Cambodia-China bilateral trade roses to $8 billion in eight months

PHNOM PENH: Bilateral trade between Cambodia and China reached more than $8.09 billion in the first eight months of 2023, an increase of 1.15 percent over that of the previous year.

A report of the General Department of Customs and Excise showed that Cambodia's exports to China amounted to $939 million, up 16.8 percent while its imports from China were valued at $7.15 billion, inched down 0.6 percent compared to the same period last year.

Cambodia's main products exported to China include clothing, footwear, other products, electronics, automobile parts, bicycles, milled rice, cassava, etc.

Cambodia's imports are medicines and supplements, cigarettes, beer, mixed wines, soft drinks, beverages, sugar, cooking oil, groceries, and so on.

Samdech Moha Bovor Thipadei Hun Manet, Prime of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will lead a Cambodian delegation to attend the 20th China-ASEAN Expo in China this week.

Held in Nanning, southern China, the China-ASEAN Expo is an important forum for trade and investment between ASEAN member countries and China.

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