Market Information

Cambodia’s fast-growing economy constantly evolves, and for many investors it is hard to keep pace with the latest updates and market insight. Here, we collect some of the key publications and research around the Cambodian economy and business environment. Please share with us if you have any new information on a particular sector or the overall economy.

Business Scout for Development Programme

The Business Scout for Development Programme, formerly known as Global Buisness Network Programme (GBN), promotes the responsible involvement of local and German companies through its Business & Cooperation Desks in Cambodia and other countries. Funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ), the programme is being implemented by the Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH in close cooperation with the network of German Chambers of Commerce Abroad (AHK). The Business & Cooperation Desk Cambodia produces papers about various Cambodian business sectors in English language.

General Information

  • For more information about GBN, please click here.
  • For more information about the various support programmes, please click here.
  • For more information about the various support programmes of EU member states, please click here.

Briefing Papers on Key Sectors in Cambodia

  • To read the sector brief Waste Management, please click here.
  • To read the sector brief Construction, please click here.
  • To read the sector brief Agriculture, please click here.
  • To read the sector brief Solar Energy, please click here.
  • To read the sector brief Eater Supply and Wastewater Treatment, please click here.
  • To read the sector brief Sustainable Mobility, please click here.
  • To read the sector brief Health ​Care, please click here.

Sourcing from Cambodia

  • To read the Product & Supplier Brochure on Pepper, please click here.
  • To read the Product & Supplier Brochure on Mango, please click here.
  • To read the Product & Supplier Brochure on Handicrafts and Home Accessories, please click here.
  • To read the Product & Supplier Brochure on Sustainable Textiles, please click here.
  • To read the Product & Supplier Brochure on Palm Sugar, please click here.
  • To read the Product & Supplier Brochure on Light Manufacturing, please click here.

Fundraising database for developing countries

The Funding Database for Developing Countries put together on behalf of the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) is now online. It provides a quick overview of the funding mechanisms available to support local entrepreneurial projects. Using the filter, you can quickly identify which solutions (loans, grants or tender opportunities) are relevant to your project, sector, target country and needs. The database includes funding programmes offered by a wide range of organisations, e.g. development cooperation agencies, foreign trade promotion bodies, the EU and various multinational institutions. The database is only available in German.

You want to learn more about the Business Scout for Development Programme and its services? And how you can join our alliance and make best use of the different support programmes? Follow our brand-new publications.
The Journey of Improvement
The Link to Your Development Alliance
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Powering Your Future with Know How from Germany

Cambodia market directory

The Cambodia market directory was published by ADW, GIZ and GTAI. Readers get a brief overview about general political and economic conditions as well as valuable insights from several business sectors.

To download the Cambodia market directory, please click here. It is available in German language.

Länderinformationsportal Kambodscha

GIZ’s Länderinformationsportal Kambodscha is an agile, at least monthly updated online resource with detailed information about economic, political, social, and cultural characteristics of Cambodia. It addresses anybody who is keen to develop a comprehensive understanding of Cambodia.

To access GIZ’s Länderinformationsportal Kambodscha, please click here. It is available in German language.

White Book 2019

The White Book 2019 is a collective expression of the views of EuroCham member companies on specific aspects of the business environment in Cambodia. The information and views put forward in this publication are solely intended to promote constructive dialogue and offer suggestions for the improvement of Cambodian–European business relations.

To download the full report, please click here (available in English and Khmer)

Bertelsmann Transformation Index 2018

Bertelsmann Transformation Index 2018

The BTI analyzes and evaluates the quality of democracy, a market economy and political management in 129 developing and transition countries including Cambodia. It measures successes and setbacks on the path toward a democracy based on the rule of law and a socially responsible market economy. In-depth country reports provide the basis for assessing the state of transformation and persistent challenges, and to evaluate the ability of policymakers to carry out consistent and targeted reforms.

To download the Cambodia country report, please click here

White Book Update 2017

White Book Update 2017

The 2017 EuroCham Business Confidence Survey intends to provide current and prospective investors with an inclusive and reliable overview of Cambodia’s business climate, while also informing decision-makers over businesses’ perception of the business environment in the Kingdom.

To download the full report, please click here

Business Confidence Survey 2017

Business Confidence Survey 2017

The 2017 EuroCham Business Confidence Survey intends to provide current and prospective investors with an inclusive and reliable overview of Cambodia’s business climate, while also informing decision-makers over businesses’ perception of the business environment in the Kingdom.

To download the full report, please click here

Getting started in Cambodia 2017

Getting started in Cambodia 2017

Getting Started in Cambodia provides practical advice to companies that have decided to invest in the Kingdom. It was prepared by EuroCham Cambodia which is the largest Western business network in Cambodia with 290 members.

To download the full report, please click here

Eurocham White Book 2016

Eurocham White Book 2016

A total of 31 issues in the above sectors build the core of the 2016 White Book and have been identified as most urgent issues to solve, with an equal number of recommendations on how to ideally improve those areas in order to facility more business and investment from international companies.

To download the full report, please click here