Cambodia and ADB

ADB helps Cambodia address challenges for post-COVID-19 pandemic recovery with a focus on economic diversification, skill development, and climate change mitigation and adaptation.

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    Bangkok Plastics Week

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Coordinating Body on the Seas of East Asia (COBSEA) are organizing Bangkok Plastics Week on 9-12 October 2023 in Bangkok, Thailand.

  • Publications, Brochures and Flyers

    Asian Development Bank and Cambodia: Fact Sheet

    ADB is one of Cambodia’s largest sources of official development assistance, with average annual lending of $368.3 million in 2018–2022.

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    News Releases, News from Country Offices

    ADB Adjusts 2023 Growth Forecast for Cambodia, Maintains 2024 Outlook 

    Cambodia’s economic growth in 2023 will be slightly lower than earlier forecast, down to 5.3% from 5.5%, mainly due to slower-than-expected industry growth in the first half, according to an update to ADB's flagship economic report launched today. The ADB report maintained the country’s 2024 growth forecast at 6.0%.

  • Publications, Reports

    Renewable Energy Manufacturing: Opportunities for Southeast Asia

    This report explains how Southeast Asia can become a leader in renewable energy manufacturing and the benefits this will bring by boosting jobs, improving energy security, and helping the region meet its climate targets.


Cambodia Facts

ADB's Work in Cambodia

Cambodia’s economic growth averaged over 7% per annum in the decade before the pandemic, making Cambodia one of the fastest-growing economies in the region.

ADB is one of the country’s largest sources of official development assistance, with average annual lending of $368.3 million in 2018–2022. The bank’s support is aligned with Cambodia’s National Strategic Development Plan, 2019–2023 and Strategic Framework and Programs for Economic Recovery in the Context of Living with COVID-19 in a New Normal, 2021–2023.


Data: Cambodia

Forecasts are based on ADB's flagship publication, the Asian Development Outlook. Updated four times a year, it analyzes economic and development issues in developing countries in Asia and the Pacific.

Development indicators for Cambodia, including a selection of economic, environmental, and social indicators used globally to track progress toward the Sustainable Development Goals.

Results achieved are aggregate amounts of outputs and outcomes from operations reported in project completion reports and extended annual review reports circulated for the year.

Cofinancing operations enable ADB’s financing partners, governments or their agencies, multilateral financing institutions, and commercial organizations to participate in financing ADB projects.


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Contact: Cambodia Resident Mission (CARM)

No. 29 Suramarit Blvd. (268/19) Sangkat Chaktomuk, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Office Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Monday to Friday)

Jyotsana Varma (Ms)
Country Director
Anthony Robert Gill (Mr)
Head of the Portfolio Administration Unit
Sophie Duong T. Nguyen (Ms)
Country Economist
Chan Andeth Cheth (Ms)
Senior Finance and Administration Officer

The Cambodia Resident Mission (CARM), located in Phnom Penh, was established in December 1996. As ADB's principal representative in Cambodia, CARM's primary responsibilities include:

  • Promoting ADB's relations with the government, civil society, and private sector
  • Engaging in policy dialogue and support
  • Analyzing country developments
  • Coordinating aid harmonization with other stakeholders
  • Developing country strategy and programs
  • Assisting in external relations and information dissemination
  • Administering delegated loans and technical assistance projects

CARM will be closed on these dates:

Last updated: 7 December 2022