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Kandal Province

Published: 2012 Feb 08

1. Provincial Government Policies for Investment Promotion (*2) (*5)

1)      Special features or strong points of the Province in terms of the investment

  1. Strategic location linking Phnom Penh and border cities in Vietnam in business
  2. Abundant water resources come from rivers, lake and pond
  3. Plenty of rich soil
  4. Excellent transport infrastructure (both land and water ways) to access to Phnom Penh and border cities in Vietnam

2)      Investment opportunities or potential sector

While current major industry is garment (55 factories) and footwear industry, the provincial government is planning to promote food processing industries such as canned fruits, fresh fruit juices, rice mills, and packaging as the next priority industries.

2. Overview of the Province

Category

Sub Category-1

Sub Category-2

Numbers

Land

Total area of the Province (*2)

3,211 Km2

Rainfall(*4)

(2010)

1,686 mm / year

Population

Projected population in 2011 (*2)

1,189,955 persons

Projected Population density in 2011 (*2)

361 persons /km2

Growth rate (*1)

1998-2008

1.62 % p.a.

Sex in percentage(*1)

Total: 1,265,280

Males: 612,692

Females: 652,588

Male:  48.4 %

Female:  51.6 %

Labor force (*1)

Number of work force

776,726

Workforce by age

15-19 years: 158,418

 20-29 years: 263,481

30-39 years: 139,133

40-49 years: 128,754

50-59 years: 86,940

Workforce by sex

Male: 370,795

Female: 405,931

Education

Number of schools(*2)

Elementary schools

372

Junior high schools

96

Senior high schools

32

University & Colleges

0

Professional training centers

1

Number of yearly graduate students (*2)

Senior high schools

21,536

University & Colleges

0

Establishment

Number of establishments(*2)

Total number

1,725 estab.

Numbers by size

–       10-10 (persons)

–       101 or more

1,652

73

Per population

9 estab./1000persons

Per area

12.4 estab./ km2

Number of population per establishment(*3)

29.5 persons/ estab.

 

Household per establishment(*3)

6.0 households/ estab.

3. Investment Environment

Category

Sub Category-1

Sub Category-2

Numbers/Description

Electricity(*11)

*Kandal province is covered by EDC P.P.

Supply amount and their tariffs

 

 

Total supply amount

-EDC

-IPP

Tariff EDC:

Tariff IPP:

1,109.553 MWH

-98.901 MWH

-1,010.65 MWH

Water(*2)

Supply amount  tariffs

Tariffs

1,700 Riel /m3

Transportation(*9)

Type of Transportation available

 

Car/ Truck

Bus

Road(*2) (*6)

 

1- digit national roads (*2)

7 roads

146.565km

2- digit national roads

(*2)

11 roads

209.362km

Provincial roads(*2)

28 roads

374.219km

Rural roads (*2)

N/A

2,300 Km

Total length(*2)

N/A

N/A

Rail road(*2) (*5)

1-Phnom Penh to Battambang-18km

2-Phnom Penh to Kampot-24km

Royal Government of Cambodia (RGC) has begun work to build a railway line from Kandal, through Kampong Cham, to Loc Nihn in Vietnam. This 255km line will further improve transportation and trade between Kandal and Vietnam.

Airport

Destination and frequency of scheduled services

 

None

Dry port/Sea port/River port(*2)

Destination and frequency of scheduled services, port charges

One river port at Kien Svay district

International Check-point

Name and location

(*2)

-Kaorm Samnor (Border with Vietnam)

-Chrey Thom-Knartangyu (Bilateral Checkpoint)

Telecommunication

(*2)

Number of subscribers (*2)

–       Fixed

–       Mobile

668 Lines

 N/A Lines

Internet access (*2)

Name of Providers

62 internet shops

Tariffs(*2)

Fixed Line

-1 cent/min within network

-6 cents/min out of network

-27 cents/min for oversea call

Real Estate (*5)

Defined zone for factory and housing development (Including SEZ)

Name, space, progress of development, equipped infrastructure of SEZ or industrial zone, etc.

N/A

Land price(*5)

Commercial Land-Along NR4

Other Area

Rural

USD9-20/m2

USD3-8/m2

USD0.5-2/m2

Rents of factories (*5)

USD1.5-2.5/m2/month

Rents of warehouses

(*5)

USD1.0-2.5/m2/month

Rents of offices

(*5)

Prime: USD9-11/m2/month

Secondary: USD6-8/m2/month

Financial Institutions(*2)

Number of branches of financial institutions

Commercial bank

(5)

–    Canadia Bank

–    Acleda Bank

–    Cambodia Asia Bank

–    Cambodia Public Bank

–    ANZ Royal Bank Cambodia

Specialized bank (1)

-First Investment Specialized Bank

Micro financial institutions (13)

– Amret Microfinance Institutions

– Thaneakea Phum Cambodia

-Sathapana Microfinance Institutions

-Seilanithih Microfinance institutions

-Angkor Microheranhvatho Kampuchea

-Vision Fund

– Credit Microfinance Institutions

– Prasac Microfinance Institution

– Maxima Microheranvatho

– Intean Poalroath Rongroeurng

– Samic Microfinance Institution

– Samrithisak Microfinance

– Hathakasekor Microfinance

Other institutions

None

Availability of international monetary remittance

Yes (5 commercial banks)

Living Environment

Availability of houses/apartment on international standard and their rents(*2)

N/A

Availability of international cuisine

(*10)

Type of cuisine available

-Asian (2)

-Western & International (1)

Number of restaurants which serve international cuisine

Medical facilities(*2)

Number of hospital and health care center (clinic)

Hospital: 6

Public Commune Health Center: 94

Private Clinic with rooms: 5

Standard of medical service or Treatment capability

N/A

International school

Names & Addresses of the schools

None

4. Approved QIP by Provinces-Municipalities Investment Sub-committees (PMIS) under Sub-Decree No. 17 ANK/BK on the Establishment of the Sub-Committee on Investment of the Provinces-Municipalities (*2)

No.

Name & Business Line

Share

Registered

Capital

(USD)

Investment

Capital

(USD)

Number of Employee

Date of Application

Date of Approval

1

Diamond Sun Co., Ltd

-Sand & Graval business along Mekong & Basak Rivers

100% local own

500,000

561,540

17

15.06.2005

19.07.2005

2

Tian Yee Industrial Development Co. ltd

-Animal Food Plant

& Pig Farm

100% owned by Chinese

1,000,000

1,127,090

132

30.12.2005

24.02.2006

(currently controlled by Phnom Penh Municipality Government)

3

Asia Motors Co., Ltd

-YAMAYA Motorcycle assemble Plant

51% local and 49% Japanese

847,500

1,315,700

114

28.08.2006

16.09.2006

4

Green Tech- Eco Pak (Cambodia) Co. Ltd.

-Plastic Bag Manufacturing Plant

100% Chinese owned

1,000,000

1,624,115

270

23.10.2009

18.11.2009

(currently controlled by Phnom Penh Municipality Government)

5. Industries (*2)

  • Current Major Industries and Promoted Industries

(1) Current Major Industries

Garment industry: 55 factories

Footwear industry: 7 factories

(2) Priority Industries to be Promoted

Food Processing Industry

(3) Reasons or Promotional Measures for (2)

Abundant agricultural products such as rice and various fruits

Enhancing quality and exploring local and international market

6. Agriculture  (*2) (*4)

  • Agricultural land and cultivated area: Total & by crop (*4)

Name of Crop

Cultivated area (Ha)

Yield

(Ton/Ha)

Total Production (Ton)

Rice (Dry + Wet)

106,765

3.663

387,878

Subsidiary and industrial crops

58,771

N/A

258,890

Fruit and permanent crops

10,201

N/A

N/A

Total

175,737

  • Irrigation area: (*2)

Natural water tank:

98

Irrigation Line:

199 lines=670,254 m

Sub-irrigation line:

85 lines=402,666m

  • Production amount of crops: Rice, fruits, vegetable, etc. (*4)

Type of Crop

Cultivated Area (ha)

Production Amount (Ton)

Subsidiary and industrial crops

58,771

258,890

– Maize

18,805

72,076

– Yellow Maize

16,224

62,649

– Cassava

43

187

– Sweet Potato

558

2,177

– Vegetables

9,337

53,321

– Mung Bean

8,723

13,019

– Peanut

94

185

– Soya Bean

140

210

– Sesame

2,773

2,417

– Sugar Cane

1,971

52,533

– Jute

63

76

– Tobacco

40

40

Fruits and permanent crops

10,201

N/A

– Banana

2,768

N/A

– Cashew

16

N/A

– Oil palm

N/A

– Coconut

4,940

N/A

– Longan

103

N/A

– Mango

1,260

N/A

– Milk fruit

67

N/A

– Sapodilla

585

N/A

– Durian

6

N/A

– Jackfruit

85

N/A

– Custard apple

45

N/A

– Orange

50

N/A

– Coffee

N/A

– Rambutan

N/A

– Guava

271

N/A

– Pineapple

5

N/A

– Palm tree (trees)

257,500 (trees)

N/A

  • Provincial specialized fruit and product, (e.g.: one village one product):(*2)

Mango

  • Number of concession and concession land area: (*2) : None
  • Types of soil in the Province: (*5)

Most of the soil is Alluvial Lithosols. Closer to the banks of the Mekong and Tonle Sap rivers, soils are Brown Aullvials. In the north-west of the province, Red-yellow podzol soils are common.

7. Forestry & Mining (*2)

  • Forestry area: (*2) No
  • Wildlife sanctuary and protected area(*2)  No
  • Main minerals production and mining area: (*2)

There are 41 mineral production sites.

Name of Mineral

Production Amount

Mining Area

Copper

N/A

Basit Mountain

Molipden

N/A

Basit Mountain

8. Fishery (*4)

  • Fishery production amount: Saltwater fish, Freshwater fish (*4)

Type of Fish

Name of Fish

Production Amount

Saltwater fish

None

None

Freshwater fish

N/A

65,900

9. Aquaculture Productions(*4):

 (Unit: Fish: Ton, Fingerling Thousand Heads, Crocodile: Heads)

Type of Product

Production Amount

Inland fish

17,000

Total

17,000

Fingerling

14,155

Crocodile

14,381

10. Rubber

  • Rubber plantation area: (*4) None
  • Production amount of rubber: (*4) None

11. Tourism (*2) (*5) (*9) (*10)

  • Historical/cultural area: (*9) (*10)

Udong which is former capital city of the country between 1618 and 1866 (*10)

Udong craft village, silver village (*9)

  • Eco-tourism area: 6 places (*5)
  1.  Phnom Preah Reach Trorb in Phnhealeur district;
  2. Phnom Prorset in Anksnoul and Phnhealeur district;
  3. Saang Phnom in Saang district;
  4. Wat Thon Mon pagoda in Saang district;
  5. Wat Kien Svay Krav pagoda in Kien Svay district;
  6. Wat Ankor Chey in Kien Svay district; and
  • New found area which potential for tourist: 2 places (*2)
  • Hotel/guest house: Number of rooms and room charge(*2)

Type of Hotel

Number of Rooms

Room Charges (per night)

5 stars

No

None

4 stars

3 stars

2 stars

No star

Guest House

10 ( 184 rooms)(*2)

USD5-15 (*9)

 

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ministry-of-education Ministry of Education, Youth and Sport
ministry-of-tourism Ministry of Tourism
ministry-of-agriculture Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries
ministry-of-mines-energy Ministry of Mines and Energy
ministry-of-commerce Ministry of Commerce
General Department of Taxation General Department of Taxation
General Department of Customs and Excise General Department of Customs and Excise
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Ministry of Economy and Finance Ministry of Economy and Finance
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