Labour Market Threatens Long-Term Development

August 2008
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Aug2008, Vol. 19 Issue 8, p6
Country Report
The article provides an overview of the economic conditions of Cambodia. It states that the increase of unemployment in the country threatens to be a major obstacle for the country's government over the medium-to-long term. Moreover, it notes that the country's labour force revealed that 70% are engaged in subsistence agriculture while 265,000 people are employed in the garment industry. Further, it forecasts that the shortage of education will inhibit the country's long-term development.


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