The Council for the Development of Cambodia (CDC) has approved a trio of new garment projects. Together, these projects entail an investment of $14.9 million. They are anticipated to generate some 3,200 new jobs.
The first of these projects is the J.A.K Garment Co’s project to build a facility in Takhmao district, Kandal province with a capital investment of $2.4 million. The factory will employ 1,053 people. The second project by Premier Tech Garment (Cambodia) Co involves building a $4.3 million in Bati district with an investment of $4.3 million. The project is anticipated to create 748 new jobs.
The third project will be developed by Chanco Textiles (Cambodia) Co which will also build a factory in the capital’s Russey Keo district. A total of 424 new jobs will be generated to create bed sheets, pillowcases and other linens.
Ken Loo, Secretary-General, GMAC said, the new projects would help strengthen the Kingdom’s pillar industry, particularly after the disruption caused by the pandemic.