Cambodia’s IDP and OBOR—The Development of Sihanoukville Province as a Multipurpose Special Economic Zone and Utilization of OBOR Initiative

This research seeks to study about the government’s strategy to develop Sihanoukville Province into a multi-purpose Special Economic Zone under the Industrial Development Policy (IDP) and the possible utilization of OBOR initiative in this endeavor. This research focuses on three core questions:

  • What and how the development of Sihanoukville Province into a multi-purpose Special Economic Zone contribute to achieving IDP goal?
  • What are complementary components and policies i.e. infrastructure and logistics needs that contribute to the success of the zone?
  • What are the possible utilization of OBOR to support this endeavor?