Last week, the Garment Manufacturer’s Association of Cambodia (GMAC), said that a full withdrawal of the Kingdom’s everything-but arms trade status is unlikely.
Cambodia has finally relented to slice off seven days in the name of productivity and making itself competitive.
Deputy secretary-general of GMAC Kaing Monika sits down with Business Insight to share his views on the EBA, relating the EU’s threat to remove the EBA to a court case saga in which Cambodia is the accused.
GMAC welcomes the approval of the amendment of article 89 of the Labour Law.
The number of workers fainting in 2017 decreased 28% if compared with 2016, in 18 factories around the country.
Prime Minister Hun Sen accuses former opposition leaders of taking workers hostage by calling on foreign nations to stop buying Cambodian goods.
The US Senate receives a formal petition from the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia, asking to give Cambodian garment and footwear exports preferential trade treatment.
The government is pushing for the United States to fully implement at least 97 percent of duty-free access to least developed countries.
Some in the business community welcome a plan to launch a pension scheme, manufacturer’s say it could be a burden.
The Economy Ministry and the International Labour Organisation’s Better Factory Cambodia program draft a strategy to maintain growth.
Garment and footwear makers to press the United States on preferential trade terms.