Cambodia’s apparel exports up 23.09% to $7.174 bn in Jan-Sept 2022
The exports of apparel from Cambodia increased by 23.09 per cent year-on-year to $7.174 billion during January-September 2022. This constituted 41.60 per cent of Cambodia’s total foreign income of $17.258 billion during the period under review, according to data from the general department of customs and excise under the ministry of economy and finance.
Cambodia’s exports of apparel and clothing accessories (knitted) earned $5.110 billion in the first nine months of this year, which was 21.1 per cent higher than the exports worth $4.220 billion during the corresponding period of last year. The country’s exports of apparel and clothing accessories (not knitted) rose by 28.4 per cent to $2.064 billion in the period under review. Last year, in this category, the country had exported apparel worth $1.608 billion.
As for the imports, the country’s knitted or crocheted fabric imports during January-September 2022 were valued at $2.380 billion, which was 10 per cent higher than the imports worth $2.164 billion in the same period last year. Likewise, man-made fibre imports grew by 16.9 per cent to $916.897 million, against $784.628 million in January-September 2021. Cotton imports rose by 1.3 per cent to reach $392.064 million during the period under review, compared to $387.153 million in the same period of 2021.
Fibre2Fashion News Desk (KUL)