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Senior Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training has revealed that early March may be early Nearly 200 enterprises face shortage of raw materials in production It affects about 160,000 workers. The release of the figures gives unionists a sense that it is a serious matter that has never been imagined.

What is troubling for workers who may be suspended is that most workers The workers were paying for some equipment, such as motorbikes and cell phones. There may be a heavy charge to earn the redemption money on time Time.

However, Heng Sour, Secretary of State of the Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training, told a press conference on “Ministry's Progress and Continuing Direction "At the beginning of March, according to the work and projections in the The effects of the Corona virus are known As early as March 3, there are nearly 200 enterprise factories facing shortage of raw materials "It could affect employers in the worst case of 160,000." "We also know that the production cycle in China is underway and the government has been working on it," he said. Strive to use all means of communication with buyers, factories as well as government and government levels to make the Chinese government a priority In supply to this country How long the shortage of raw materials is the short-term.

According to the Secretary of State, the disruption of production in China has actually affected production. In the rest of the world, especially in Asia, even in Japan, Korea has been suspended. Some of the production was due to a lack of raw materials or half of the products From China, especially in Cambodia, as well as in the manufacturing countries, The same problem with raw materials.

“Through the efforts of the Royal Government of Cambodia, we hope that Cambodia will receive priority,” Heng Sour said. The first of these materials has been suspended, and some of the possible suspension has so far been filed At the mouthful of measures for every province, province, as well as province Communicating closely with the Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia as well as the owner of the shoe factory and all the shoes Of each factory. ” "In fact, as of this morning, 10 factories have started to suspend work," he said Some parts of the labor force, according to the workers, are around 3,000, according to the figures we have Here we are facilitating how the factories are handling their wages Other benefits and benefits to the suspended workers in accordance with the recommendations of the King and the Ministry Organized people to communicate in order to register those who have been laid off, to attend soft skills courses for a living More from the government. ”

At Thorn, president of the Coalition of Cambodian Apparel Workers' Democratic Union, said, “I think the figures presented by the ministry are ongoing. With nearly 200 such jobs and possibly more than 160,000 workers, it is a serious problem that we cannot imagine Such a big problem. They are all in trouble, and if they are in crisis, they will have a hard time earning a living To support their families. ” The head of the union said that if the shortage of raw materials was short-lived, it would be OK No, but we do not know how long it will last.

“When he loses his job, it means he loses his income, whether you owe it to the bank or "He doesn't owe the bank money. It's all because he depends on the income from the garment."

“When information is received,” said Hem Chivin, a worker at the Sao Paulo factory producing hats and clothing in Phnom Penh. As soon as I saw that, there was a risk to other workers as well as myself. It's estimated that 80 to 90% of our workers are in debt to the bank when it's suspended or terminated. For the mortgage payment, the banks and their fed and he didn't know how to get a job Where did you go to get the money to pay the bank? ” “At the factory, I have been working on this since the beginning of January (January), not working overtime No, it's off at 4pm. The lack of raw materials in the garment sector, their garment workers are concerned. He has been talking about the factory, suspending or suspending his job. Edited by: Sokhuk