Keeping A Positive Outlook On The Garment Sector

July 2011
Asia Monitor: South East Asia Monitor Volume 1;Jul2011, Vol. 22 Issue 7, p6
Country Report
The article reports on the positive economic outlook of the garment industry in Cambodia based on the data provided by the country's Ministry of Economy and Finance. It relays that Cambodia's garment sector is the best market for foreign investment because it has the lowest wage rate in the world. It mentions that the Garment Manufacturing Association of Cambodia (GMAC) is on the move of establishing the National Garment Training Institute to improve garment production in the country.


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