Over the past week, power outages have seen a huge rise in the demand for generators in Phnom Penh.
But traders have been criticized, as they attempt to make huge profits, more than doubling the prices in some cases. The Facebook account Chan Chesda CL wrote on his social network:
“The last thing I really wanted to do was buy a 6kva unit sold for $ 750. Three days later, $ 750 up to $ 1,500.
(others) $1100 to $2500 give opportunities for small vendors in the market along the river near the Japanese Bridge (from the) outages for three months …. “.