Cambodia’s international trade up 21 percent in January-July

Cambodia’s international trade was amounted to $32.82 billion in the first seven months of this year, a year-on-year increase by 21.3 percent.

From January to July, Cambodia exported $13.78 billion worth of goods to foreign markets, up 30.7 percent compared to the same period last year, the General Department of Customs and Excise ‘report showed.

The Kingdom’s total imports rose by 15.4 percent during the said period to $19.05 billion, it pointed out.

The US remains the biggest market for Cambodian products, accounting for 43 percent of the Kingdom’s total exports or $5.69 billion, a 47.3 percent year-on-year increase, the report underlined.

Vietnam and China were ranked second and third, importing $1.32 billion and $701 million worth of products from Cambodia, respectively, it added.

Garment, footwear, travel goods shared almost 50 percent of the total commodity exports, followed by non-garment products and agricultural products. Chea Vannak   – AKP