Prime Minister Hun Sen on Tuesday said potential closures of garment factories in coming months would be due to novel coronavirus quarantine measures cutting manufacturers off from Chinese materials suppliers, not the result of the E.U. suspending trade benefits.
During a groundbreaking ceremony for a highway construction project, Hun Sen warned workers not to panic if factories close in coming months.
The production of material supplies, like cloth, has been delayed as parts of China are under quarantine due to the ongoing novel coronavirus outbreak that has spread to more than 20 nations, the prime minister explained.
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