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Listening comprehension June 18, 2009

Listening comprehension June 18, 2009

Listening comprehension

Listen to the audio file and answer the following questions:

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1. The annualized drop in prices mask
a) rising prices so far in 2009.
b) declining prices so far in 2009.
c) the decline in direct foreign investment.
d) the rise in direct foreign investment.

2. There has been a decrease in inflationary pressures this year because
a) foreign aid has risen in the Kingdom.
b) direct foreign investment has declined.
c) of the political instability in Thailand.
d) many Vietnamese businesses have closed in Cambodia.

3. Consumer price inflation is estimated to return in
a) 2009
b) 2010
c) 2011
d) 2012

4. Which of Cambodia’s economic sectors is most injured by deflation?
a) garments
b) tourism
c) agriculture
d) fisheries

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