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Silver Pagoda, also known as Wat Preah Keo - Pagoda of the Emerald Buddha and is located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

Silver Pagoda, also known as Wat Preah Keo - Pagoda of the Emerald Buddha and is located in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. iStockphoto.

Cambodia Resident Representative Site

Resident Representative Office in Cambodia

This web page presents information about the work of the IMF in Cambodia, including the activities of the IMF Resident Representative Office. Additional information can be found on the Cambodia and IMF country page, including IMF reports and Executive Board documents that deal with Cambodia.

IMF-JICA High-Level Conference on Economic Transformation and Inclusive Growth in Frontier Asia

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) held a conference on January 28, 2013, in Bangkok, Thailand, to discuss how Frontier Asia can move up the development ladder while ensuring that growth and jobs creation benefits all segments of society.
The conference was addressed by IMF Deputy Managing Director Naoyuki Shinohara, and included ministers, central bank governors and senior officials from Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Timor-Leste, and Vietnam. The Kyrgyz Republic also participated, and Bank of Thailand Governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul offered opening remarks.
Conference website: (includes papers presented).
See also: Conference program and press release.

News — Highlights


Building on Asia’s momentum; Oped_Phnom Penh Post

op-ed on Phnom Penh Post on April 29, 2014, by Faisal Ahmed, IMF Resident Representative, Cambodia click for more

JISPA Newsletter

As part of a series of JISPA newsletters commemorating the JISPA 20th year’s anniversary in 2013, this second issue focuses on the IMF’s role in the JISPA, through an interview with Messrs. Shogo Ishii and Odd Per Brekk, respectively former and current directors of the IMF Regional Office for Asia and the Pacific (OAP). click for more

Financial Deepening and Stability in Cambodia: Outlook and Challenges

Presentation by Faisal Ahmed, IMF Resident Representative in Cambodia, at the CEA Economic and Business Roundtable: Financial Deepening and Stability, Phnom Penh, Cambodia, August 7, 2013 click for more

How to Grow Cambodia

Op-ed by Faisal Ahmed, IMF Resident Representative, Olaf Unteroberdoerster, IMF Mission Chief for Cambodia and Rupa Duttagupta, Deputy Division Chief, Research Department, The Phnom Penh Post, May 8, 2013 click for more

Economic Outlook: Regional and Cambodian Perspectives

Presentation by Faisal Ahmed, IMF Resident Representative in Cambodia presented at the CDRI Economic Outlook Conference in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, February 20, 2013 click for more

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Cambodia and the IMF

The Impact of Global Liquidity on Financial Landscapes and Risks in the ASEAN-5 Countries

September 29, 2015
Author/Editor: Tao Sun
Series: Working Paper No. 15/211
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Podcast : Paying For the New Development Agenda

July 8, 2015
IMF board of Directors approved a package of proposals to help developing countries finance the new Sustainable Development Goals. IMF’s Sean Nolan says the package will enhance the financial safety net for low income countries and fragile states. click for more

Press Release: IMF Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation Mission to Cambodia

July 3, 2015

ASEAN Financial Integration

February 23, 2015
Author/Editor: Geert Almekinders ; Alex Mourmouras ; Jian-Ping Zhou ; Satoshi Fukuda
Series: Working Paper No. 15/34
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Cambodia: Entering a New Phase of Growth

February 27, 2014
Author/Editor: Olaf Unteroberdoerster  click for more

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Regional Economic Outlook: Asia and Pacific

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The economic outlook for Asia and Pacific is stable and robust, with growth expected to hold steady at 5.6 percent in 2015, easing slightly to 5.5 percent in 2016, according to the latest Regional Economic Outlook for Asia and Pacific, published on May 7, 2015.

Although Asia will remain the global growth leader, vulnerabilities associated with increased domestic and foreign debt are rising. Potential growth is likely to slow, reflecting weaker productivity gains, and the effects of aging populations and infrastructure bottlenecks in some countries.

The report finds that monetary and fiscal policy settings are broadly appropriate, but boosting resilience and potential growth remain top priorities, with structural reforms continuing to play a big role. The report also explores Asia's role in global value chains and the factors affecting financial integration within Asia.
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