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Cambodia faces supply chain crunch, no thanks to COVID-19

Southeast Asian suppliers from Cambodia, Myanmar and  Vietnam have become increasingly important to global fashion brands. Nearly 20% of Uniqlo owner Fast Retailing’s disclosed core sewing factories are in Vietnam, though China is still home to about half.​ However, these suppliers now face a supply ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50694492/cambodia-faces-supply-chain-crunch-no-thanks-to-covid-19

H&M reassess strategy amid EBA withdrawal

Swedish fashion giant H&M Group said they were evaluating how the EU’s decision to withdraw one-fifth of the ‘Everything But Arms’ (EBA) scheme would impact their business and production strategy in Cambodia. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/hm-reassess-strategy-amid-eba-withdrawal

CDC okays investments worth over $83 million

Ten investment projects worth $83.7 million were approved by the Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) this week, it said in a press release said on Tuesday. The projects are anticipated to create some 4,744 jobs. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-okays-investments-worth-over-83-million

GMAC: Pulling rug from under workers’ feet not way to proceed

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) has expressed disappointment at the European Commission’s (EC’s) recent decision to suspended one-fifth of the Everything But Arms (EBA) scheme awarded to Cambodia. ...

Niem Chheng
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national-politics/gmac-pulling-rug-under-workers-feet-not-way-proceed

Garment, footwear, and travel goods exports valued at $9.3 billion

Cambodia exported garments, footwear and travel goods worth $9.35 billion in 2019, a year-on-year increase of 11 percent, according to a report from the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft. ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50692028/garment-footwear-and-travel-goods-exports-valued-at-9-3-billion

Hopes to boost textile exports to Japan with added value

Cambodia, as well as Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam, are being encouraged to improve their production chains to provide added value to their textile products exported to Japan. The call came at a Phnom Penh workshop for representatives from Cambodia, Lao, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) on ...

Chea Vannak
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50691648/hopes-to-boost-textile-exports-to-japan-with-added-value

Coronavirus likely to result in lay-offs as China factories close

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training has warned that some garment factories in Cambodia may be forced to shut down temporarily or lay off workers next month due to a shortage of raw materials. As the 2019 Novel Coronavirus (2019-nCoV) continues to spread across ...

Khorn Savi
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/coronavirus-likely-result-lay-offs-china-factories-close

CDC approves seven projects in January

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) approved seven garment and travel goods investment projects last month, worth $33.4 million. The figures were released by CDC throughout the month and calculated by The Post. The EU is scheduled to decide whether to keep or withdraw ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cdc-approves-seven-projects-january

Rubber exports rise by 30% year-on-year

Cambodia exported more than 282,071 tonnes of rubber last year, a 30 per cent increase from 2018’s 217,501 tonnes, a Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries report said. The commodity reeled in $377 million in revenue last year, up 32 per cent from 2018’s $286 ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-exports-rise-30-year-year

GMAC: Indian software to up GTF efficiency

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) announced it will introduce smart technology solutions to bolster efficiency in the textile industry as it works to embrace the forthcoming Fourth Industrial Revolution. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/gmac-indian-software-gtf-efficiency

Government’s study aims to expand rubber revenue

The General Directorate of Rubber announced a joint study on family-owned rubber plantations in three provinces to better understand how growers have responded to the sharp drop in rubber prices over the past nine years. The average cost of rubber has fallen from around $4,600 ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/governments-study-aims-expand-rubber-revenue

Kingdom’s fuel prices fixed despite US-Iran row

Increase tensions between the US and Iran, one of the world’s largest oil producers, could cause prices to fluctuate, the Ministry of Commerce warned on Thursday. However, the ministry said fuel prices in the Kingdom will stick to those announced every 15 days, which are ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/kingdoms-fuel-prices-fixed-despite-us-iran-row

Council approves four investment projects worth $17.2 million

The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) on Monday announced the approval of four investment projects worth some $17.2 million. These are set to create 1,490 jobs. Sun Awesome Garment Co Ltd is to establish a garment and laundry facility in Kampong Cham’s Prey ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/council-approves-four-investment-projects-worth-172-million

Kampong Speu shoe factory construction suspended: Governor

The construction of a shoe factory in Kampong Speu province’s Kong Pisei district has been suspended after local authorities ruled it has not been following technical standards. Officials in the Kingdom are scrambling to inspect completed and under-construction buildings to avoid collapses similar to what ...

Pech Sotheary
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50677531/kampong-speu-shoe-factory-construction-suspended-governor

Rubber exports grow nearly 24% last year

The Kingdom’s rubber exports saw a 24 per cent increase over the first 11 months of last year compared to the same period in 2018, data from the General Directorate of Rubber obtained by The Post on Tuesday showed. Pol Sopha, the director-general of the ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/rubber-exports-grow-nearly-24-last-year

Workers faint in Svay Rieng shoe factory: Officials

Dozens of workers at the Kingmaker Footwear factory in Svay Rieng province fainted yesterday evening, and the authorities are baffled at what caused it, said government and union officials. ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50673467/workers-faint-in-svay-rieng-shoe-factory-officials

Ith Samheng mulls pension scheme delay

Labour Minister Ith Samheng yesterday said he will look into a request by employers to delay implementing a pension scheme for garment and footwear workers slated for next year.​ ...

Mom Kunthear
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50672920/ith-samheng-mulls-pension-scheme-delay

UAE firm sets sight on oil in Kingdom

Mubadala Petroleum, one of the UAE’s largest oil and gas companies, is looking for investment opportunities in the Cambodian oil sector, said a senior official at the Ministry of Mines and Energy. Mubadala Petroleum CEO Mazin al-Lamki expressed interest in investing in Cambodia’s oil sector ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/uae-firm-sets-sight-oil-kingdom

Labour ministry to check provision of seniority payments

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training is preparing to send officials to check on whether the second phase of seniority payments will be provided to garment factory workers at the end of the year, said ministry spokesman Heng Sour. Last year, the ministry announced ...

Long Kimmarita
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/labour-ministry-check-provision-seniority-payments

Mango exporters urged to set up hi-tech packaging plants

Ngin Chhay, the director-general of the General Directorate of Agriculture at the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries, on Thursday urged the private sector to set up more mango packaging plants that comply with South Korea and China’s hygiene and quality standards. ...

Thou Vireak
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/mango-exporters-urged-set-hi-tech-packaging-plants

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