AEIR 2021

The economy contracted by 3.1% in 2020 due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, even though Cambodia did not experience a major outbreak. Nonetheless, the pandemic caused a total shutdown of international tourism; a drop in exports of garments, footwear, and travel goods; and a contraction in construction. The economy is forecast to expand by 4.0% in 2021 and 5.5% in 2022. Industrial production is expected to grow strongly, expanding by 7.1% in 2021 and 7.0% in 2022 as garments, footwear, and travel goods exports rebound and light manufacturing expands. Agriculture is also expected to pick up, growing by 1.3% in 2021 and 1.2% in 2022.

Source: Asian Development Outlook 2021.
Latest Month-Ago Year-Ago
Broad Money Growth 1 13.6 (Sep20)13.6 12.6
Headline Inflation Rate 2 1.7 (Feb21)2.6 2.7
Merchandise Export Growth 2 -5.6 (Feb21)-5.6 -7.3
Exchange Rate Index 3 99.1 (May21)98.8 100.2
1 %.
2 y-o-y, %.
3 Monthly average, January 2006 = 100, $/local currency.
Source: CEIC database.

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