By and  on October 5, 2017

PHNOM PENH — The Cambodian government said Thursday that next year’s minimum wage for the country’s 680,000 garment workers will be raised to $170 a month, an 11 percent increase from the current amount of $153 a month.

The prime minister also agreed to eliminate an export management fee that factories pay each year, as well as to suspend the payment of a 1 percent advanced profit tax, to help manufacturers offset the rising labor costs.

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