Cambodia expects 7.3-pct growth in 2018: central bank

Cambodian economy has been projected to grow by 7.3 percent this year, spurred by the robust performance of garment exports, tourism and construction, Deputy Governor of the National Bank of Cambodia Neav Chanthana said Friday.

“Nevertheless, this growth has relied on a narrow base as there are only four pillars supporting it, including garment exports, construction activities, tourism, and agriculture,” she said in a speech at a macroeconomic conference here.

Chanthana said garment and construction sectors have expanded remarkably in recent years, while tourism sector has also enjoyed a significant rise.

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