Unionists are to call for increasing the monthly minimum wage for workers in 2020.
The government is called to improve labour and human rights conditions.
Over 80% of garment and footwear factories are paying workers bi-weekly wages.
With trade and political ties between the governments strengthening, Cambodian exports to Japan rose sharply in the first nine months of the year.
The tripartite commission (union, government, employers) tasked with determining the minimum wage for workers in the textile, garment and footwear industries have agreed to increase the minimum wage to $182, beginning January 2019.
Number of international brands are shifting production away from China, with Cambodia a strong contender to become their next base for the manufacturing of garments and footwear products.
Labour Ministry and relevant parties start talks on the minimum wage for workers in the textile, garment and footwear industries.
Exports of garment and footwear products achieve solid growth.
A report on Cambodian labour finds that ten sectors in the job market are still facing shortages in skilled workers.
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) is teaming up with Funan Consulting to boost tax compliance in the garment and footwear industries and train factory staff in proper accounting standards.
Since opening its first fashion outlet in 1976, Jaspal Group now operates over 300 retail outlets in Thailand dedicated to fashion and footwear, as well as three Jaspal Home Collection stores which offer a sophisticated and discerning level of soft line furnishings and home décor.
The garment and footwear industry continues to play a pivotal role in the economy.
The economy outlook for 2018 is marked by robust export growth, strong foreign investment, and buoyant domestic demand.
The (CDC) has issued registration certificates for 35 projects with capital of $444 million.
Garment and footwear workers can expect $250 as minimum wage on 2023, PM says.
Anti-economic crime police cracks down on vendors selling counterfeit footwear at Central Market and Tuol Tom Poung Market.
Trade between Cambodia and the US continued to expand in 2007, growing by 10% year-on-year to reach $3.46 billion.
Despite diplomatic tensions, trade between Cambodia and US is on the upswing.
The American retail giant’s positive announcement comes amid an escalating diplomatic row between Cambodia and its Western partners.
A team of garment and footwear industry experts have begun a programme to train workers and employers in boiler safety.
With the minimum wage on the rise, the garments and footwear sector faces challenges.
Garment and footwear makers are set to submit a petition to the government of the United States to give Cambodian footwear exports preferential trade treatment.
Hong Kong Investors eye western province Kampong Speu to set up garment, footwear and travel bag factories, say local officials.
India’s biggest tax reform excludes tens of thousands of businesses and millions of workers.