US trade (export - import) with Cambodia in 2018

Published or Updated: Jun 02, 2019

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cambodia in 2018: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cambodia

In 2018, US trade with Cambodia totaled $4,418.4 million, up 23.60% ($843.7 million) from 2017.

US exports to Cambodia in 2018 totaled $448.7 million, up 12.19% ($48.7 million) from 2017.

US imports from Cambodia in 2018 totaled $3,969.7 million, up 25.04% ($795.0 million) from 2017.

US trade deficit with Cambodia in 2018 was $3,521.0 million, a 26.90% increase ($746.3 million) over 2017.

Cambodia was the US 66th largest trading partner in 2018 (down from 65th in 2017), accounting for 0.1032% of US total trade (up from 0.0904% in 2017).

Cambodia was the US 104th largest export market in 2018 (down from 101st in 2017), accounting for 0.0270% of US total exports (up from 0.0259% in 2017).

Cambodia was the US 57th largest supplier in 2018 (up from 59th in 2017), accounting for 0.1517% of US total imports (up from 0.1318% in 2017).

US Exports to Cambodia

The major share of US exports to Cambodia in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 72.75% of US total exports to Cambodia (70.59% in 2017);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.12% of US total exports to Cambodia (15.47% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.53% of US total exports to Cambodia (2.56% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.86% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.65% in 2017);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.06% of US total exports to Cambodia (2.79% in 2017).

The largest gains in US exports to Cambodia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $35.7 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $3.9 million;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $3.7 million;
  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $3.6 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - an increase of $2.0 million;
  • Meat and edible meat offal (HS code 02) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof (HS code 90) - an increase of $1.7 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles (HS code 85) - an increase of $1.4 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cambodia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - a decrease of $11.9 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $3.4 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - a decrease of $2.1 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $1.4 million.
US exports to Cambodia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2017
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 20.7 0.00 2.6707.48
02 Meat and edible meat offal 5,499.3 1.23 3,739.947.05
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 65.5 0.01 85.8-23.65
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,114.2 0.25 507.1119.69
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 494.6 0.11 125.9292.72
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 20.0 0.00 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.9 0.00 13.0-23.70
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 3,183.6 0.71 2,882.110.46
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 71.5 0.02 83.7-14.53
10 Cereals 2,279.4 0.51 1,251.382.17
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 320.0 0.07 2.612,030.40
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 947.3 0.21 2,765.5-65.75
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,433.4 0.32 1,675.5-14.45
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 229.8 0.05 233.5-1.59
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 8.2 0.00 6.427.83
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 185.3 0.04 93.498.30
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 481.1 0.11 256.987.28
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,390.6 0.31 1,329.84.57
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,585.3 0.35 1,630.4-2.77
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 7,953.6 1.77 6,246.027.34
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 3,100.7 0.69 2,771.211.89
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 29,278.1 6.53 31,388.4-6.72
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,675.6 0.82 4,770.7-22.96
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 74.2 0.02 0.0
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 897.6 0.20 875.72.50
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 64.0 0.01 158.3-59.56
29 Organic chemicals 1,740.7 0.39 471.1269.48
30 Pharmaceutical products 832.2 0.19 520.160.01
31 Fertilizers 20.5 0.00 60.7-66.15
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 848.1 0.19 634.333.71
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2,299.5 0.51 1,289.678.31
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 1,120.7 0.25 395.0183.70
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 0.0 0.00 118.9-100.00
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 270.4 0.06 1,308.3-79.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 5,036.6 1.12 1,429.7252.27
40 Rubber and articles thereof 607.3 0.14 216.2180.90
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 8,823.6 1.97 5,168.670.71
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 70.3 0.02 56.624.03
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 2,208.8 0.49 14,117.1-84.35
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 2,542.8 0.57 1,754.944.89
47 Pulp of wood or of other fibrous cellulosic material; waste and scrap of paper or paperboard 987.4 0.22 0.0
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 12,038.8 2.68 8,133.748.01
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 278.3 0.06 333.1-16.45
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 28.7 0.01 0.0
52 Cotton 9.7 0.00 104.3-90.75
54 Man-made filaments 92.0 0.02 20.6347.67
55 Man-made staple fibers 448.4 0.10 0.0
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 1,555.1 0.35 4,927.0-68.44
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 49.3 0.01 44.411.12
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 16.7 0.00 0.0
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 578.4 0.13 163.1254.54
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 205.1 0.05 487.9-57.97
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,701.1 0.38 52.03,170.70
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 1,727.6 0.39 3,096.4-44.21
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,676.4 0.60 2,199.721.67
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 41.2 0.01 65.6-37.20
65 Headgear and parts thereof 96.5 0.02 0.0
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 11.7-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 2.9 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 66.5 0.01 79.5-16.31
69 Ceramic products 5.7 0.00 0.0
70 Glass and glassware 37.8 0.01 40.4-6.45
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 53.9 0.01 19.5176.20
72 Iron and steel 2.6 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 84.3 0.02 35.9134.65
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 10.6-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 192.3 0.04 521.7-63.14
78 Lead and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 69.3-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 622.6 0.14 650.4-4.27
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 183.1 0.04 46.4294.30
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 24,210.4 5.40 20,603.417.51
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 5,368.2 1.20 4,006.333.99
86 Railway or tramway locomotives, rolling-stock and parts thereof; railway or tramway track fixtures and fittings and parts thereof; mechanical (including electro-mechanical) traffic signalling equipment of all kinds 43.8 0.01 9.1380.26
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 290,019.1 64.64 254,359.214.02
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 1,584.1 0.35 289.5447.15
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 541.9 0.12 68.9686.38
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,680.9 1.04 3,012.355.39
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 67.0 0.01 18.9255.33
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 42.2 0.01 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 23.1-100.00
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 500.9 0.11 695.8-28.01
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,104.9 0.25 1,189.2-7.09
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 293.5 0.07 289.11.53
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,058.3 0.46 57.33,493.94
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,600.5 0.80 3,794.6-5.12

US Imports from Cambodia

The major share of US imports from Cambodia in 2018 (and in 2017) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 73.59% of US total imports from Cambodia (80.66% in 2017);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.99% of US total imports from Cambodia (3.61% in 2017);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 3.81% of US total imports from Cambodia (3.22% in 2017);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 1.08% of US total imports from Cambodia (0.55% in 2017).

The largest gains in US imports from Cambodia in 2018 over 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - an increase of $222.2 million;
  • Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) (HS code 42) - an increase of $212.9 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $82.8 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $71.8 million;
  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $60.3 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $48.1 million;
  • Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings (HS code 94) - an increase of $32.3 million;
  • Articles of iron or steel (HS code 73) - an increase of $14.5 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cambodia in 2018 over the 2017 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Cambodia in 2018 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2018
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2017
USD thousand)
Change
in 2018
over 2017
(%)
01 Live animals 12,809.9 0.32 4,940.4159.29
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 16.4 0.00 0.0
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 1,744.8 0.04 790.7120.67
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 72.6 0.00 35.5104.18
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 64.3 0.00 16.3295.15
10 Cereals 1,308.8 0.03 1,424.4-8.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 105.3 0.00 2,164.5-95.14
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 627.7 0.02 0.0
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 468.8 0.01 342.536.86
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 606.9 0.02 81.8642.04
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27.7 0.00 27.31.35
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 19,110.8 0.48 18,083.15.68
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 0.0 0.00 69.7-100.00
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5.2 0.00 5.4-4.58
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
29 Organic chemicals 2,145.9 0.05 1,084.997.80
30 Pharmaceutical products 33.2 0.00 0.0
31 Fertilizers 2.4 0.00 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 0.0 0.00 23.7-100.00
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
34 Soap, organic surface-active agents, washing preparations, lubricating preparations, artificial waxes, prepared waxes, polishing or scouring preparations, candles and similar articles, modeling pastes, "dental waxes" and dental preparations with a basis of plaster 2.7 0.00 0.0
36 Explosives; pyrotechnic products; matches; pyrophoric alloys; certain combustible preparations 36.5 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 195,655.9 4.93 112,887.873.32
40 Rubber and articles thereof 286.7 0.01 618.6-53.65
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 55.2 0.00 5.01,002.02
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 406,602.0 10.24 193,666.7109.95
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 88.8 0.00 3.92,178.53
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 149,191.3 3.76 101,061.647.62
45 Cork and articles of cork 7.2 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,528.2 0.04 960.559.11
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 524.6 0.01 304.972.04
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 31.9 0.00 7.3337.75
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 2.5 0.00 0.9182.41
55 Man-made staple fibers 6.2 0.00 82.7-92.51
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 800.5 0.02 194.3312.07
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 0.5 0.00 8.3-93.84
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 582.3 0.01 1,125.2-48.25
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 12,374.7 0.31 5,456.1126.81
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,876,936.2 47.28 1,654,771.013.43
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 649,253.1 16.36 577,436.612.44
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25,702.5 0.65 26,502.2-3.02
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 341,498.2 8.60 281,152.921.46
65 Headgear and parts thereof 10,141.4 0.26 12,887.3-21.31
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 959.6 0.02 170.3463.47
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 3,076.6 0.08 1,020.6201.46
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20.9 0.00 134.2-84.44
69 Ceramic products 39.6 0.00 24.561.78
70 Glass and glassware 3.0 0.00 18.5-83.69
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 25,758.2 0.65 16,878.952.61
73 Articles of iron or steel 29,025.3 0.73 14,557.099.39
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 11,643.2 0.29 2,886.1303.43
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 6.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 11.7 0.00 45.5-74.25
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 2,345.8 0.06 60.33,791.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 1,405.5 0.04 3,619.8-61.17
85 Electrical machinery and equipment and parts thereof; sound recorders and reproducers, television image and sound recorders and reproducers, and parts and accessories of such articles 5,434.6 0.14 986.7450.76
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 21,635.8 0.55 25,736.6-15.93
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 270.5 0.01 33.8699.97
94 Furniture; bedding, mattresses, mattress supports, cushions and similar stuffed furnishings; lamps and lighting fittings, not elsewhere specified or included; illuminated sign illuminated nameplates and the like; prefabricated buildings 107,587.3 2.71 75,291.142.89
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 29,084.4 0.73 17,645.564.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 4,191.4 0.11 2,354.078.05
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 422.1 0.01 428.3-1.47
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 16,303.5 0.41 14,536.512.16
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Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce