Commerce Minister: Better Factories Cambodia Brings Positive Results for Textile Industry

Better Factories Cambodia (BFC) has brought positive results for national textile industry, mainly contributed to improving working conditions and living standards of more than 700,000 workers and employees nationwide.

Minister of Commerce H.E. Pan Sorasak made the remarks while chairing a quarterly meeting on implementation of working conditions of garment and footwear industry at the ministry office on Nov. 29, according to a news release of Ministry of Commerce.

On the occasion, H.E. Minister welcomed the International Labour Organisation (ILO)-BFC's Annual Report 2018 which showed improvement of working environment and decrease in violence and legal framework non-compliance at 464 factories and enterprises after evaluation from PAC (Project Advisory Committee) joined by Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training, Ministry of Commerce, GMAC (Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia) and trade unions.

H.E. Pan Sorasak also thanked ILO-BFC for its contribution to enhance Cambodia's reputation and competitiveness as a garment producing and exporting country. He further requested all stakeholders to adhere to this culture of collaboration so as bring about more progress to the textile industry in Cambodia.

Source: Agency Kampuchea Press