Cambodia is a paradise for tourists, where the kingdom drew more than 5 million visitors in 2016, a Y-O-Y increase of 5%. It is experiencing rapid economic growth, with the broad access to global markets. Being a member of ASEAN, Cambodia benefits from the regional trade. It has been hailed as one of the Southeast Asia’s investment frontiers. Favourable investment climate with 100% foreign ownership, open capital account and easy repatriation of profits. Foreign direct investment in Cambodia, has nearly doubled up to $6.3 billion in 2017, with China being the biggest investor for the past five years.
Continuous improvement of infrastructure and transportation, such as the new Light-Rail System planned for Phnom Penh which targets for operation by 2023 for the upcoming hosting of Southeast Asian Games. Cambodia, a key country in One Road, One Belt Initiative, has enticed many Chinese buyers and investors into the market. As well, with the influx of international brands in Phnom Penh indicating a potential capital growth and rental returns in the property market. Cambodia emerged as one of the key real estate investment hub, with affordable properties, offering abundant of investment opportunities in Southeast Asia.
Cambodia ranked as one of the best retirement destination due to its’ cost of living. Invest in the world’s most resilient currency as Cambodia has long been a dollarized economy and will continue to be.