2022-27 development strategy for garments to launch Mar 21
The Ministry of Economy and Finance has said it will launch the Cambodia Garment, Footwear and Bags Sector Development Strategy 2022-2027 on March 21 to strengthen and support the sector in “the new context”. ...
GMAC supplying factories with hands-on fire fighting training
The Garment Manufacturing Association in Cambodia (GMAC) provided training on fire fighting to staff from its member factories and enterprises. ...
Capital, businesses find ways to move factories to suburbs
The Phnom Penh Municipal Hall has been holding discussions with the Cambodia Trucking Association (CAMTA) and major businesses to find an efficient way of relocating factories and warehouses to the outskirts of Phnom Penh. ...
Tax breaks to be extended beyond reopening
The government has decided to extend tax exemptions to sectors ravaged by the Covid-19 outbreak, to allow businesses breathing space for recovery and boost economic growth amid a lingering uncertainty over the convergence of crises brought on by the pandemic. ...
New garment sector investments exceeding $8mn approved by CDC
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) is welcoming new investments in one of the Kingdom’s pillar industries as new variants and outbreaks lead to a string of downgrades in economic projections. ...
Labour ministry and GMAC clarify factory re-openings
Minister of Labour and Vocational Training Ith Sam Heng released a notification pertaining to the payment of wages and reopening requirements for factories located in Yellow Zones in Phnom Penh and Takmao city, Kandal province. ...
Garment employers asked to provide allowance to workers
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on April 22 urged owners and directors of factories in lockdown areas to consider providing allowance to workers, in addition to other support provided by the government. ...
12 more Chinese ships carrying garment raw materials to arrive in Cambodia this week
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) said on Wednesday that 12 more Chinese ships transporting raw materials for garment industry will arrive in Cambodia this week. ...
Khmer Times Staff
ILO Says Fire Safety Measures Lacking in Garment Sector
Cambodia’s garment industry is experiencing a worrying rise in fire safety violations as factories struggle to cope with a sharp increase in the number of orders they are receiving, the International Labor Organization’s (ILO) Better Factories Cambodia program (BFC) said in a report on Thursday. The ...