Manufacturing and service sectors boost employment
According to the government’s release this week of the Kingdom’s 2019 census report, the manufacturing and service sectors have accounted for the largest rise in employment over the last decade, seeing millions of jobs created across the country. ...
Investors need stable, quality electricity
Stable and quality electricity is needed to attract additional high-value-added manufacturing to Cambodia, but the quality of electricity in the kingdom remains a challenge for investors as the manufacturing sector continues to diversify. ...
ADB: GDP to grow 7.1% in 2017
The latest report from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) describes Cambodia’s economic situation in 2016 as “broadly as expected,” as it predicts a slight increase in economic growth of 0.1 percent, to 7.1 percent. Released yesterday, the update to its annual “Asian Development Outlook” for 2016 ...
Climate Change Will Adversely Affect Economy
Cambodia’s manufacturing and tourism sectors will face adverse effects from climate change due to the country’s focus on hydropower, according to a report produced jointly by British and Cambodian think tanks. ...
Foreign investment rises 73 pct
A mid [sic] global economic fragility, foreign direct investment (FDI) in Cambodia grew a whopping 73 per cent in 2012 from the year before, a huge increase helping to fuel a record-setting amount of money pouring into least developed countries, according to the United Nations ...
Cambodia sends 4,779 laborers abroad in Q1
Cambodia has dispatched 4,779 workers to Thailand, South Korea and Japan in the first three months of this year, according to a report from the Ministry of Labor on Friday. During the January-March period this year, the country sent 4, 100 workers to Thailand, 678 workers ...
Policy to expand sector
The government plans to implement an industrial policy designed to promote development of the manufacturing sector. Speaking at a business networking dinner prepared by the Cambodian Federation of Employers and Business Associations on Wednesday, Sok Chenda Sophea, secretary general of the Council for the Development of ...