Garment exports increased 22 percent to about $5.07 billion during the first 11 months of the year compared to the same period in 2012, according to figures released yesterday by the Ministry of Commerce’s Camcontrol department. The figures show that an increase in demand from the U.S. and the European Union (E.U.) has driven up garment exports from the country. Neou Seiha, an independent economic analyst, credited the growth to the improvement of the U.S. and E.U. economies. “the market situation of the E.U. and the U.S. is not really bad,” he said. Van Sou Ieng, chairman of
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