Analysis: Cambodia's Debt Traps


Cambodians are sinking deep in debt to meet their basic needs. And with the Kingdom's financial sector so reliant on foreign investment, it won't take much for the house of cards to come crashing down.

s policymakers and commentators debate the significance of how much money Cambodia owes to China – now close to $5 billion – the World Bank’s latest economic update paper reveals something potentially more serious: Cambodians themselves are increasingly dependent on credit.

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