Foreign direct investment in the real estate sector totaled US$4.9 billion in 2021, while the construction sector received an FDI investment of US$ 1.6 billion.
Investment from China ranked top with a total investment value of US$18 billion, of which investment in real estate accounted for 10.7% and construction accounted for 5.2%, according to a report from the National Bank of Cambodia.
Foreign direct investment from South Korea in real estate accounted for 26.5% and construction 3.2% of the total US$4.9 billion, while FDI from Singapore in real estate accounted for 23% and construction 1.2% of the total investment capital of US$2.7 billion.
Foreign direct investment in Cambodia as of the end of 2021 remained robust with an investment value of US$41 billion, a growth rate of 11.2% over the previous year, the National Bank of Cambodia said. (Readmore)
The increase was contributed by investments from China, South Korea, Vietnam, Singapore, Japan, and Malaysia into the finance, manufacturing, real estate, hotel and restaurant, agriculture, and construction sectors.
In 2021, Cambodia received a total of US$4,357 million in foreign direct investment (FDI), a decrease of 47 % compared to the amount in 2020 with a total FDI of US$8,250 million.
According to the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC), FDI from China remains the top one at US$2,326 million, a 67% increase y-o-y.
FDI from Singapore and the United States was worth US$121 million and US$163 million, respectively.
FDI from South Korea was at US$24 million, down from US$262 million in 2020, while from Japan, on other hand, at US$61 million, up from US$46 million in 2020