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Understanding Cambodia: Business & Economics

This guide provides useful information and links to resources on Cambodia.

At A Glance



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Road to ASEAN explores small medium enterprises (SMEs) and their relationship with banking in Cambodia. Find out through this video.

Learn more on how Ajinomoto Group started their business consumer foods business in Cambodia and receiving overwhelming response from Cambodians.


This section explores the various aspects of doing business in Cambodia.

Business Law

  • Legal Updates
    This link provides a comprehensive guide to the legal regulations in Cambodia.

Opportunities are abound in the education sector in Cambodia as the nation progress towards Industry 4.0. Find out how Mr. Pech Bolene, a well-known education business leader and policy advocate, helps to drive business in Cambodia.

Economics & Infrastructure

This section explores the economics and infrastructure in Cambodia.

Cambodia has experienced rapid economic growth over the last decade. Cambodia’s gross domestic product (GDP) has grown at around seven percent per year over the past decade, and it is expected to continue growing at a similar rate for the next several years. Cambodia is still reliant on foreign aid, with donor support totaling approximately 25 percent of the government’s budget. Despite the strong performance of the garment, tourism, construction, and real estate sectors, Cambodia remains an agrarian country.


There are plenty of opportunities in the Cambodia's digital media and entertainment sector driven. Find out how Mr. Chy Sila, CEO, Sabay Digital Corporation started his business in Cambodia.

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