Cambodia’s garment, footwear, travel goods export up 14.9% in 2022

Cambodia exported garment, footwear and travel goods products worth US12.63 billion in 2022, up 14.9 per cent from $10.99 billion a year earlier, said a report from the General Department of Customs and Excise released on Tuesday (Jan 10).

The South-East Asian country exported garment products worth $9.03 billion, footwear items worth nearly $1.74 billion, and travel goods worth $1.86 billion dollars last year, a year-on-year increase of 12.7 per cent, 24.8 per cent, and 17.6 per cent, respectively, the report said.

Garment, footwear and travel goods industry is the largest foreign exchange earner for Cambodia. The sector consists of roughly 1,100 factories and branches, employing approximately 750,000 workers, mostly female.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2023/01/11/cambodia039s-garment-footwear-travel-goods-export-up-149-in-2022

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