders have expressed concern over a new government decree that places additional fees on financial services, warning that the costs of what some have described as an “impractical and inefficient” tax would likely be passed along to consumers. ...

Kali Kotoski and Hor Kimsay

Sathapana Bank gets $35 million from Taiwan lenders

Facilitated by Taiwan’s First Commercial Bank, seven foreign banks provided $35 million in a syndicated loan to Sathapana Bank Plc, a newly formed Cambodian commercial bank, to expand its existing microfinance operations and broaden its commercial lending portfolio. ...

Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng

Gov’t calls for microfinance NGOs to register with NBC

A government official lambasted the slow application rate for non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that operate as microfinance lenders, urging them to register with the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC). ...

Kali Kotoski and Cheng Sokhorng

MFI growth still healthy after 10 years

The number of microfinance institutions has been growing steadily over the past decade and this has contributed rising living standards in the Kingdom, according to the Cambodian Microfinance Association (CMA). ...

Chea Vannak

Mammoth year in kingdom’s microfinance sector

Cambodia’s microfinance sector experienced another year of explosive growth, with both lending and deposits surging over 40 per cent in 2015, according to new data by an industry association. ...

Cam McGrath and Cheng Sokhorng

France helps Microfinance and Hevea Sector

Two financing agreements, implemented by the French Development Agency, were signed on 12 July 2012 at the Ministry of Economy and Finance, in the presence of the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economy and Finance, H.E.M. Keat Chhon, to support two key sectors for economic and rural development of Cambodia. A financing agreement of 800,000 Euros (1 ...

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