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Agriculture share of Kingdom’s GDP on track to hit 32 per cent

The agricultural industry is on track to account for 32 per cent of Cambodia’s gross domestic product (GDP) by the end of the year as more of the Kingdom’s workforce moves into the sector, Royal Academy of Cambodia economics researcher Ky Sereyvath has said. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/agriculture-share-kingdoms-gdp-track-hit-32-cent

AMRO lowers further Cambodia’s economic growth

According to the news released from Singapore, Cambodia’s economic growth this year has been forecasted to drop from previous prediction (April) of 2.7 percent this year, and 6.8 percent next year to -1.8 percent this year and 6.5 next year. ...

Heng Panha /AKP
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50752710/amro-lowers-further-cambodias-economic-growth/

Cambodia’s economy stagnant in first half

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said the Kingdom’s economic growth stagnated in the first half of the year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic and forecast that the country’s GDP would contract 1.9 percent this year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50744787/cambodias-economy-stagnant-in-first-half/

IMF sees Cambodia registering a combined GDP growth of one percent this year and to expand to 8.5 percent in 2021

The International  Monetary Fund (IMF)said that the outlook for some Asia Pacific countries were much brighter, including Cambodia which is forecasted to have a nominal combined GDP projected growth of  1.0 percent this year before surging 8.5 percent next year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50714379/imf-sees-cambodia-registering-a-combined-gdp-growth-of-one-percent-this-year-and-to-expand-to-8-5-percent-in-2021/

Economy to face new challenges

Cambodia’s economic growth remained strong last year though the Kingdom must now address major systemic challenges to build on its ascension into lower-middle income status in order to maintain healthy levels of development, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in its annual report yesterday. ...

Matthieu de Gaudemar
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/economy-face-new-challenges

About 871,000 Cambodians travel abroad in 2013, up 10 pct

The number of Cambodia’s outbound travelers increased by 10 percent year-on-year to 871,000 last year, a report of the Ministry of Tourism showed Tuesday. Ang Kim Eang, president of Cambodia Association of Travel Agents, which represents about 220 tour and travel companies, said most of Cambodian ...

Xinhuanet News Staff
http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2014-02/18/c_133124854.htm

Cambodia very lucrative for investors

Economic diversification is attracting substantial sums of FDI from China and beyond. Rich in history and culture and blessed with wonderful natural and human resources that are driving its impressive economic growth and attracting record sums of foreign direct investment (FDI), the Kingdom of Cambodia offers ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=ZTk3NDYwNTAyZjc

Asian garment industry to undergo further segmentation

The Asian garment manufacturing industry will undergo further segmentation in the next three to four years as competition becomes more intense, experts said. China, Thailand and Vietnam will mainly produce high-end clothing, while Bangladesh, Laos, Burma and Cambodia will mainly produce low-end clothing. Lu Qijian, ...

http://usa.chinadaily.com.cn/business/2013-07/15/content_16778408.htm

Congressional Hearing in US Pushes Cut to Cambodian Aid

At a congressional hearing in Washington on Tuesday that scathingly rebuked Prime Minister Hun Sen and his ruling CPP, a U.S. lawmaker called for legislation to cut American aid to Cambodia following the national election on July 28. Representative Steve Chabot, who chaired the House Subcom­mittee ...

http://www.cambodiadaily.com/news/congressional-hearing-in-us-pushes-cut-to-cambodian-aid-34389/

Cambodia host to Malaysia's ICT conference, expo

Cambodia was host to a two-day information and communication technology conference and expo held by the The National ICT Association of Malaysia on Friday. By 2012, 19.1 million SIM cards for mobile phones have been sold while on the internet side, around 2.7 million people ...

http://www.thecambodiaherald.com/cambodia/detail/1?page=13&token=MjM2ZjVmYzQxMzV

Cambodia unveils strategy to attract Chinese tourists

Cambodia’s Ministry of Tourism on Wednesday finalized its 5-year strategic plan to attract at least 1.3 million Chinese visitors by 2018. Speaking at a seminar on Cambodia tourism marketing strategy targeting China, So Visothy, director of the Tourism Ministry’s Marketing and Promotion Department, said that currently ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/world/2013-06/19/c_132467692.htm

National silk board planned

A national silk board (NSB) under the Ministry of Commerce is being planned to weave tighter regulations into the Kingdom’s silk industry, the lack of which has deterred investors and hurt its export potential, according to industry representatives. Minister of Commerce Cham Prasidh said last week ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013060366008/Business/national-silk-board-planned.html

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