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Cambodia's garment industry hangs by a thread

Factories face idling 160,000 workers as coronavirus cuts China textile supply

Cambodia's garment industry faces widespread shutdowns.    © Reuters

HANOI -- Cambodia's garment industry faces widespread shutdowns by the end of March as the new coronavirus keeps textile suppliers in China shuttered, cutting off procurement of raw materials.

Ten factories in the Southeast Asian country suspended operations by the end of February.

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