China’s growing influence in Cambodia – David Fullbrook

From Asia Times:

The Cambodian capital is becoming China’s Casablanca. While China’s giant state corporations have recently dropped billions of dollars in oilfields and mines across Africa and South America, low-profile, family-run Chinese firms have come to dominate approved investment in Cambodia. China topped Cambodia’s investment charts in 2005 with projects worth US$448 million and is on pace to repeat that feat this year with Sino-Hydropower Corp’s $280 million 193-megawatt Kamchay hydropower station, the largest foreign investment in Cambodian history. [Full Text]

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