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ADB revises down Cambodia’s inflation forecast

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has updated its forecast for Cambodia, revising down its estimate of the country’s inflation rate to 2.6 percent from 3.2 percent. Economic growth is expected to remain steady at about 7 percent, according to the ADB. ...

Aun Chhengpor
https://www.voacambodia.com/a/adb-revises-down-cambodia-inflation-forecast/4591720.html

Inflation in 2017 low and ‘manageable’

Inflation in Cambodia last year reached 2.9 percent due to a moderate increase in the price of key commodities, particularly petroleum and agricultural goods, with the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) saying the low inflation rate was a product of sound macroeconomic management. ...

May Kunmakara
http://www.khmertimeskh.com/50100904/inflation-2017-low-manageable/

US dollar used to curb inflation

Cambodia’s central bank purchased a total of $479.4 million worth of cash during the first half of this year to convert to riel, utilising one of the few tools the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) has to stabilise the value of the local currency and ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/us-dollar-used-curb-inflation

NBC, South Korea team up for research

The central banks of Cambodia and South Korea signed an agreement on Friday to jointly conduct research and analyse the relationship between exchange rates and inflation in the Cambodian economy, according to bank officials. ...

Hor Kimsay
http://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/nbc-south-korea-team-research

Fears over new bank note

The new 100,000 riel banknote depicting the late King Father Norodom Sihanouk is not just a pretty historical token. It will also help inject much needed cash into the economy, according to the National Bank of Cambodia. Although take-up will occur as older banknotes of other ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013051465591/Business/fears-over-new-bank-note.html

Small rise in Kingdom’s February inflation

Cambodia saw a 1.7 per cent rise in inflation in February compared with the same month the previous year. Prices of food and fuel rose, according to official data from the National Institute of Statistics (NIS). “The increase for all index group of a 1.7 per ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013042365161/Business/small-rise-in-kingdom-s-february-inflation.html

Inflation rose by 1.8 per cent in January

Inflation in the Kingdom increased by 1.8 per cent in January compared with the same period the year before. Higher costs for food and fuel were the main drivers, official data from the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) show. Khin Song, deputy director general of the ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013032264619/Business/inflation-rose-by-1-8-per-cent-in-january.html

Cambodia’s Economic Growth Will Help Poverty Reduction

Cambodia economic growth was 7.3 percent in 2012. Agriculture grew by 4.3 percent, crops by 4.9 percent, fisheries by 6.7 percent, industry by 9.2 percent, garment [sector] by 6.9 percent and the service industry by 8.1 percent, said Dr Hang Chuon Naron, Secretary of State ...

http://thesoutheastasiaweekly.com/

Food, beverage imports rise

Cambodia spent about $200 million on food and beverage imports to supply the domestic market last year – an increase of more than 10 per cent from the previous year, official data from the Ministry of Commerce show. Government officials and representatives of the private sector ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013021361334/Business/food-beverage-imports-rise.html

Cambodia's inflation rate fell to 3 per cent in 2012

Cambodia’s inflation rate fell to an annual three per cent last year, down from 4.9 per cent a year earlier, according to data from the National Bank of Cambodia released in late January. Chea Chanto, the bank’s governor, told an annual meeting in late January that ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/2013020761219/Business/cambodia-s-inflation-rate-fell-to-3-per-cent-in-2012.html

Cambodia's inflation stands at 3 pct last year: central bank governor

Cambodia’s inflation rate decelerated to 3 percent last year, down from 4.9 percent in a year earlier, Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) Chea Chanto said Saturday. “This is a remarkable drop and the 3-percent rate last year is low and controllable,” he said ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-01/19/c_132113989.htm

Cambodia's inflation increases by 1.6 pct in November

Cambodia’s inflation rate had increased by 1.6 percent in November 2012 if compared with November 2011 due to moderate increases in food and petroleum prices, according to the latest statistics of the National Institute of Statistics (NIS) on Tuesday. The statistics said the total consumer price ...

http://news.xinhuanet.com/english/business/2013-01/01/c_132075617.htm

Cambodia defies global crisis

Cambodia’s economic performance this year has been heartening despite the global economic slowdown, especially the chaos caused in Europe by the sovereign-debt crisis and the sluggish recovery of the US economy. In October, the International Monetary Fund revised its world growth projections to 3.3 per cent ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com

Reserve rate doesn't worry local banks

Bankers have raised no concerns over the National Bank of Cambodia’s increase to the reserve requirement rate in order to maintain the stabilization of cash flow and inflation during a time of global financial difficulty. The increase, from 12 to 12.5 per cent, issued late last month, was ...

http://www.phnompenhpost.com/index.php/2012102359366/Business/reserve-rate-doesnt-worry-local-banks.html

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