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Cambodia sees mixed bag for 2015 

2012-09-13 -

Cambodia expects the arrival of the ASEAN Community in 2015 to present challenges as well as opportunities for its people.

Economic advisor to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Sok Siphanna believes that the ASEAN integrity will create more opportunity for Cambodia.

"Cheap labor in Cambodia is one factor that can attract investment," he said. 

In the manufacturing sector, the opportunities could be even wider. 

"Our manufactured products could be available to the 500 million people in the ASEAN region," he added at a roundtable discussion on the ASEAN Economic Community 2015, organized by the Club of Cambodian Journalists and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Phnom Penh recently.

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