Canada to Continue Importing Cambodian Garments

Canada has pledged to continue and increase the import of Cambodia's textiles and garments into the country.

The commitment was made by Ms. Donica Pottie, the Bangkok-based Canadian Ambassador to Cambodia, during a meeting with Minister of Labour and Vocational Training H.E. Ith Samheng here in Phnom Penh recently.

Ms. Donica Potties stressed that Cambodia is considered as a role-model country with favourable labour condition for investments.

The Canadian diplomat continued that although import volume of the product from Cambodia to Canada remains small, Canada is interested in the business with Cambodia toward bigger scale.

She also spoke highly of the Royal Government of Cambodia's implementation of supportive labour policy, especially the provision of social protection for Cambodian workers pushed by the Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen.

According to Ms. Donica Potties, Cambodia has exported garment products to Canada with the scope equivalent to more than US$90 million to date.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press