Cambodian Garment Unions Fear Possible End of EU, US Trade PreferencesRFA - Sat, 2017-12-02 02:30
They say workers will suffer if they lose jobs in the garment and footwear industry, the backbone of the country’s economy. catched
In early 1986, the major industrial plants in Phnom Penh included the Tuol Kok textile factory, the largest of six textile factories in the city (the factory was idle three days a week, however, because of power shortages). There were also four power plants, a soft drink plant, a tobacco factory, a ferro-concrete factory, and some other enterprises that produced consumer goods.
In the municipality of Kampong Saom and in neighboring Kampot Province, rice mills, lumber mills, small brick and tile factories, power plants, an oil refinery, a tractor-assembly plant, cement and phosphate factories, and a refrigeration plant for storing fish were reported to be in operation.