Residential price index will control property prices, reduce risk of crisis

Publication date 08 June 2022 | 21:32 | ICT

Real estate experts welcomed the Residential Property Price Index (RPPI), saying it will help Cambodia control the rise in housing prices to a certain extent and reduce the risk of a crisis in the industry.



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