Cambodia, the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia, and third in Asia in 2024

Cambodia leads the growth projection in Southeast Asia in 2024, according to Seasia Stats based on Southeast Asia’s 2024 GDP growth projection from the IMF’s October 2023 Outlook and January 2024 update. ...

Khmer Times Staff

IMF forecasts Cambodia GDP at 6%, but warns of weak US, China growth

Following the pandemic, economic growth has been steady, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said, with expansion projected at six percent in 2024, from an estimated 5.3 percent last year, thanks to tourism and non-garment exports. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam

Cambodia seeks 1.7 billion SDR loan for development projects

Cambodia has unveiled ambitious plans to secure a loan of 1.7 billion in Special Drawing Rights (SDR), or $2.3 billion, in 2024 for the development of key sectors. ...

Thang Sinorn

IMF predicts continued recovery for Cambodian economy

An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Davide Furceri, assessed Cambodia’s economy and predicted growth in the coming years. The IMF report reveals that the country’s economy is steadily recovering from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, although it still faces challenges from both ...

Khmer Times Staff

IMF reviews Cambodia’s economy

Cambodia’s economic growth is predicted to expand by 5.3 percent in 2023 and six percent in 2024, according to the International Monetary Fund (IMF) after concluding a mission in the country. ...

Meas Molika

Tax revenue ‘exceeds’ expectations

The government has amassed over $3 billion in revenue from the General Department of Taxation (GDT) as of October 30, which represents 85.7% of the 2023 Law on Financial Management despite the deteriorating global economic landscape affecting the region. ...

May Kunmakara

IMF lauds Cambodia’s fiscal vigor, anti-laundering efforts

The International Monetary Fund’s (IMF) Article IV Consultation team has recognised Cambodia for its robust actions against money laundering and terrorism financing. ...

Post Staff

Tax revenue falls in first 8 months of ‘23: ministry

In the first eight months of 2023, the government reported revenue of almost $4.2 billion, representing nearly 66% of the target set for 2023 by the annual budget law. This performance marks a decline of over 2% compared to the same period last year, as ...

Hin Pisei

IMF urge cooperation for recovery

International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Kristalina Georgieva urged ASEAN leaders to invest in international cooperation as well as growth-enhancing reforms to fully recover and continue on the pre-pandemic path to prosperity amid a global economic slowdown. ...

May Kunmakara

IMF, ECB, global banks laud Chea Serey as NBC chief

A multitude of international financial institutions and central banks have congratulated and expressed confidence over Chea Serey’s appointment as governor of the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), acknowledging her expertise and qualification to develop the Kingdom’s banking sector. ...

May Kunmakara

Debt ratio below most ASEAN states: IMF

Cambodia’s general government gross debt (GGGD) is projected to reach 37.5 per cent of GDP (gross domestic product) in 2023 – up from 36.5 per cent in 2022 – which, although marking the highest rate since 42.7 per cent in 2004, is lower than that ...

May Kunmakara

IMF cuts world growth outlook as ‘debt stress’ rises: researcher

Low-income countries and emerging economies – including Cambodia – are facing heightened sovereign debt distress amid a rise in interest rates in advanced economies, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) economic counsellor and director of research Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas. ...

May Kunmakara

IMF cuts world growth outlook as ‘debt stress’ rises: researcher

Low-income countries and emerging economies – including Cambodia – are facing heightened sovereign debt distress amid a rise in interest rates in advanced economies, according to International Monetary Fund (IMF) economic counsellor and director of research Pierre-Olivier Gourinchas. ...

May Kunmakara

ASEAN a bright spot in gloomy global outlook, says IMF chief

The region and the globe remain in the grip of a slew of intractable crises on top of the persistent effects of Covid-19, posing precarious economic headwinds and dampening growth prospects for the coming years. ...

May Kunmakara

IMF, ADB peg 2022 GDP growth at 5%

Two major multilateral lenders have forecast Cambodia’s economic growth for 2022 at around five per cent, buoyed by bumper export performance earlier in the year, coupled with ongoing policy support and continued tourism recovery, but held back by external pressures associated with Covid-19 and the ...

May Kunmakara

Inflation to peak this year before showing signs of decline

The International Monetary fund has predicted inflation in Cambodia will peak this year due to global pressures, weakened export orders, and a slowing real estate market, before falling from 2023 onwards. ...

Prak Chan Thul

Cambodian debt stands at $9.81b

In the last three months, Cambodia paid $183 million in foreign debt, with total debt standing at $9.81 billion. However, authorities remain unconcerned, claiming funds are being funneled into investment and development. ...

Seng Mengheng​ and Chhorn Raksmey

Cambodia’s economy to grow 5.1% in 2022

Cambodian economy will grow at 5.1 percent this year and 6.2 percent in 2023, according to the Ministry of Economy and Finance. ...

Sok Sithika

Economy will grow 2.2% before recovery, says IMF

The International Monetary Fund says Cambodia’s gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 2.2 percent this year, down from a previous forecast of 4.2 percent annual growth. GDP was minus 3.1 percent last year after average annual growth of 7 percent in previous years. ...

Michael Firn

Record-low oil prices to to continue

A grim report on the world economy by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday caused oil prices to continue to slide, with international prices hitting the lowest level since 2002 as planned output cuts were deemed insufficient to offset a COVID-19-fuelled slump in demand. ...

Harrison White

Economy to contract for the first time since conflict ended

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has predicted Cambodia’s 2020 Gross Domestic Product will contract by -1.7 percent this year in line with a global contraction of -3.0 percent. The reduction in GDP represents an economic downturn the world has not seen since the Great Depression, ...

Harrison White

Economy to grow by 7 percent in 2018: IMF

According to the latest forecast from the International Monetary Fund (IMF), Cambodia economy will grow by 7 percent this year on the back of higher public spending and steady growth in construction and tourism. The IMF’s forecast is slightly higher than the figure released by the ...

May Kunmakara

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