Cambodia Infrastructure Report

Published 08 April 2015

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Cambodia Infrastructure Report

BMI View: The Cambodian construction sector saw a considerable slowdown in 2014, with real growth estimated at 8.5% versus 16.9% in 2013. With structural drags on the sector deepening in 2015 - including increasing competition from neighbouring Myanmar and growing uncertainty over the resolution of ongoing land disputes - we expect the slowdown in growth momentum to continue and we therefore forecast real growth of 7.9% for the industry.

Key Trends And Developments

  • The end of the Cambodian People's Party (CPP)'s political dominance and the formation of a more evenly-balanced parliament are likely to set the stage for an increase in uncertainty and paralysis regarding industrial policy. The CPP could in the future need opposition support to make amendments to the constitution, and the CNRP could hold up certain parliamentary proceedings by walking out of the National Assembly. We are already seeing signs that the CPP is planning to raise wages for its entire labour force, which could hurt investment for low-end manufacturing facilities.

  • Finnish firm Poyry has secured a consulting contract from Hydro Power Lower Sesan 2 Company for the construction of Lower Se San 2 hydropower plant in Stung Treng province, Cambodia. Under the contract, Poyry will offer independent engineer services comprising monitoring and inspection during construction. Financial details pertaining to the deal were not disclosed. The plant will have installed capacity of 400MW and average annual energy output of 1.97bn kWh. The project is expected to be completed by end-2018.

  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced in March that no more funding would be forthcoming for the development of a stalled project to rehabilitate Cambodia's old railway lines between Phnom Penh and Poipet City. Funding for the project was initially slated to be USD142mn in total, and at least USD75mn remains outstanding. The portion of the railway between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville was completed and is...

Table of Contents

BMI Industry View
7
SWOT
8
Infrastructure SWOT
8
Industry Forecast
10
Construction And Infrastructure Forecast Scenario
10
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Cambodia 2013-2018)
10
Table: Construction And Infrastructure Industry Data (Cambodia 2019-2024)
10
Transport Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
18
Table: Competitiveness Of Cambodia's Infrastructure
18
Major Projects Table - Transport
26
Table: Major Projects - Transport
26
Energy And Utilities Infrastructure - Outlook And Overview
29
Major Projects Table - Energy & Utilities
35
Table: Major Projects - Energy And Utilities
35
Residential/Non-Residential Construction - Outlook And Overview
37
Major Projects Table - Residential/Non-Residential Construction And Social Infrastructure
43
Table: Major Projects - Construction and Social Infrastructure
43
Industry Risk Reward Ratings
45
Cambodia - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index
45
Rewards
45
Risks
45
Asia Pacific - Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index
47
Developed Markets: Favoured
48
Giants Of Asia: Rewards Sizeable, Risks Sizeable
50
South East Asia: Environment Deteriorating Slightly
51
Table: Asia Pacific Infrastructure Risk Reward Index
53
Market Overview
54
Competitive Landscape
54
Company Profile
58
Royal Group
58
Global Infrastructure Overview
61
Industry Trend Analysis
61
Table: Multilaterals And Development Bank Infrastructure Support Programmes
65
Methodology
67
Industry Forecast Methodology
67
Sector-Specific Methodology
68
Risk/Reward Index Methodology
72
Sector-Specific Methodology
73
Table: Infrastructure Risk/Reward Index Indicators
73
Table: Weighting Of Indicators
74

The Cambodia Infrastructure Report features BMI Research's market assessment and forecasts covering public procurement and spending on all major infrastructure and construction projects, including transportation and logistics by land, sea and air; power plants and utilities, and commercial construction and property development. The report analyses the impact of regulatory changes and the macroeconomic outlook and features competitive intelligence on contractors and suppliers.

BMI's Cambodia Infrastructure Report provides industry professionals and strategists, sector analysts, investors, trade associations and regulatory bodies with independent forecasts and competitive intelligence on the Cambodian infrastructure and construction industry.

Key Benefits

  • Benchmark BMI's independent infrastructure industry forecasts for Cambodia to test other views - a key input for successful budgetary and planning in the Cambodian infrastructure market.
  • Target business opportunities and risks in the Cambodian infrastructure sector through our reviews of latest industry trends, regulatory changes and major deals, projects and investments in Cambodia.
  • Assess the activities, strategy and market position of your competitors, partners and clients via our Company Profiles (inc. SWOTs, KPIs and latest activity).

Coverage

BMI Industry View

Summary of BMI’s key industry forecasts, views and trend analysis covering infrastructure and construction, regulatory changes, major investments and projects and significant national and multinational company developments. These are broken down into construction (social, commercial and residential), transport (roads, railways, ports, airports, etc), and energy & utilities (powerplants, pipelines and so on).

Industry SWOT Analysis

Analysis of the major strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats within the infrastructure and construction sectors and within the broader political, economic and business environment.

BMI Industry Forecasts

Historic data series (up to 2012) and forecasts to end-2024 for all key industry indicators, supported by explicit assumptions, plus analysis of key developments in the market and risks to the main forecasts. Indicators include:

Construction: Industry value (USDbn); contribution to GDP (%); total capital investment (USDbn); real growth (%).

Construction industry real growth forecasts (%) and industry value (USDbn) forecasts for industry sectors are split into Residential and Non-residential and Infrastructure sectors. Where the data is available for particular countries the infrastructure is further broken down into indicators for the transport subsectors of roads, railways, airports and ports and the energy and utilities sub-sectors of power plants and transmission grids, oil & gas pipelines and water infrastructure. This dataset is unique to the market.

The reports also include analysis of latest projects across the infrastructure sectors (transport, utilities, commercial construction).

BMI’s Infrastructure Risk Reward Index

BMI’s Risk Reward Index provides investors (construction companies, suppliers and partners) looking for opportunities in the region with a clear country-comparative assessment of a market’s risks and potential rewards. Each of the country markets are scored using a sophisticated model that includes more than 40 industry, economic and  demographic data points. These provide indices of highest to lowest appeal to investors, with each position explained.

Market Overview

An assessment of the competitive landscape and key challenges to entering the market. Details of the largest companies active in the sector across the sub-segments of the industry, including the key financial figures from some of the largest players in the sector.

Company Profiles*

Examines the competitive positioning and short- to medium-term business strategies of key industry players. Strategy is examined within the context of BMI’s industry forecasts, our macroeconomic views and our understanding of the wider competitive landscape to generate company SWOT analyses. The latest financial and operating statistics and key company developments are also incorporated within the company profiles, enabling a full evaluation of recent company performance and future growth prospects.

Sources

The Infrastructure reports draw on an extensive network of primary sources, such as multilateral organisations, government departments, industry associations, chambers and company reports.

*Company profiles are not available for every country. Those reports instead contain information on the current activities of prominent companies operating in the market.

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'An essential, multi-faceted research tool. BMI’s thorough understanding of the major market players enables an informed – and informative – review of the sector’s actual performance, together with useful insights into current industry issues, which are topped-off with detailed and invaluable forecasts of industry and macroeconomic trends.’

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