Cambodia listed among top ten largest exporters of garments in 2022

: Cambodia was ranked 8th among the top ten largest exporters of garments in 2022 by the World Trade Organisation (WTO).

China was crowned No. 1, followed by the European Union, Bangladesh, Vietnam, Turkey, India, and Indonesia, respectively. Pakistan and the USA claimed the 9th and 10th places, respectively.

The World Trade Organisation published data on clothing exporters in 2022, with China leading as the top country with a value of exports of US$182.4 billion.

In Southeast Asia, three countries made the list: Vietnam with an export worth US$35.3 billion, followed by Indonesia with US$10.1 billion, and Cambodia with US$9.1 billion.

Cambodia exported US$22.64 billion worth of goods in 2023, up 1.8 percent from a year ago, a report of the General Department of Customs and Excise showed recently.

The garment, , and travel goods industry is the largest foreign exchange earner for Cambodia. The sector consists of roughly 1,300 factories and branches, employing approximately 840,000 workers, mostly female.

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