US seeks infrastructure deals in Cambodia

The Cambodia Daily
20 January, 2013

Looking to compete with Chi­nese influence in the region, the U.S. government is making plans to help American companies win large-scale infrastructure projects in Cambodia, U.S. officials said on Thursday in Phnom Penh.

The plans, which come as part of a strategic and economic em-bracing of Asia by the administration of U.S. President Barack Obama, look to challenge China’s near monopoly on big undertakings, such as roads and hydro­power dams in the country.

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