Evalliance & GMAC sign MoU to support Cambodian garments

November 06, 2014 - France

The French textile and garment association (Evalliance) has entered into an agreement with the Garment Manufacturers Association of Cambodia (GMAC) to promote the Cambodian textile and garment industry.

According to the agreement, multi-year project of Euro-Cambodian cooperation in the textile, apparel and fashion industries has been launched with objectives that include increasing the Cambodian clothing exports to the European Union, accelerate the transformation of the competitive sector towards activities with higher added value, allowing companies to become Cambodian joint contractors of Europe, encourage investment and the presence of European firms in Cambodia, and improve the conditions of the textile and clothing sector in Cambodia and correspondingly restore its international image.

With the launch of the Euro-Cambodian program, a permanent meeting place will be built in Phnom Penh for Evalliance, the Cambodian authorities, and various French and European factories established in Cambodia.

According to the program, business development missions will be conducted in Europe and Cambodia, a comprehensive program of vocational training will be developed in Cambodia, and an effective business intelligence system will be implemented. (GK)