Cambodian silk market troubles
Despite steady sales of silk products in the Kingdom, the combination of a lack of skilled labor and cheap imports are adding extra stress to Cambodia’s already beleaguered domestic production, say officials and industry experts. ...
Local silk production nearly extinct
Cambodia’s natural silk industry is on the verge of extinction due to the widespread use of pesticides that have severely damaged the health of silkworms, leading producers to rely on imported synthetic fibers to meet demand, experts say. Men Sinoeun, executive director of the Artisan’s Association ...
Kingdom’s crafts can be hit in Korea
Cambodian handicrafts and home decor products could take off with South Korean buyers if certain obstacles – conceptual design, development techniques, and slow delivery services – are overcome, business owners and merchants said yesterday. Speaking at a seminar on Korean Market Access for Cambodia’s textiles at ...