No gain for Cambodians in textile-sector boom

Wages and factory conditions deteriorate as country sees doubling of garment and shoe factories.

Cambodia’s booming garment industry is one of the biggest contributors to its fast growing economy, but it is coming at a price for workers.
 
While, in less than three years, the number of garment and shoe factories in Cambodia has nearly doubled to 450, wages and factory conditions have deteriorated for workers.

Al Jazeera’s Scott Heidler reports from the capital Phnom Penh.

Source: Al Jazeera

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