As much as $16 billion of investment is needed in Cambodia over the next decade if the country’s infrastructure is to keep up with the pace of economic growth, ac*cording to a regional think tank. At a seminar in Phnom Penh on Thuesday, Jakarta-based Economic Research Insti*tute for Asean and East Asia (ERIA) presented re*search showing that between 1990 and 2011, 30 public-private partnerships—including power plants, hydro*power dams, airport concessions and a rail rehabilitation plan—were approved in Cambodia, with a large increase after 2006. However, even though energy projects accounted for 70 percent of the approvals’ total value,
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