Cambodia’s economy continues to enjoy robust growth: central bank

Cambodia’s economy enjoyed robust growth last year, driven by garment exports, construction and tourism, said a National Bank of Cambodia’s statement on Thursday.

“The economic growth for 2018 is expected at 7.3 percent, which is a high rate if compared with the growth rate in the last six years, and is higher than the average growth rate in developing countries,” the statement said.

Garment exports, construction and tourism had seen two-digit growth last year, it said, adding that garment export was estimated to increase by 24.7 percent and tourism was expected to grew by 11.5 percent, with some 6.2 million international tourists visiting to the kingdom.

In full: http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2019-01/03/c_137717461.htm

© 2019, The Cambodia Daily. All rights reserved No part of this article may be reproduced in print, electronically, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed without written permission.