CAMBODIAN GARMENT SECTOR ON ALERT AFTER EU REMINDER TRADE ACCESS IS LINKED TO THREATENED HUMAN RIGHTS

THE EUROPEAN Union (EU) has fired a warning shot over Cambodia’s bows over concerns about declining democratic and human rights, and the rule of law in this key clothing exporter. In a note sent to just-style, the Delegation of the European Union to Cambodia noted a February 26 statement from the EU Council of Ministers ordering that monitoring of these problems be stepped up. If the EU develops further concerns, Cambodia’s privileged access to the European clothing markets that are of critical importance to its manufacturing industry could be reined in, ...


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