Economy of combodia

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Index Of Contents
1. Introduction p.4-6
1.1. Physical Map Of Cambodia p.5
1.2. Climate Of Cambodia p.5
1.3. Location Of Cambodia p.5
1.4. People Of Cambodia p.5
1.5. General Information p.6

2. The Economy Of Cambodia p.7-
2.1. Economic Key Data p.7
2.2. Macroeconomic Performance p.8
2.3. Financing Economic Growthp.8
2.4. Inflation p.9
2.5. Additional Measures p.10-11
2.6. Impact Of The Global Financial Crisis On The Cambodian Economy p.12-13
2.6.1. Indirect Impacts On Banks p.12
2.6.2. Indirect Impacts On Garmet Exports p.13
2.6.3. Indirect Impatcs On Tourism p.13
2.6.4. Indirect Impacts On Construction p.13

2.7. Sectors p.14-21
2.7.1. The BankingSector p.14
2.7.2. Agriculture p.15-19
2.7.2.1. Rice Production And Cultivation p.15-17
2.7.2.2. Other Food And Commercial Corps p.18
2.7.2.3. Opportunities For Agricultural Development p.19
2.7.3. Industry p.20-21
2.7.3.1. Major Manufacturing Industries p.21
2.7.3.2. Handicrafts p.21
2.8. Imports/Exports p.22-24
2.8.1. Cambodia Trade:History p.22
2.8.2. Import Facs p.23
2.8.3. Export Facs p.24

3. Conclusion p.25

1. Introduction


Cambodia, , also known as Kampochea, covers 181,040 square kilometers and situated in Southeast Asia, has to its credit the world's largest cultural monument Angkor Wat, which was built over three centuries from the 9th century to the 12th century. Though anunder-developed country, Cambodia has forests which are rich in valuable timber.

1.1 Physical Map of Cambodia
Most of the country consists of a low-lying alluvial plain that occupies the central part of the country. To the southeast of the plain lies the delta of the Mekong River. To the east of the plain, ranges of undulating hills separate Cambodia from Vietnam. To the southwest a mountain range,the Chuor Phnum Krâvanh, borders the plain and forms a physical barrier along the country's coast. Cambodia's highest peak, Phnom Aural rises in the eastern part of this range. To the north, the Chuor Phnum Dângrêk mountains separate Cambodia from Thailand. Cambodia's most important river is the Mekong, the longest river in Southeast Asia and the tenth largest in the world.

1.2 Climate ofCambodia
Cambodia has a tropical monsoon climate. While December and January are the coolest months, March and April are the hottest. Rainfall is experienced from the months of May to October. Average annual rainfall is about 1,400 mm on the central plain and increases to as much as 3,800 mm in the mountains and along the coast. The average annual temperature is about 27°C.

1.3 Location ofCambodia

Cambodia is bound by Laos on the northeast, by Vietnam on the east and southeast, by Thailand on the west and northwest and by the Gulf of Thailand on the southwest.
1.4 People of Cambodia
About 90% of the population is made up of ethnic Cambodians or Khmer and the remaining 5 percent consists of people having Vietnamese origin and 1 percent of Chinese. The remaining 4% is made up ofsemi-nomadic tribal groups, who are mainly concentrated in the mountainous northeast. The official language is Khmer, or Cambodian.

1.5 General Information

Location: Southeastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam, and Laos
Area: total: 181,040 sq km land: 176,520 sq km water: 4,520 sq km
Land boundaries: total: 2,572 km border countries: Laos 541 km, Thailand803 km, Vietnam 1,228 km
Population: 14.8 Million People
Religion: Theravada Buddhism is the official religion (96% of the population)
Climate: tropical; rainy, monsoon season (May to November); dry season (December to April); little seasonal temperature variation
Natural resources: oil and gas, timber, gemstones, some iron ore, manganese, phosphates, hydropower potential

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