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Cambodia loses EU trade privileges as it rushes FTA with China

Sanctions will hit nation's $10 billion garment and footwear sector

A garment factory in Phnom Penh. The sector has already suffered mass job suspensions after global consumer demand collapsed amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

PHNOM PENH -- The European Union on Wednesday enforced trade sanctions against Cambodia in response to its government's oppression of political opponents, among other human rights violations.

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