Government balancing COVID-19 restrictions with lagging economic activity: Observers

Garment workers leave the factory premises in Phnom Penh for a lunch break on December 2, 2020. Panha Chhorpoan

Cambodian observers say the government’s hesitancy to shut down parts of the economy even as Cambodia deals with its first community transmission cluster bares concerns over the health of an already-struggling economy.

Fitch upgrades growth forecast for year but notes oncoming economic challenges

Phnom Penh

Fitch Solutions on Friday slightly raised its 2019 growth forecast for Cambodia but predicted a slowdown over the next two years amid rising headwinds to exports growth.