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Siem Reap Province

Published: 2012 Feb 08

1. Provincial Government Policies for Investment Promotion

1)      Special features or strong points of the Province in terms of the investment (*2) (*5)

  1. Strategic Location with the plenty of cultural and historical temples, natural parks, which the great potential pole for cultural tourism such as Siem Reap, Prasat Bakong, Angkor Thom and Banteay Srey districts
  2. Abundant agricultural produces produced in Chi Kreng, Sot Nykun, Pork,  Krolangh Srey Snom and Angkor Chom districts.
  3. Industrial area including international airport in Varin, Svay Le, Banteay Srey, Angkor Chom and Chi Kreng districts

2)      Investment opportunities or potential sector

  1. Tourism sector (the priority sector of province): the number of tourist is 1,895,563 in the first half of 2011.
  2. Service sector: As the increase of tourist sector, service sector (hotel and restaurant etc.) is also expected to be developed. Currently, there are 136 Hotels, 212 guesthouses, 146 Restaurants, 146 Travel Agents and 3, 523 tourist guides in the province.
  3. Craft products: According to demand increase of tourism market, craft product sector producing gifts and souvenirs for tourists has a big potential to be developed.

Agriculture: cultivated area of 215,792 ha and average of production yield of 2.5 ton/ha

2. Overview of the Province

Category

Sub Category-1

Sub Category-2

Numbers

Land

Total area of the Province  (*1)

10,299 km2

Rainfall (*2)

(2010)

1,466.7 mm/ year

Population

Projected population in 2011 (*1)

999,703 persons

Projected Population density in 2011 (*1)

97 persons/km2

Growth rate (*1)

1998-2008

2.52% p.a.

Sex in percentage(*1)

Total: 896,443

Males: 439,982

Females: 456,461

Male: 49.1 %

Female: 50.9 %

Labor force (*1)

Number of work force

533,099

Workforce by age (*1)

15-19: 110,193

20-29: 183,095

30-39: 103,327

40-49: 86,926

50-59: 49,558

Workforce by sex

Male: 257,631

Female: 275,468

Education

Number of schools (*2) (2010)

Elementary schools

506

Junior high schools

78

Senior high schools

19

University & Colleges

6

Professional training centers

1

Number of yearly graduate students (2010-2011) (*2)

Senior high schools

5,221 (F:2,479)

University & Colleges

N/A

Establishment

Number of establishments(*3)

Total number (*3)

32,034

Numbers by size

–       1-10 (persons)

–       11- 50

–       51-100

–       101 or more

31,304

627

64

39

Per 1,000 persons (*3)

32.0 etab./ 1000 persons

Per km2 (*3)

3.1 estab/ km2

Number of population per establishment(*3)

31.2 persons/ estab.

Household per establishment(*3)

6.4 h.h./ estab.

3. Investment Environment

Category

Sub Category-1

Sub Category-2

Numbers/Description

Electricity(*2)

 

Supply amount and their tariffs

Total of EDC& IPP (Egaid Campany)

Tariffs:

25.51MW (average)

20.04MW (minimum)

33.86MW (maximum)

Riel 820/KWH

Water(*2)

Supply amount  tariffs

Production amount:

Tariffs

HH and government

Business

3,772,205 m3 (Until July 2011)

        1m3-7m3=Riel1,100/m3

7m3-15m3=Riel1,500/m3

15-30m3=Riel 1,800/m3

Over30m3=Riel 2,000/m3

Riel 2,900m3

Transportation

Type of Transportation available

Car/ Truck

Bus

River boat (Siem Reap- PP/other provinces along Tonle Sap Lake)

Airplane (PP, Thailand, Vietnam etc.)

Road

1- digit national roads

# 6 From Phnom Penh

314 Km

2- digit national roads

N/A km

Provincial roads

N/A km

Rural roads

N/A km

Total length

N/A km

Road maintenance condition

Asphalt concert (AC)

91 km

Double base surface  treatment (DBST)

238km

Late rite (LOT)

596 km

Rail road

Total length

 

None

Airport(*7)

Destination and frequency of scheduled services

Siem Reap Airport (REP: Internatinal airport)

A new airport is planned (b/w Sotnikom and Chi Kreng districts) (*5)

Domestic Flights

PNH-REP: 70/week (K6)

International Flights

HCM-REP: 21/week (K6), 14/week (VN)

Hanoi-REP: 21/week (VN),

Lung Prabang- REP: 5/week (VN)

SP-REP: 8/week (Silk Air), 3/week (3K)

KL-REP:3/week (MH)

BKK-REP: 35/week (PG), 7/week (AK/FD)

Goangzhou-REP: 3/week (CZ)

Vientiane-REP: 8/week (QV)

Taipei-REP: 3/week (CI)

Seoul-REP: 13/week (KE), 7/week(OZ)

Pusan-REP: 4/week (KE)

Dry port/Sea port/River port

(*2) (*12)

Destination and frequency of scheduled services, port charges

Four river ports used for boat

PP-SRP: 35USD 6hours Departure time7:00 am

SRP-PP: 35USD 6hours Departure time7:00 am

International Check-point(*7)

Name and location

Siem reap International Airport

Telecommunication (*2)

Number of subscribers

Total subscribers

Subscribers of fixed line

Subscribers of mobile line

709,991

18, 933

691,058

Telecommunication companies

 

Fixed line 2: Telecom Cambodia, Camintel

Mobile line 7: Mobitel, Hello Axiata, Smart Mobile & Starcell, Cambodia Advance Communication, Mfone, Met Fone, Beeline

Internet access

Internet providers: 17 companies

Click net, Met fone, Ezecom, Camintel, Cam Net, Beeline, City Link, qb, Si Group, Angkor net, NTC net, Wow Web net, Cell Card, Suvay net, Online, Mekong net, Royal Telecom International

Tariffs

 

N/A USD/month

Real Estate

Defined zone for factory and housing development (Including SEZ)

 

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

There are two master plans which defined for factory, housing and SEZ.

1. Siem Reap town

2. Banteay Srey district

Land price (*5)

 

Commercial Land

Other area

Rural area

USD30-200/m2

USD4-50/m2

USD0.5-5/m2

Rents of factories (*5)

USD1.5-2.5/ m2/month

Rents of warehouses (*5)

USD1.0-2.0/ m2/month

Rents of offices

(*5)

Prime

Secondary

USD9-11/ m2/month

USD6-8/ m2/month

Financial Institutions

(*14) (*2)

Number of branches of financial institutions

Commercial bank (16)

–    Advanced Bank

–    May Bank

–    Krung Thai Bank Public

–    Canadia Bank

–    Acleda Bank

–    Cambodia Commercial Bank

–    Union Commercial Bank

–    Vattanak Bank

–    Cambodia Asia Bank

–    Cambodia Public Bank

–    Singapore Banking Cooperation

–    Cambodia Mekong Bank Public

–    Advanced Bank of Asia Limited

–    ANZ Royal Bank Cambodia

–    Bank for Investment & Development of Cambodia

–    O.S.K. Indochina Bank

Specialized bank (1)

First Investment Specialized Bank

Microfinance Institutions (14)

– Amret Microfinance Institutions

– Hattha Kaksekar Microfinance Institutions

– Thaneakea Phum Cambodia

-Sathapana Microfinance Institutions

-Seilanithih Microfinance institutions

-Angkor Microheranhvatho Kampuchea

-Vision Fund

– Credit Microfinance Institutions

– Prasac Microfinance Institution

– Samic Microfinance Institution

– Preah khan Microfinance Institution

– YCP Microfinance Institution

– Chamroeun Microfinance Institution

– Niran Microfinance Institution

Other institutions (0) None

Availability of international monetary remittance

Yes, (16 commercial banks)

Living Environment

Availability of houses/apartment on international standard and their rents (*9)

Yes

Service Apartment USD450-3600 /month

Availability of international cuisine:

 ( western, Chinese, Thai, Japanese, Indian, Spanish, Italian, Korean, Belgium and New Zealand foods (*10)

Type of cuisine available (:10)

-Chinese (57)

-Korean (16)

-Vietnamese (2)

-French Restaurant (23)

-German Restaurant (1)

-Indian Restaurant (6)

-Italian Restaurant (7)

-Japanese Restaurant (12)

-Asian Restaurant (67)

-Western & International Restaurant (137)

-Seafood Restaurant (9)

-BBQ Restaurant (10)

-Pizzerias (13)

-Bakeries (3)

-Café & Coffee shop (40)

-Bars & Pubs (28)

Number of restaurants which serve international cuisine: (*10) (*2)

Medical facilities

Number of hospital and health care center (clinic)

(*2)

Referral Hospital: 4

Healthcare Center: 72

Private Hospital: 2

Private Laboratory: 2

Private Clinic: 2

Standard of medical service or Treatment capability (*2)

Standard Treatment of Referral hospital: (Complementary Package of Activity) CPA 1,CPA 2, CPA 3

Standard Health Services at Health Center: Minimum Package of Activity (MPA)

International school

Names & Addresses of the schools

N/A

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

  • Approved Investment (up to 2011): CDC: 41, PMIS:
No.

Name/Business Line

Share

 

Registered Capital

Investment Capital

Number of Employee

Date of Application

Date of Approval

1 Pactics Cambodia Co., Ltd

(Producing glasses cover and cleaning fabric)

 

Holand: 100%

USD 50,000 USD

1,028,660

140 03/11 Under approving process

5. Industries (*2)

  • Current Major Industries and Promoted Industries

(1)     Current Major Industries

–    Tourism industry: Hotels, Guesthouses

–    Handicraft industry: Handicrafts (including metal)

–    Food processing industry: Noodle manufacturing, Drinking water

–    Agro industry: Greenhouse/ horticulture, Animal husbandry

–    Service industry: Restaurants/ food stalls, Repair shops, Health, Grocery retail

–    Wood processing industry: Furniture manufacturing

–    Construction industry: Construction, construction materials

–    Others: Ceramic hardware

(2) Priority Industries to be Promoted

–    Food (dry food & beverage)

–    Tourism

–    Water Supply

–    Construction Material (brick)

–    Agriculture (rice-milling & rice plantation)

–    Industrial equipment

–    Tourism industry: Souvenir Product

(3) Reasons or Promotional Measures for (2)

–    Abundant natural resources such as agricultural products, raw materials of brick and water

–    Increase in the demand of tourism industry will lead to the demand increase for other sectors.

– Potential in tourism based on abundant cultural and natural sites

–    Government’s attracting policy

6. Agriculture

  • Agricultural land and cultivated area: Total & by crop (*4) (*2)

Name of Crop

Cultivated area (Ha)

Yield

(Ton/Ha)

Total Production (Ton)

Rice (Dry + Wet)

195,440

2.666

520,497

Subsidiary and industrial crops

12,637

N/A

90,879

Fruit and permanent crops

8,101

N/A

N/A

Total

216,178

  • Irrigation area: (*2)

Irrigation System:

45 places

Irrigated Capacity:

137, 065 ha

Irrigated Canal:

48 Lines with total length of 174,216 m

  • Dams

Small scale:

101 Lines, with total length of 28,261 m

Medium Scale:

44 Lines with total length of 73, 862 m

Big Scale:

29 Lines with total length of 116, 780 m

  • Production amount of crops: Rice, fruits, vegetable, etc. (*2)

Type of Crop

Cultivated Area (ha)

Production Amount (Ton)

Subsidiary and industrial crops

12,637

90,879

– Maize

1,295

3,808

– Cassava

2,615

36,986

– Sweet Potato

730

3,788

– Vegetables

2,997

25,300

– Mung Bean

2,900

3,226

– Peanut

80

86

– Soya Bean

310

340

– Sesame

717

569

– Sugar Cane

993

16,776

Fruits and permanent crops

7,220

84,705

– Banana

1,760

52,800

– Cashew

510

N/A

– Coconut

900

7,860

– Longan

40

120

– Mango

3,025

15,125

– Milk fruit

90

360

– Sapodilla

125

1,125

– Durian

5

N/A

– Jackfruit

155

2,015

– Custard apple

205

1,025

– Orange

175

315

– Rambutan

5

N/A

– Guava

80

400

– Pineapple

145

2,050

– Palm tree (trees)

138,995 (trees)

N/A

  • Provincial specialized fruit and product, (eg: one village one product):

N/A

  • Number of concession and concession land area: (*13)

ELC companies: Six (6)

No.

Company

Use

Size (ha)

1

Kain Co., Ltd Rubber and agro-industry plantation

4,535

2

Samrong Rubber Industry Pte., Ltd. Rubber and other trees plantation

9,658

3

Sophorn Theary Peanich Co., Ltd. Rubber and agro-industry plantation

5,042

  • Types of soil in the Province (*2)

In general, Provincial land is clay – sand soil

There are three category of soil:

–   1- Upper land: red-black soil

–   2- Middle land: clay-sand soil and alluvial soil

–   Low land: alluvial soil

7. Forestry & Mining (*2)

  • Forestry area (*2):

476,824 ha, (45.23% of total area of the Province)

Forest Type

Forest Area (ha)

Evergreen Forest

106,716

Semi-Evergreen Forest

38, 160

Bush

178, 121

Different sort of Forest

153, 826

Dry Forest

5,478

  • Wildlife sanctuary and protected area:

Angkor protected area (scenery protected area): 10,800 ha

Boeung Pe Wildlife Sanctuary: 242,500 ha (Siem Reap Province, Kampong Thom Province, Preah Vihear Province)

Kulen Prom tep  Wildlife Sanctuary: 402,500 ha (Siem Reap Province, Otdar Meanchey Province, Otdar Meanchey Province)

Kulen National Park: 37,500 ha (Siem Reap Province)

  • Main minerals production and mining area

Name of Mineral

Production Amount

Mining Area

Iron Ore

N/A

Svay Le, Chikreng, Srey Snom

Sand Stone

N/A

Chikreng

Stone

N/A

Angkor Chom, Bantey Srey

Laterite

N/A

Chikreng

Red Soil

N/A

Angkor Chom

8. Fishery (*2) (*4)

  • Fishery production amount: Saltwater fish, Freshwater fish

Type of Fish

Name of Fish

Production Amount

Saltwater fish

N/A

None

Freshwater fish

N/A

24,060 tons (2010)

N/A

19,870 tons (2011 Jan-May)

Processed Fish Product

828 tons

Fish Source

1,016, 000 Litter

Exported Fishery Product

1,729 tons

  • Aquaculture Productions(*4):

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

Type of Product

Production Amount (ton)

Inland fish

379 tons

Total

379

Crocodile

62,277 heads

State crocodile: 756heads

Private crocodile: 61,502heads

9. Rubber

  • Rubber plantation area (*2): 4 cultivated area for rubber plantation

Location

Rubber plantation area (ha)

Svay Le district

9,104

Chi kreng district

5,042

Beoung Melea, Svay le and Chi Kreng district

4,535

Sre Noy Commune, Varin district  Siem Reap Province and Anlong veng district, Ordormean Chey Province

9,658

  • Production amount of rubber: N/A

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

  • Historical/cultural area (*2): 70 sites
  • Eco-tourism Area (*2):

4 sites at Great Lake, Chong Kneas, Kampong Plok and Kampong Kleang Me Chrey

  • New found area which potential for tourist (*2): N/A
  • Others (*2):

2 Museums (Preah Norodom Angkor and Angkor museum)

  • Hotel/guest house: Number of rooms and room charge (*2) (*9)

Type of Hotel

Number of Rooms

Room Charges (per night)

5 stars

136 hotels: 10,344 rooms

8 apartment houses: 197 units

USD20-2,000/ night

4 stars

3 stars

2 stars

No star

Guest House

212 guesthouses: 2,945 rooms

USD5-18

Information on security: Based on the Village and Commune safety guideline, the safety and security in the province is in guaranteed

 

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