- 9 July 2013
- The Cambodia Daily
- Economy and commerce / Exports / Labor / Labor arbitration / Trade
- Agence Kampuchea Presse / AKP / Arbitration Council / Bangladesh / Better Factories Cambodia / Cambodian Economic Association / Chinese aid / David Welsh / Dhaka / EBA / EU / Europe / European Union aid / Everything But Arms / Everything But Arms initiative / Exports / Factories / Garment Industry / Garment Manufactures Association in Cambodia / garment sector / garment workers / garments / health and safety / health and safety regulations / ILO / International Labor Organization / Kompong Speu Province / Kong Putheara / labor / Labor arbitration / labor disputes / labor law / manufacturering / Meanchey District / minimum wage / Phnom Penh / Production / Solidarity Center / Srey Chanthy / Textiles / US / wages / Wing Star Shoes factory / worker rights
Despite criticisms over safety, outbreaks of sometimes violent industrial action and a raise in the minimum wage that it was warned would scare off manufacturers, Cambodia’s garment sector is booming, according to government figures. A report on state newswire Agence Kampuchea Presse (AKP) on Friday said ...
- 10 June 2013
- The Phnom Penh Post
- Economy and commerce / Exports / Investment / Trade
- ADB / ADB report / ASEAN / Asian Development Bank (ADB) / Business Research Institute for Cambodia / Business Research Institute for Cambodia Chief Economist / Cambodian Institute for Development Study / Cambodian Institute for Development Study President / Economic growth / Economics / Electricity / electricity supply / electronics manufacturing / European Union aid / Everything But Arms / Everything But Arms initiative / Exports / FDI / Footwear / foreign direct investment / garment and footwear products / garment sector / garments / GDP / GDP growth / Global economy / Gross Domestic Product / Hiroshi Suzuki / IMF / Infrastructure / Infrastructure development / International Monetary Fund / Investment / Japanese aid / Japanese investment / Kang Chandararot / labour / labour shortages / Milled Rice / Ministry of Land Management Urban Planning and Construction / private sector / rice / Royal Government / Tourism / tourism sector / United States aid
Cambodia’s economy is on track to maintain its robust recovery thanks to a cocktail of private sector and government efforts. In 2012, the Asian Development Bank estimated that gross domestic product grew at a rate of 7.2 per cent, an increase from a 2011 International ...
- 5 September 2011
- The Cambodia Daily
- Agriculture and fishing / Economy and commerce / Land
- aid donors / Alexandra Herbel / EBA / EU / European Union aid / Everything But Arms initiative / evictions / Export / foreign aid / foreign investment / French Cambodian Chamber of Commerce / human rights groups / Khon Kaen Sugar / Koh Kong Sugar Industry Ltd / Land grabs / Loas / Mao Thura / produce / rice / RRafael Dochao Moreno / rubber / sugar / Trade / US / VVewong Corporation / World Bank
The evictions and so-called “land grabs” have angered aid donors, putting at stake hundreds of millions of dollars in foreign aid as well as a trade scheme that gives Cambodian produce tariff-free access to the EU. International donors and lenders such as the World Bank ...
- 29 July 2011
- The Cambodia Daily
- Agricultural production / Agriculture and fishing / Biofuel crops / Crop products and commodities / Economy and commerce / Sugar
- Adhoc / Alexandra Herbel / Chan Soveth / CPP / Duty-Free / EU / Everything But Arms initiative / French Cambodian Chamber of Commerce / Groupe Sucres & Denrees / Hum Rights workers / Koh Kong Province / Ly Yong Phat / Mong Reththy / Mong Reththy Group / Stung Treng Province / Sucden / Sugar Plantation
Mong Reththy Group has suspended a $115 million sugar plantation project that has been three years in the works, CPP Senator Mong Reththy said yesterday. According to Mr Reththy, the suspension is due to “internal” issues facing the French partner in the project, Groupe Sucres ...