With rising funding costs, stiff competition for deposits and growing interest rates on loans, can the sector produce a win-win solution for all parties?
The Cambodian banking system has just completed a 26-month debt restructuring exercise where scores of loan accounts were revised, classified and provisioned as the rate of non-performing loans inched up, sparking a slight credit risk unease
Macroeconomic measures are being implemented to stem a 13-year high inflation rate and its cascading effects on the economy, but more efforts are needed amid a looming global recession
A World Bank report has laid bare weaknesses in Cambodia’s logistics sector which can weigh down its competitiveness, while offering solutions that could bring it up to speed in a fast-evolving global supply chain
Cambodia and its main investor and creditor, China, are fast friends. While BRI has had positive effects, negative impacts must be addressed, a report by ODI suggests
Unlike most of its peers in ASEAN, Cambodia was not included in the initial list of countries of US-borne IPEF. It is not a traditional free trade agreement. But it has commitments which must be met, or parties risk losing benefits
Local tourists have been travelling inland whenever the opportunity allows for it in Cambodia. Though it isn’t enough to prop up the economy, domestic tourism has helped resuscitate some parts of industry
Regional tourism is grappling with the absence of the prolific travellers and big spenders – the Chinese tourists. Cambodia, which has welcomed over two million Chinese tourists before Covid-19, is reeling from the economic loss despite being the first to fully open last November
Two roadmaps, part of the LDC’s economic diversification plan, were designed to see it through its migration process, but experts say the journey might be arduous, particularly in the presence of two established hubs in the region
It's early days but Cambodiatrade.com, an e-commerce platform spawned out of a public-private initiative, has brought onboard a myriad of pandemic-hit micro-, and small-and-medium enterprises (MSMEs) with over 1,000 local products on display.