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Cambodia Infrastructure Report

Published 26 March 2014

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Cambodia Infrastructure Report

BMI View: Cambodia's infrastructure sector failed to maintain its red hot pace of expansion in 2013, with real growth dropping from 16.3% to 6.4%. Al though 2013 saw a return of foreign investment and an increase in domestic project financing in Cambodia, several risks continue to dampen the near-term growth potential of the sector - namely greater policy uncertainty following the outcome of the July 2013 general elections - growing competition from Myanmar, limited upside to foreign investment and the resolution of land disputes in the favour of local residents. We therefore envisage only a moderate pick-up in activity for 2014, with the industry's real growth forecasted at 8.2%.

Key Trends And Developments

  • The political deadlock in Cambodia continues on, although talks between the ruling Cambodian People's Party (CPP) and opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) have reportedly made progress over recent weeks. Despite the fact that negotiations between Prime Minister Hun Sen and opposition leader Sam Rainsy to overhaul the National Election Committee failed in April, renewed meetings in late May suggest that the dialogue between the two parties remains open.

  • According to officials, construction on China Railway Group's proposed USD7.5bn north-south railway line has been postponed due to funding shortages. Construction on the project has yet to begin despite the fact that it was announced in December 2012. Reports suggest that the project is still in the feasibility study stage, which was delayed by 2013's political instability.

  • In late March, the T120MW Atai hydropower plant started operating in the Cambodian province of Pursat. Under a 34-year build-operate-transfer concession with the Cambodian government, China Datang Corporation built the plant and its transmission line. The power plant, costing USD255mn, is expected to generate 465mn kWh of electricity a year. The USD113mn transmission grid will supply electricity Phnom Penh...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
7
SWOT
8
Infrastructure SWOT
8
Industry Forecast
10
Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario
10
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Cambodia 2012-2017)
10
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Cambodia 2018-2023)
10
Transport Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
18
Table: Competitiveness Of Cambodia's Infrastructure
18
Major Projects Table - Transport
26
Table: Major Projects - Transport
26
Energy And Utilities Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
29
Major Projects Table - Energy & Utilities
34
Table: Major Projects - Energy And Utilities
34
Residential/Non-Residential Construction - Outlook And Overview
36
Major Projects Table - Residential/Non-Residential Construction And Social Infrastructure
44
Table: Major Projects - Construction and Social Infrastructure
44
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
46
Cambodia - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings
46
Rewards
46
Risks
46
Asia Pacific - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Ratings
48
Developed Markets: Favoured
49
Giants Of Asia: Rewards Sizeable, Risks Sizeable
51
South East Asia: Political Risks Rises
53
Table: Asia Pacific Infrastructure Risk Reward Ratings
56
Market Overview
57
Competitive Landscape
57
Company Profile
61
Royal Group
61
Global Infrastructure Overview
64
Middle East/North Africa Presents Strongest Investment Profile
64
Methodology
70
Industry Forecast Methodology
70
Sector-Specific Methodology
71
Risk/Reward Rating Methodology
75
Sector-Specific Methodology
76
Table: Infrastructure Risk/Reward Rating Indicators
76
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
77

The Cambodia Infrastructure Report features Business Monitor International (BMI)'s market assessment and forecasts covering public procurement and spending on all major infrastructure and construction projects, including transportation and logistics by land, sea and air; power plants and utilities, and commercial construction and property development. The report analyses the impact of regulatory changes and the macroeconomic outlook and features competitive intelligence on contractors and suppliers.

BMI's Cambodia Infrastructure Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Cambodian infrastructure and construction industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent infrastructure industry forecasts for Cambodia to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Cambodian infrastructure market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Cambodian infrastructure sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Cambodia.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI's key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering infrastructure and construction, regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant multinational and national company developments.

These are broken down into Construction (social, commercial and residential), Transport (roads, railways, ports, airports etc), and Energy & Utilities (powerplants, renewable projects, pipelines and so on).

Industry Trends

Analysis of latest projects across the infrastructure sector (covering the transport, utilities and commercial construction sub-sectors) - including:

Market Overview:Analysis of the key elements driving developments, including evaluations of current capacity and future requirements.

Building Materials Overview

The building materials overview provides industry trend analysis on the global and regional demands for building materials and the impact of this on the emerging and developed markets.

Business Environment Rankings

BMI's Infrastructure Business Environment Rankings provide a country-comparative Risk-Reward Rankings index aimed at investors (construction companies, suppliers and partners) in the regional infrastructure market.

The rankings methodology makes sophisticated use of over 40 industry, economic and demographic data point.

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats within the infrastructure and construction sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry & Economic Forecasts

Historic data series (2008-2012) and forecasts to end-2018 for all key industry and economic indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key risks to the main forecast. Indicators include:

Construction: Industry value (US$bn); contribution to GDP (%); employment (`000); real growth (%).

Infrastructure: Value (US$bn); contribution to construction industry (%); real growth (%) of transport infrastructure (broken down by railways, airports, roads and bridges, ports and harbours) and energy and utilities (broken down by power plants and transmission grids, oil and gas pipelines, and water infrastructure).

Economy: Economic growth (%); nominal GDP (US$bn); unemployment (%); interest rates (%); exchange rate (against US$).

Company Profiles

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI's industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

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Testimonials

'An essential, multi-faceted research tool. BMI’s thorough understanding of the major market players enables an informed – and informative – review of the sector’s actual performance, together with useful insights into current industry issues, which are topped-off with detailed and invaluable forecasts of industry and macroeconomic trends.’

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