The Ministry of Land Management, Urban Planning and Construction saw revenue increase 60 percent last year, according to its annual report, released last week. Ministry revenues increased from 89 billion riels (US$21.6 million) in 2007 to 143.4 billion riels in 2008. The report says 130 billion riels ($31.6 million) were collected in official fees for property construction and development, up from 80 billion riels last year. Revenue from fees for construction services also increased in 2008.
In Brief: Construction fees up
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