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CDC says investments up by 18 pct in 2015

CDC says investments up by 18 pct in 2015

Investments in Cambodia grew by 18 per cent last year, with a bulk of this capital flowing into the infrastructure, agriculture and tourism projects, the Council for Development of Cambodia announced yesterday.

Chea Vuthy, deputy secretary-general of the council, said investment projects accounted for $4.6 billion, with local firms investing $3.2 billion, followed by China with $860 million and the United Kingdom with $139 million, according to state-owned media AKP.

The country attracted $4 billion FDI in 2014, with China, Malaysia and Japan being the top foreign investors.

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