The Thai garment industry will see a significant growth next year thanks to the recovery of the US economy, according to the Federation of Thai Industries.
Thailand is keeping a close watch on the measures the US might impose on its garment after it ranked the country as the lowest Tier 3 of its human rights watch list.
Cambodia earned 991 million USD from exporting garments, textiles and footwear in the first two months of this year, up 6.5 percent from the same period in 2013.
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) warned that 80 percent of factories would be closed if union leaders still lead the protests, demanding the minimum wage of 160 USD per month, a local newspaper said on February 21.
Cambodian garment and shoe factories resumed production on January 8 following a ban on demonstrations last week, a labour spokesman has said.
Most garment and shoe factory workers in Cambodia returned to work on January 2 after a nationwide week-long strike that forced many factories to close across Cambodia.
In the face of ongoing protests in Cambodia which made the garment sector nearly closed, the UN International Labour Organisation ( ILO ) on December 31, 2013 called for an end to violence and destruction of property, and encouraged the factories to be reopened.
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on December 29 issued a statement saying that trade unionsâ calling for strikes that have made local garment factories out of work is an illegal action.
The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) on December 29 issued a statement, informing all stakeholders that the industry was unable to continue operations because six trade unions have conducted illegal and violent actions against factory property and forced workers out of work.
Vietnamese businesses operating in the fields of construction machinery, garments and packing are taking part in the Cambodia International Machinery Industrial Fair 2013 (CIMIF 2013), which kicked off in the capital city of Phnom Penh on August 8.
More than 150 companies from countries and territories are participating in the Cambodia International Machinery Industry Fair and the Cambodia International Textile & Garment Industry Exhibition, that opened in the capital city of Phnom Penh on August 25.
Vietnamâs exports are enjoying a larger market share than their Thai counterparts in the US, the EU and Japan, according to a recent study conducted by the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce.