January 12, 2022
On January 12, the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a loan agreement with the Royal Government of Cambodia in Phnom Penh to provide a Japanese ODA loan of up to 20,000 million yen for the COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan (Phase 2).
The objective of the program loan is to prevent spread of the infection, protect vulnerable people, provide relief measures for enterprises, maintain and revitalize economic activities, and build resilience against future economic shocks through budget support. This program loan will contribute to the achievement of SDGs Goals 1 (no poverty), 3 (good health and well-being), and 8 (decent work and economic growth).
Details for the program loan are provided below.
1. Terms and Amount of Loan
|Annual interest rate (%)||Repayment
|The COVID-19 Crisis Response Emergency Support Loan (Phase 2)||20,000||0.01||15||4||General untied|
2. Executing Agency
Ministry of Economy and Finance
Address: Street 92, Sangkat Wat Phnom, Khan Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
3. Planned Implementation Schedule
(1) Completion of program loan: April 2022 – when the loan is executed
(2) Issuing of letters of invitation for consulting services (including detailed design work): No hiring of consultants is planned for this program loan.
(3) Tender announcement of initial procurement package for international competitive bidding on project construction: No work in conjunction with bidding is planned for this program loan.