Future Outlook of Cambodia Economy


  • Forecasted that real GDP growth will accelerate to 7.3% in 2015 after standing an estimate of 7-7.2% in year 2013 & 2014
  • Economic expansion will average 7.5% a  year in 2016-2018 as external demand strengthens

Screen Shot 2015-10-01 at 10.58.12 am

Foreign Investment

  • Inflows of net foreign direct investment in 2014 – USD 1.3 billion
  • Poised to pick up  7.3% in 2015

foreign investment cambodia

Outstanding Economic Performance

  • GDP growth averaged 8% over the past 10 years
  • Strong performance of USD currency
  • Low inflation
  • Debt to GDP ratio 32.8%
  • Low budget deficit
  • International reserves increased to USD 4.1 billion

ASEAN Free Trade Agreements

  • ASEAN, the association of South-East Asian Nations, is gaining considerably in importance as a trade bloc and is now the third largest in the world after the European Union and the North American Free Trade Agreement.
  • Combined GDP of USD 2.31 Trillion (2012) and is home to some 600 million people
  • Expected economy and housing price to surge when this is implemented in Cambodia by December 2015

Big Companies Venturing into Cambodia

Big companies cambodia

Housing Market

  • The properties in Cambodia has attracted interest from Chinese, Middle East, Japanese and Singaporean investors primarily because of the freehold titles and significant and promising potential capital growth.
  • Leasing for apartment, villa and condominium is 95% occupancy on average
  • Class A residential properties are highly in demand given the influx of expats working in Phnom Penh. Many high end service providers like Flatiron Meridian have ventured into this promising city.
  • Land prices in Phnom Penh has gone up tremendously in the past 24 months as more foreign developers are venturing into Cambdoai
  • Recent studies showed that there are significant accelerations in the prices of residential and office development sites , registering 13.7% and 7.6% respectively.