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Why Invest In Phnom Penh

Why Invest In Cambodia

  • Political stability. Although in the past decades the country witnessed war and civil unrest, in recent years the ASEAN member is socio-political has tuned 180 degrees and it enjoys a relatively peaceful era under Prime Minister Hun Sen
  • Macroeconomic stability. Cambodia’s developing economy has an anticipated high-growth outlook
  • Low inflation rate
  • Stable exchange rate
  • Low debt-to-GDP ratio
  • Investment incentive. The country has an existing investment law that provides very generous incentives for investors. No foreign levy or capital gain tax
  • No exchange control
  • Every economic sector is open to foreign investment
  • Full ownership. Foreign investor can own 100% of their business
  • Money can be easily transferred into and out of the country
  • Its young work force will mean better purchasing power in the near future and demand for housing will increase due to household formation
  • High GDP growth
  • High rental return
  • Cambodia being strategically located beside Thailand and Vietnam and midway between China and India enjoy economic spill over from the growth of its neighbouring counties’ economy
  • Cambodia has many untapped natural resources such as popular tourism sites, mineral deposits, off-shore oil and gas reserves and lots of fertile land for agriculture.

 

Why Invest In Phnom Penh

  • Potential High Returns & Capital Appreciation of projected doubling every 5 years due to increasing land prices & construction costs in Prime Central district of Phnom Penh
  • High Rental Yield with current rates at 8-11% per annum
  • Leverage on First Mover’s Advantage at the start of the property boom
  • Developing country with High Economic Activity and Increasing Foreign Direct Investments from China, Europe, Japan and Korea
  • No Capital Gain Tax or Sellers’ Stamp Duty
  • Young population and workforce
  • Rising literacy rate – already exceeded 75%
  • One of the fastest growing economies in the world
  • Strategically situated between china and India
  • Ideal qualities for maritime trade
  • Abundance of untapped natural resources, including oil and gas
  • Politically stable lead by current Prime Minster since 1985
  • Pro-Business government and favorable investment climate
  • Attractive investment incentives
  • Strong GDP growth
  • WTO Member since 2004
  • Duty Free or preferential export access to most developed economies
  • Improving transportation connectivity
  • All key roads and bridges connecting to neighbouring countries have been or are in the process of being upgraded
  • Upgrading and expansion of the Phnom Penh Airport to be completed in late 2015
  • 3 International Airports
  • Railroad system is undergoing upgrade
  • Fertile land for agriculture
  • World renowned visitor sites (historical, cultural, beaches, islands, nature)
  • Upgrading of major container sea port in Sihanoukville completed
  • River Port in Phnom Penh is being relocated and expanded
  • Untapped, growing domestic consumer market
  • Extraordinarily youthful demographics ensures increasing domestic demand
  • Robust economic growth will happen due to urbanization over the coming decades
  • Per Capita GDP and purchasing power has more than doubled over the past decade and is continuing to grow
  • Well capitalized, conservative, banking system
  • No tradition of government bailouts and subsidies
  • Opportunity to own a piece of prime freehold land at low costs
  • Superb Location –  right in the heart of Phnom Penh’s CBD
  • Low entry investment starting from USD150K+
  • Maximized Leverage – foreign investors can obtain bank financing of up to 50%.