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In the January-September period, the ministry granted licenses to 3,433 construction projects, up 35 percent from 2,541 projects over the same period last year.

Top investors in the country’s construction and real estate are China, the Republic of Korea, and Japan.

Chhan Sophal, Director General of the MLMUPC's general department of construction, said more than 1,000 design and construction companies are operating in Cambodia, generating about 150,000 jobs./.