Cambodia’s tourism makes 4.35 bln USD revenue last year, up 19.8 pct

Cambodia’s tourism earned gross revenues of 4.35 billion U.S. dollars in 2018, up 19.8 percent from 3.63 billion dollars in a year earlier, Tourism Minister Thong Khon said here on Monday.

“We attracted more than 6.2 million foreign tourists in 2018, up 10.7 percent, generating total revenue of 4,356 million U.S. dollars for the economy,” he said in a speech during the 7th National Clean City Day.

China is the largest source of foreign tourists to Cambodia last year, with nearly 2 million Chinese traveling to the kingdom, according to the Cambodian ministry of tourism.

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