Archive for the ‘Cambodia’ Category

With ASEAN Integration On The Horizon, Cambodia Coaxes Investors

Via Emerging Frontiers, a look at Cambodia: As the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) prepares for its single-market Economic Community in 2015, Cambodia is poised to benefit tremendously from this unification. With President Barack Obama in attendance, Cambodia played host to the 2012 ASEAN Summit in Phnom Penh in November. The most salient […]

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Market Focus: Cambodia

Via Global Finance Magazine, a look at Cambodia: Often overshadowed by its regional rivals Vietnam, Thailand and, most recently, Myanmar, Cambodia has been undergoing a quiet transformation. After more than a decade of 6%-plus growth—with just one hiccup during the global crisis in 2009—the Southeast Asian nation of 15 million people has begun attracting serious […]

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Cambodia

Courtesy of Capitalist Exploits, some interesting comments on Cambodia: “…With a GDP per capita of just US$2,300, Cambodia is a poor country, make no mistake about it. Yet just 10 years ago per capita income was just US$1,000. This means that the Cambodians have enjoyed a 230% increase in income, and thus a vastly improved […]

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Chinese Companies To Invest Billions In Cambodia

Via The New York Times, a report on planned Chinese investment in Cambodia: Two Chinese companies have reached a deal to build a 400-kilometer rail line, a steel plant and a seaport in Cambodia, worth a combined $11.2 billion, in what would be by far the impoverished country’s biggest-ever investments. Cambodia Iron & Steel Mining […]

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IMF: Cambodia Among Fastest-Growing Economies In 5 Years

Via Asia News Network, a look at Cambodia’s expected economic growth: Cambodia is projected to be one of the fastest growing developing economies in the Asia-Pacific region over the next five years, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) says. In its annual World Economic Outlook released yesterday, the IMF said that Cambodia was also expected to […]

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Cambodia’s Economy: Not A Complete Stitch-Up

Via The Economist, a look at Cambodia’s ongoing development: UNDER dazzling white strip-lights a production line of young Cambodians stitch, iron and fold their way to the day’s target of 820 two-piece children’s pyjamas. These garments are destined for the shelves of Los Angeles, shop price $9.97. The workers, mostly women, start at 7.30am and […]

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Focusing primarily on The New Seven Sisters - the largely state owned petroleum companies from the emerging world that have become key players in the oil & gas industry as identified by Carola Hoyos, Chief Energy Correspondent for The Financial Times - but spanning other nascent opportunities around the globe that may hold potential in the years ahead, Wildcats & Black Sheep is a place for the adventurous to contemplate & evaluate the emerging markets of tomorrow.