Cambodian Trainees Sending Organization Procast-Asia

The latest information of Cambodia

Kingdom of Cambodia is a constitutional-monarch democratic country marching Thailand, Viet Nam, and Laos. The size of the national land is 18 0,000㎢, that is about half of Japan. The population is about 15,000,000 and 80% of the people are farmers. This agricultural nation follows Buddhism. There is Mekong River and this rich river and Tonle Sap Lake enable an abundant supply of water to farmland.
In addition, the seasons are separated into dry season (December to May) and wet season (May to December) and it is basically hot through a year. But it is not as humid as Japan and especially dry season (December to May) is good to visit Cambodia for an inspection tour or so.

Country Name Kingdom of Cambodia
The Capital City Phnom Penh
Population 15,130,000
Currency Riel
8 Advantages of expanding your business to Cambodia

Cambodia has 9.3% of high economic growth rate for the past 10 years on average and 65% of population is under 20 years old. So Cambodia has various possibilities in the future. There are also a lot of Japanophiles so it is well accepted for Japanese companies to enter the business in Cambodia. The other advantage is the location to be able to arrive in rapidly growing ASEAN countries for about 2 hours.

01

High Economic Growth Rate

Cambodia has 9.3% of high economic growth rate for past 10 years on average and it exceeds Japanese past rapid economic growth era.

02

Low Labor Cost

A starting salary after graduating university in Phnom Penh is from 150 to 200 dollars and that of special occupations stays about 400 dollars; it is possible to employ at much lower cost than Japan.

03

22 Years old of Young Average Age

65% of population is under 20 years old so Cambodia has various possibilities. It is very appealing to have plenty of young workforces.

04

Easy to start the business

Cambodia doesn’t really have any regulations against foreigners except acquisition of land so it is possible to start the business alone.

05

Low Commodity Price

Coke and beer are about 0.4 dollars. Mineral Water is 0.1 to 0.5 dollars. A food court meal is about 2 dollars.

06

Japanophile Nationality

There are also a lot of Japanophiles so it is well accepted for Japanese companies to enter the business in Cambodia besides Chinese and Korean companies do.

07

Decent Communication Infrastructures

Free Wi-Fi can be used at hotels, cafes, restaurants, and shopping centers in Phnom Penh. Laptops and smartphones are rapidly spreading among people.

08

Wide Circulation of American Dollar

American dollar is widely circulated in Cambodia because of the financial advantage of easiness to move in and out.