Investments projects, approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) to grant investment incentives. In 1995, one year after the enactment of the Law on Investment, the investment amount approved by the CDC totaled some 2.3 billion dollars. The investment approval has reached 85.88 billion US dollar as of 2019. In 2008, approved investment has remarkably been increased to 10.89 billion US dollar in which agriculture sector is attracting up to 106.73 million US dollar, while tourism and services sector are reaching up to 8.77 billion US dollar and 1.29 billion US dollar respectively. In 2019, investment approval recorded 9.40 billion US dollar among which China invested 2.75 billion US dollar follow by Hong Kong 912.55 million US dollar and Japan 298.84 million US dollar.
Of the cumulative FDI (Foreign Direct Investment) approved in the period of 1994-2019, the largest share was from China (21.81 percent), which in the early years was the source of extensive investment in the field of infrastructure, resource development including rubber, and tourism. China is followed by Korea at 6.16 percent and UK at 5.01 percent. The other major sources are Malaysia (3.59 percent), Japan (3.13 percent), Hong Kong (3.05 percent), Taiwan (1.77 percent), Vietnam (2.31 percent), Singapore (1.64 percent) and Thailand (1.54 percent), whose investment comes mainly from garment industry companies.