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Cambodia's Garment Sector Hits a Snag

Aug 29, 2016 | 09:15 GMT
Cambodia's Garment Sector Hits a Snag
Cambodia's economy depends on its garment industry, but workers' persistent demands for ever-higher wages could cost the country its competitiveness.
(OMAR HAVANA/Getty Images)

As Southeast Asia continues on its path toward becoming a global manufacturing hub, Cambodia may find itself lagging behind. Like its neighbors, Cambodia faces a number of challenges -- regulatory obstacles, insufficient infrastructure, an uneducated workforce and lukewarm global demand -- in its quest to cultivate its manufacturing industry and...

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