ADB and Cambodia Post Bank sign $10m loan for MSMEs

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Cambodia Post Bank (CP Bank) have signed a loan of up to $10 million to spur post-pandemic recovery for the nation’s micro-, small- and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) by increasing access to finance, with at least half earmarked for women. ...

Marissa Carruthers

SME Bank’s loans help more than 2,000 businesses

The state-owned Small and Medium Enterprise Bank of Cambodia Plc. (SME Bank) has disbursed more than $200 million in loans to at least 2,500 SMEs to help them expand businesses. ...

Khmer Times Staff

CGCC gave $92m business loans in 2022

CGCC dished out more than $92 million in 985 business loans in 2022, providing a financial lifeline to companies battling against the impact of Covid-19 and global inflation. ...

Mao Sreypich

South Korea to approve $1.5b loan to develop Cambodia’s economy

Cambodia is preparing to ink a deal that will see South Korea offer $1.5 billion in loans to further develop the kingdom’s energy sector and infrastructure. ...

Meas Molika

Banking and financial institutions disbursed $44.9 billion in loans, an increase of 23 percent

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) said that at the end of the third quarter of 2021, banking and financial institutions provided loans totaling 185.1 trillion riels or about $44.9 billion to agriculture, construction, manufacturing, services, wholesale and retail trade and household units. This accounted ...

Khmer Times Staff

JICA provides concessional loan for Siem Reap water supply expansion project

The Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has decided to provide approximately $58 million in concessional loan to the Royal Government of Cambodia for a project to expand water supply capacity in Siem Reap province. ...

Khmer Times Staff

ARDB loans set for rice sector

The state-owned Agricultural and Rural Development Bank of Cambodia (ARDB) announced that it has reserved a large number of financial packages of working capital loans for rice millers and exporters to buy paddy from farmers during the upcoming harvest season, in a bid to push ...

Thou Vireak

NBC extends loan restructures to end of year

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) released a series of measures on Monday to extend relief to customers suffering financially from the effects of COVID-19.   ...

Brian Badzmierowski

CMA: Loan restructures increasing

Restructured loans at member institutions of the Cambodia Microfinance Association (CMA) totalled about $1.5 billion as of April, according to the organisation. ...

Brian Badzmierowski

Loans in Kingdom soaring

Credit Bureau Cambodia (CBC) has reported that the total outstanding loans in the first quarter of the year reached about $28.4 billion, up to 26 percent compared with the same period last year. ...

Sok Chan

RDB set to distribute $50M to rice millers to sustain paddy market

The state-owned Rural Development Bank (RDB) has announced that it will distribute $50 million in loans to private rice millers to sustain the paddy market for farmers. The Cambodia Rice Federation (CRF) said the funds will be used to purchase nearly 300,000 tonnes of paddy ...

Thou Vireak

Bank loan portfolios set to be at least 10% in local currency

Cambodian commercial banks are showing a stronger preference to provide riel loans to microfinance institutions (MFI) as they rush to increase the share of local currency in their loan portfolio to at least 10 per cent by the end of next year. ...

Hor Kimsay

Delinquent loan rate continues to rise

The rate of microfinance loans with overdue payments nearly doubled last year according to the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC), though it remained within a normal range and was coupled with a rise in deposits. ...

Hor Kimsay

Millers start to make use of $50M emergency rice fund

The government has already provided $9 million from its emergency rice loan fund to the Kingdom’s rice millers since the harvest season began in September, nearly triple the amount it provided when it first launched the initiative last year when millers showed little appetite for ...

Cheng Sokhorng

World Bank loan of $100 million angers Boeng Kak activists

Boeng Kak supporters on Tuesday said they were dismayed at the World Bank’s announcement of a new $100 million loan to the Cambodian government amid ongoing harassment and jailings of land rights activists. ...

Brendan O’byrne and Sek Odom

Microloans work for some, leave many in debt

Nearly everyone living in Pann Sopheatra’s village, just across the Mekong River from Phnom Penh, has either taken out a microfinance loan or knows someone who has.   ...

Matt Surrusco and Buth Kimsay

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 ...

French government injects $74 million loan to support social and economic development projects in Cambodia

French government through French development agency will give $74million loan to Cambodia to support social and economic development in the kingdom, according to a senior official said today. Director General of French Agency for Development (Agence Française de Développement -AFD) Mr Dov Zera will travel to ...

National Bank of Cambodia Reports Lending Surge in 2012

Lending by commercial banks in Cambodia grew by more than one-third last year, according to figures provided by the National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) yesterday. Banks lent out a total of $5.89 billion in 2012, compared with $4.39 billion in 2011, NBC figures show, meaning ...

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