Manufacturing

Garments and textiles

Garment, footwear exports up 20% to $2.9B in Q1

Cambodia exported garment, footwear and travel goods worth 20 percent more than $2.9 billion in the first quarter, as per a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise. ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474747/garment-footwear-exports-up-20-to-2-9b-in-q1/

Kingdom’s export to EU up 11.9 percent in Q1

Cambodia exported $903 million worth of goods to the European Union (EU) up 11.9 percent from the $807 million in the same period last year, a report of the General Department of Customs and Excise revealed. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501474745/kingdoms-export-to-eu-up-11-9-percent-in-q1/

Garment workers request for water mist fans as rising temperatures affect health and productivity

Garment workers in Phnom Penh and Kandal, Takeo and Kampong Chhnang provinces have asked their companies to install water mist fans in the factory amid rising temperatures. ...

Runn Sreydeth and Phon Sothyroth
https://cambojanews.com/garment-workers-request-for-water-mist-fans-as-rising-temperatures-affect-health-and-productivity/

Cambodia’s garment, footwear, travel goods export up 20 pct in Q1

Cambodia exported $2,941 million worth of garment, footwear and travel products (GFTs) to international markets in the first quarter of 2024, up 20 percent from 2,449 million dollars over the same period last year, said a report released by the Ministry of Commerce on April ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501472270/cambodias-garment-footwear-travel-goods-export-up-20-pct-in-q1/

Cambodia’s GFT exports jump 22% amid rising hopes

The exports of garments, footwear and travel goods (GFT) rose by 21.64 percent in January this year, earning $967 million for the sector after declining for most of the time last year. The turnaround brought cheers to the vital sector of the Cambodian economy that ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501439379/cambodias-gft-exports-jump-22-amid-rising-hopes/

Ten investment projects worth over $60 million registered at CDC

Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has decided to issue licences to ten investment projects with a total investment capital of more than $60 million, as of Jan. 15. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425808/ten-investment-projects-worth-over-60-million-registered-at-cdc/

New monthly minimum wage for Cambodia’s garment industry in 2024 takes effect

A new monthly minimum wage for workers in Cambodia’s garment, textile, footwear, and travel products industry for 2024 has come into force, Prime Minister Hun Manet said on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501417170/new-monthly-minimum-wage-for-cambodias-garment-industry-in-2024-takes-effect/

Cambodia’s garment, footwear, travel goods exports down 15 pct in 11 months

Cambodia exported $9.9 billion worth of garment, footwear and travel products to international markets in the first 11 months of 2023, down 15 percent from nearly 11.7 billion dollars in the same period last year, said a Ministry of Commerce’s report released on Tuesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501413720/cambodias-garment-footwear-travel-goods-exports-down-15-pct-in-11-months/

Cambodia’s garments and agricultural products continue to drive export growth

Cambodia’s export sector has demonstrated resilience, with a slight increase of 1.2 percent in exports during the first 11 months of 2023. According to a report released by the General Department of Customs and Excise, the country exported goods worth $20.5 billion, compared to $20.24 ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501406845/cambodias-garments-and-agricultural-products-continue-to-drive-export-growth/

Cambodia’s diversification from garment to non-garment rolling

Non-garment manufacturing has played an important role in the economy because its share in the country’s total exports has increased remarkably, showing industry diversification. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501397128/cambodias-diversification-from-garment-to-non-garment-rolling/

Cambodia’s garment, footwear, and travel goods exports are down 17.8 percent in the first nine months

Cambodia exported $8.14 billion worth of garment, footwear, and travel products to international markets in the first nine months of 2023, down 17.8 percent from last year, according to the Ministry of Commerce on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501375252/cambodias-garment-footwear-and-travel-goods-exports-are-down-17-8-percent-in-the-first-nine-months/

Employers praise minimum wage negotiations, unions raise concerns

Following the labour ministry’s announcement of a 2024 minimum wage set at $204 per month, the employers’ association has voiced their support, while trade union representatives and civil society organisations (CSOs) expressed their disappointment. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/employers-praise-minimum-wage-negotiations-unions-raise-concerns

Garment workers' monthly wage to increase by $4 in 2024

The minimum wage for garment workers has been raised by $4 a month to $204 in 2024, according to the Prime Minister. ...

Mao Sreypich
https://kiripost.com/stories/garment-workers-monthly-wage-to-increase-by-4-in-2024

Cambodia’s garment sector struggles with external headwinds: AMRO

Cambodia is seeing a notable recovery in its economy with a strong bounce back in the service sectors. However, the manufacturing sector, primarily the garment industry, finds itself grappling with external pressures. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501363482/cambodias-garment-sector-struggles-with-external-headwinds-amro/

CDC approves $34.6 million worth of investment projects

Six new investment projects with a total capital of $34.6 million have been approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC). ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501361374/cdc-approves-34-6-million-worth-of-investment-projects/

Bangladesh, Pakistan, Cambodia, Vietnam face $65 billion apparel export hit from extreme weather

Extreme heat and flooding could erase $65 billion in apparel export earnings from four Asian countries by 2030, as workers struggle under high temperatures and factories close, research from Schroders and Cornell University showed on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501360053/bangladesh-pakistan-cambodia-vietnam-face-65-billion-apparel-export-hit-from-extreme-weather/

GFT exports decline 19% in Jan-Aug

Cambodia’s exports of garments, footwear and travel goods (GFT) continue to decline with the January to August period showing a setback of 19.28 percent, compared to the performance of the sector during the same period last year. ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501358748/gft-exports-decline-19-in-jan-aug/

Next minimum wage talks set for Sep 11

The National Council on Minimum Wage (NCMW) has set September 11 as the date for its next gathering to discuss setting the 2024 minimum income for workers in the textile, garment, footwear, travel goods and bag sectors. ...

Van Socheata
https://phnompenhpost.com/national/next-minimum-wage-talks-set-sep-11

Hun Manet lays out policies to improve garment workers’ living standard

Cambodia’s new Prime Minister, Hun Manet, met with 18,000 garment workers at Khan Por Sen Chey to share government policies on improving the living standards of garment workers. ...

Rov Hongseng
https://kiripost.com/stories/hun-manet-lays-out-policies-to-improve-garment-workers-living-standard

Textile & Apparel SEA-Cambodia Summit 2024 to boost textile growth

The Textile and Apparel SEA-Cambodia Summit 2024 is set to take place in Phnom Penh from March 14–15, 2024. The summit aims to address trends in the Southeast Asia region, focusing on themes like policy, sourcing strategy, supply chain digitisation, local factories, and sustainable development. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501345737/textile-apparel-sea-cambodia-summit-2024-to-boost-textile-growth/

Negotiations for garment workers’ pay rise get underway

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) and National Council of Minimum Wage launched a negotiation on Wednesday on the monthly minimum wage for workers in the garment, footwear, and travel goods (GFT) sector for 2024. ...

Yatt Malai
https://kiripost.com/stories/negotiations-for-garment-workers-pay-rise-get-underway

Wage hike talks for garment sector begin amid market demand slowdown

Cambodia’s national council on minimum wage yesterday started the talks on the increase in monthly minimum wages for the garment, footwear and travel goods industry for 2024. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501344157/wage-hike-talks-for-garment-sector-begin-amid-market-demand-slowdown/

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