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Garment sector struggles to maintain EU trade agreement

The Kingdom’s annual $7 billion garment and textile sector, which has already been hard hit by the Coronavirus pandemic, is still struggling to make up for its partial loss of a preferential zero-tax trade deal provided by the European Union due to end in August. ...

Sorn Sarath
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50737960/garment-sector-struggles-to-maintain-eu-trade-agreement/

Sokha’s case could be delayed until next year: Prime Minister

Prime Minister Hun Sen has said the treason trial of former opposition leader Kem Sokha could be delayed until next year and not held by August, which is when the European Union makes its final decision on partial removal of the Kingdom’s Everything-but-arms trade status. ...

Ben Sokhean
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50723984/sokhas-case-could-be-delayed-until-next-year-prime-minister/

Government permits tax exemptions on specific goods

The government has issued income tax exemptions for the textile and garment, footwear and luggage sectors that produced export goods hit by the European Union’s 20 percent Everything but Arms (EBA) tariff-free status withdrawal in February. ...

Sok Chan
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50706195/government-permits-tax-exemptions-on-specific-goods/

More than 800 workers in Kandal demand severance pay

More than 800 garment workers in Kandal’s Khsach Kandal district protested on Wednesday to demand their last wages and severance pay after the company suspended its operation due to the shortage of raw material.​ ...

Sen David
https://www.khmertimeskh.com/50698711/more-than-800-workers-in-kandal-demand-severance-pay

Garment factories cut overtime hours for workers

Garment factory workers are seeing their working hours cut amid China’s coronavirus scare and the EU’s announcement that it will partially withdraw Cambodia’s trade privileges. ...

Khy Sovuthy
https://cambojanews.com/garment-factories-cut-overtime-hours-for-workers/

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