PHNOM PENH: The total trade volume between Cambodia and other countries around the world reached more than US$6.8 billion in the first two months of 2023, down 21.8 percent compared to last year.
Figures from the General Department of Customs and Excise at the Ministry of Economy and Finance showed that Cambodia exported nearly US$3.3 billion worth of products to foreign markets, a year-on-year decline of 8.6 percent.
At the same time, the Kingdom’s imports saw a decrease of 30.9 percent to over US$3.5 billion. Cambodia’s most significant markets were the United States, Vietnam, China, Japan, Thailand, Canada, Germany, the United Kingdom, Spain, and the Netherlands.
The main exported items include garments, footwear, travel goods, bicycles, rice, machinery and electrical equipment, and vegetables and fruits. The country mainly imported raw materials, construction materials, automobiles, pharmaceutical products, electronics and electrical equipment, fertilizers, and pesticides.