Industries

Manufacturing

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/

PM gives call to manufacture high-quality local products

Prime Minister Hun Manet yesterday called for the production of high-quality local products to meet domestic demand and help reduce imports, stressing that the government is striving to stabilize prices and reduce production costs to boost farmers’ income. ...

Chea Vanyuth
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501471602/pm-gives-call-to-manufacture-high-quality-local-products/

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/

Stringent rules for meat importers soon, says GDCE

The General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE) of Cambodia said that after a meeting with meat importers, it will be setting more stringent guidelines and conditions for those operating in this sector. ...

Rachel David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501470201/stringent-rules-for-meat-importers-soon-says-gdce/

OVOP movement gathering strength in Cambodia

The Seventh National Day for the promotion of Khmer products will be celebrated today (April 9), under the theme ‘Sustainable Production and Supply to the Market – One Village, One Product Movement.’ ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501469672/ovop-movement-gathering-strength-in-cambodia/

Cambodia’s rubber article exports rise 90 percent

Cambodia earned $215 million from the exports of rubber articles in the first two months of this year, an increase of 90 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the latest trade data of the General Department of Customs and Excise (GDCE). ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501458804/cambodias-rubber-article-exports-rise-90-percent/

Cambodia’s rubber exports rise by 123 percent

Amid the fall in global demand, Cambodia earned $121 million from the exports of rubber articles in the first month of this year, an increase of 123.5 percent compared to the same period last year, according to the latest trade data of the General Department ...

Manoj Mathew
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501440080/cambodias-rubber-exports-rise-by-123-percent/

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/

Tourism, manufacturing, infra development to raise GDP to 6.4% in 2024

Manufacturing, the recovery of Cambodian tourism on the back of regional improvement, and infrastructure development are likely to boost gross domestic product (GDP) growth, projected at 6.4 percent this year, up from 5.5 percent in 2023. ...

Sangeetha Amarthalingam
https://kiripost.com/stories/tourism-manufacturing-infra-development-to-raise-gdp-to-64-in-2024

Wanli Tire eyes major capacity expansion in Cambodia

Wanli Tire Co Ltd, a State-owned enterprise based in Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, has begun construction of a new-phase production base amid a recovery of the country’s tire industry last year. ...

China Daily
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501426360/wanli-tire-eyes-major-capacity-expansion-in-cambodia/

Guidebook to manufacturing in Cambodia published

EuroCham Cambodia has published a guidebook, ‘Alternative Manufacturing and Special Economic Zones Guidebook 2024’, providing insight for entrepreneurs, investors, and industry stakeholders seeking information about Cambodia’s manufacturing sphere. ...

Seng Mengheng
https://kiripost.com/stories/guidebook-to-manufacturing-in-cambodia-published

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/

Cambodia exports rubber worth $490.6 million in 2023

Cambodia exported 368,048 tonnes of dry rubber in 2023, a slight decrease of 1.3 percent from 372,903 tonnes in a year earlier, said a report from the General Directorate of Rubber on Wednesday. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501425159/cambodia-exports-rubber-worth-490-6-million-in-2023/

China and Cambodia sign ‘$1billion rubber & tire projects’ agreement

Cambodian and Chinese officials have signed an MoU concerning plans to invest $1 billion (€910 million) in joint rubber & tire projects, Cambodia Development Council (CDC) has announced. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501423710/china-and-cambodia-sign-1billion-rubber-tire-projects-agreement/

Cart Tire revving up to raise capital investment to $700M

A Chinese car tyre manufacturer is planning to increase its investment in Cambodia by raising its capital to approximately $700 million, in a move aimed at enhancing production capacity and expanding exports to additional international markets. ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/cart-tire-revving-up-to-raise-capital-investment-to-700m

Footwear exports dip; sector shows signs of recovery

Cambodia netted over $1.2 billion from exporting footwear, gaiters and related articles in the first 11 months of 2023, marking a nearly 23% decrease year-on-year. However, the last few months of 2023 showed signs of gradual improvement, as reported by the General Department of Customs ...

Hin Pisei
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/business/footwear-exports-dip-sector-shows-signs-of-recovery

General Science announces $255 million expansion plan in Cambodia

The 18-month project will add capacity for 3.5 million units of semi-steel radial passenger car tires and 750,000 all-steel truck bus tires per year at the plant, inaugurated in April last year. ...

Khmer Times Staff
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/501418887/general-science-announces-255-million-expansion-plan-in-cambodia/

CAC eyes funding for cashew shell biofuel production

Six Chinese companies have expressed interest in establishing cashew processing plants in Cambodia, with one specialising in producing Cashew Nut Shell Liquid (CNSL), according to the Cashew Nut Association of Cambodia (CAC). ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/cac-eyes-funding-for-cashew-shell-biofuel-production

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/

New minimum wage in effect, up $4 per month

With the arrival of a new calendar year, workers in textile, garment, footwear, and travel goods factories are set to enjoy a new minimum monthly salary of $204. The new figure is $4 higher than the 2023 wage. ...

Van Socheata
https://www.phnompenhpost.com/national/new-minimum-wage-in-effect-up-4-per-month

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