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Cambodia

Cambodia

The travel trade continues to call on the government to lift the $3,000 USD deposit and re-open all businesses.
Lockdown Status
Partial
Inbound Travel
Partial
Outbound Travel
Partial
Confirmed
141
Deaths
0
Active
141
5 Day Rolling Ave
+0
Source: John Hopkins University via COVID19 API (2020-07-08)

Latest Travel Industry News

Policy Summary

Lockdown Status

Schools closed nationwide until further notice, while all karaoke parlours, spas and massage parlours and cinemas are closed. Large religious gatherings are banned.

Travel Restrictions

All visa exemptions, visas on arrival and e-visas are suspended. Travellers must have valid medical certificates issued 72hrs prior to travel, proof of medical insurance worth up to $50k USD, be tested for COVID-19 upon arrival and undertake a 14-day self-isolation with a re-test on the 14th day. They must deposit $3,000 USD on arrival (IATA).

Containment Policies Timeline

How to read this graph
International Travel Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - screening arrivals
  • 2 - quarantine arrivals from some or all regions
  • 3 - ban arrivals from some regions
  • 4 - ban on all regions or total border closure
Internal Movement Restrictions
  • 0 - no restrictions
  • 1 - recommend not to travel between regions/cities
  • 2 - internal movement restrictions in place
Stay At Home Requirements
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend not leaving house
  • 2 - require not leaving house with exceptions for daily exercise, grocery shopping, and 'essential' trips
  • 3 - require not leaving house with minimal exceptions (eg allowed to leave once a week, or only one person can leave at a time, etc)
School Closures
  • 0 - no measures
  • 1 - recommend closing
  • 2 - require closing (only some levels or categories, eg just high school, or just public schools)
  • 3 - require closing all levels

Economy Summary

Fiscal support for the tourism industry

  • Minimum 3-month 10% tax exemption for aviation sector (until May), plus debt repayment plan can be paid in installments following suspension of operations. Exemption of minimum tax payment until July

  • For employees: 20% of salary to be sponsored by the government, but must attend a 1 - 2 weeks short skills course organised by the Ministry of Tourism

  • Registered hotels, guesthouses, restaurants and tour agencies in Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Preah Sihanouk, Kep, Kampot, Bavet and Poipet to be exempted from all taxes in June & July

  • Tourism businesses also permitted to not pay into the National Social Security Fund during business suspension

  • Tourism businesses exempted from renewal fees for tourism licenses in 2021

GDP Growth Rate

% per year
7.5

2018
7.1

2019

-5.5
2020
forecast
5.9

2021
forecast

Inflation Rate

% per year
2.5

2018
1.9

2019
2.1

2020
forecast
1.8

2021
forecast
Source: Asian Development Bank. Asian Development Outlook (April 2020).

Tourism Arrivals Summary

International Tourism Arrivals

YoY % change

-15.0
Jan

-36.0
Feb

-65.0
Mar

-99.0
Apr

May

Jun

Jul

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