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A recent report has found that the majority of Cambodia’s nearly 40 commercial banks lack the scale and efficiency required to generate a healthy return on investment for their shareholders, with many not even able to cover their ow

Tue, 12 September 2017

Manulife Cambodia: five years in and still growing fast

In the five years since Manulife set up an office in the Kingdom of Cambodia, the local business for this international life insurance company has grown rapidly.

Tue, 12 September 2017

Are you MoneyMinded?

Financial literacy is fundamental to strengthening financial inclusion and helping people make good decisions with their money. This goes a long way to improving communities and their economic sustainability.

Traffic passes in front of National Bank of Cambodia headquarters in Phnom Penh.
Tue, 12 September 2017

Q3 business and finance news snapshot

The Kingdom’s banking and finance sector has been a flurry of activity of late, with inflows of foreign capital into the Kingdom’s banking sector nearly doubling during the first half of 2017.

Tue, 12 September 2017

Pi Pay Continues Rapid Growth

Pi Pay, Cambodia’s leading cashless payment app and mobile e-wallet, has seen its early popularity continue and after only two months in operation has processed more than $5 million in digital transactions.

Tue, 12 September 2017

First six months achieves further institutionalisation of tax in Cambodia

The General Department of Taxation (GDT) reported a 32 percent year-on-year increase in tax collection for the first six months of 2017, continuing a string of impressive double-digit, and at times triple-digit annual gains since a

Tue, 12 September 2017

Life insurance gallops ahead in Kingdom

Cambodia’s burgeoning insurance industry is accelerating at a healthy pace, and nowhere is this more visible than the life insurance market.

Tue, 12 September 2017

Banks capitalise on Cambodia’s high mobile phone usage

Cambodia is changing from a quiet, tranquil country to a lively, tech-savvy nation.

The expansion of credit provided by the Kingdom’s MFIs has been slowing since 2016. Photo supplied
Wed, 21 June 2017

Q2 banking and finance news snapshot

Cambodia’s stock exchange welcomed a new listing to its bourse in the second quarter, with Sihanoukville Autonomous Port becoming the fifth listed firm

Blockchain-based technology can be used for reducing costs associated with interbank lending, in addition to facilitating digital assets and cryptocurrencies. Photo supplied
Wed, 21 June 2017

Cambodia’s central bank mulls blockchain technology implementation

The National Bank of Cambodia (NBC) hopes to launch the testing phase of a closed loop blockchain-based technology by the fourth quarter of this year, a technology that if proven successful would greatly enhance the central bank’s a