Phnom Penh, June 12, 2007 -- Over the last one-and-a-half decades, Cambodia has achieved high rates of economic growth and significant poverty reduction. However, the benefits of growth have been spread unevenly, resulting in a rise in consumption inequality, says latest report on Cambodia.
The report "Sharing Growth: Equity and Development in Cambodia" was launched on June 12, 2007 at a joint Royal Government of Cambodia and World Bank conference, held at the InterContinental Hotel in Phnom Penh.
Access the reportSharing Growth: Equity and Development in Cambodia (presentation) - (120kb pdf)
Address by Samdech Hun Sen, Prime Minister of the Royal Government of Cambodia (367kb pdf)
Address by Senior Minister Keat Chhon, Minister of Economy and Finance, Royal Government of Cambodia (16kb pdf)
Opening Remarks by Nisha Agrawal, Country Manager for Cambodia, The World Bank
For more information about the World Bank program in Cambodia, visit http://www.worldbank.org/kh