US trade with Cambodia in the first half of 2017

Published or Updated: Oct 23, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cambodia in the first half of 2017: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cambodia

In the first half of 2017, US trade with Cambodia totaled $1,592.9 million, up 0.11% ($1.7 million) from the first half of 2016.

US exports to Cambodia in the first half of 2017 were $183.6 million, down 4.75% ($9.2 million) from the first half of 2016.

US imports from Cambodia in the first half of 2017 totaled $1,409.2 million, up 0.78% ($10.9 million) from the first half of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cambodia in the first half of 2017 was $1,225.6 million, a 1.66% increase ($20.0 million) over the first half of 2016.

Cambodia was the US 71st largest trading partner in the first half of 2017 (down from 66th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0828% of US total trade (down from 0.0884% in the first half of 2016).

Cambodia was the US 104th largest export market in the first half of 2017 (down from 98th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.0243% of US total exports (down from 0.0271% in the first half of 2016).

Cambodia was the US 62nd largest supplier in the first half of 2017 (down from 60th in the first half of 2016), accounting for 0.1207% of US total imports (down from 0.1283% in the first half of 2016).

US Exports to Cambodia

The major share of US exports to Cambodia in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 68.96% of US total exports to Cambodia (77.93% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 14.66% of US total exports to Cambodia (10.63% in the first half of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.68% of US total exports to Cambodia (2.89% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.16% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.62% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.55% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.29% in the first half of 2016);
  • Mineral products (HS codes 25-27) - 0.24% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.03% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US exports to Cambodia in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $4.1 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $2.9 million;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2.1 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $0.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $0.7 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $0.6 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 $0.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cambodia in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $12.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $11.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1.5 million;
  • Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use (HS code 59) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $0.6 million;
  • Man-made staple fibers (HS code 55) - a decrease of $0.6 million.
US exports to Cambodia in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 2.6 0.00 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 1,586.5 0.86 1,037.652.91
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 85.8 0.05 18.2371.74
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 284.3 0.15 113.8149.70
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 50.0 0.03 0.0
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 9.0 0.00 2.9212.25
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 573.6 0.31 548.24.64
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 41.8 0.02 66.2-36.89
10 Cereals 751.5 0.41 491.752.84
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.6 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,654.3 1.45 2,504.65.98
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 922.0 0.50 1,177.3-21.68
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 173.2 0.09 10.01,639.92
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 6.4 0.00 0.0
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 54.0 0.03 15.6245.31
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 105.3 0.06 162.1-35.05
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 843.9 0.46 890.7-5.25
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 858.6 0.47 607.241.39
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,396.2 1.30 1,698.041.12
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,169.1 0.64 1,254.6-6.82
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 11,360.1 6.19 8,455.434.35
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,983.3 1.62 1,448.8105.92
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 431.7 0.24 1,981.4-78.21
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 84.7 0.05 80.75.01
29 Organic chemicals 321.5 0.18 158.6102.69
30 Pharmaceutical products 223.3 0.12 440.6-49.31
31 Fertilizers 16.5 0.01 0.0
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 173.2 0.09 47.5264.48
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 627.8 0.34 454.638.11
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 208.7 0.11 209.0-0.17
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 45.1 0.02 0.0
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 197.6 0.11 788.8-74.95
39 Plastics and articles thereof 837.8 0.46 207.1304.44
40 Rubber and articles thereof 107.3 0.06 95.612.33
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2,234.5 1.22 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 56.6 0.03 327.5-82.70
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 10,311.4 5.61 6,168.367.17
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 842.5 0.46 5.814,426.17
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 2,957.6 1.61 2,613.713.16
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 168.2 0.09 512.5-67.18
52 Cotton 104.3 0.06 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3.8 0.00 71.7-94.76
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 559.7-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 2,699.4 1.47 2,331.315.79
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 44.4 0.02 45.7-3.01
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 65.4 0.04 676.4-90.33
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 250.4 0.14 248.20.89
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 5.3 0.00 11.0-51.57
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,656.0 1.45 507.8423.00
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 856.0 0.47 1,116.3-23.32
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 65.6 0.04 2.62,472.04
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 11.7 0.01 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 76.0 0.04 7.7891.20
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 31.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 9.9 0.01 24.0-58.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 23.0 0.01 47.5-51.57
75 Nickel and articles thereof 10.6 0.01 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 353.7 0.19 163.7116.03
78 Lead and articles thereof 31.1 0.02 60.0-48.19
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.1-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 525.8 0.29 13.73,744.03
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 31.7 0.02 40.1-20.89
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 9,920.9 5.40 22,076.0-55.06
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 1,982.9 1.08 1,951.01.64
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 0.0 0.00 18.8-100.00
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 112,325.3 61.16 124,129.6-9.51
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 192.7 0.10 115.167.42
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11.4 0.01 129.8-91.25
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,217.4 1.21 1,843.220.30
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 9.6-100.00
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 3.3-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 23.1 0.01 3.1645.61
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 631.4 0.34 46.41,260.32
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 194.8 0.11 197.0-1.12
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 177.5 0.10 115.254.07
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00

US Imports from Cambodia

The major share of US imports from Cambodia in the first half of 2017 (and in the first half of 2016) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 82.08% of US total imports from Cambodia (87.49% in the first half of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 4.07% of US total imports from Cambodia (3.23% in the first half of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.89% of US total imports from Cambodia (0.65% in the first half of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.91% of US total imports from Cambodia (1.42% in the first half of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.82% of US total imports from Cambodia (1.02% in the first half of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cambodia in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • 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 $45.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $31.3 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $11.2 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cambodia in the first half of 2017 over the first half of 2016 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $54.9 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $10.6 million;
  • Live animals (HS code 01) - a decrease of $6.3 million.
US imports from Cambodia in the first half of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first-half 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first-half 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first-half 2017
over first-half 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 537.3 0.04 6,809.9-92.11
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 15.6 0.00 11.338.43
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 87.3 0.01 97.6-10.52
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 35.5 0.00 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16.3 0.00 5.1218.99
10 Cereals 756.9 0.05 838.3-9.72
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,038.1 0.14 266.6664.51
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 222.3 0.02 128.073.71
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 58.8 0.00 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 8,931.8 0.63 11,745.4-23.95
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 69.7 0.00 0.0
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 3.3 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 792.7 0.06 237.5233.80
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 23.7 0.00 0.0
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 2.7 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 56,088.4 3.98 44,890.324.95
40 Rubber and articles thereof 508.3 0.04 106.7376.58
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.3 0.00 8.9-74.64
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 73,744.6 5.23 28,123.1162.22
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 4.9-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 40,041.3 2.84 8,711.4359.64
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 506.6 0.04 420.620.45
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 162.3 0.01 20.6689.58
50 Silk 0.3 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 0.5-100.00
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 0.9 0.00 2.7-67.79
55 Man-made staple fibers 50.0 0.00 67.7-26.15
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 4.4 0.00 0.0
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 737.2 0.05 279.5163.79
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 2,592.0 0.18 2,287.113.33
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 708,752.8 50.29 763,616.1-7.18
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 297,535.7 21.11 308,113.8-3.43
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 14,909.1 1.06 13,849.97.65
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 125,021.4 8.87 125,962.1-0.75
65 Headgear and parts thereof 6,589.2 0.47 8,155.7-19.21
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 23.9 0.00 373.9-93.61
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 518.4 0.04 716.8-27.68
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 2.3 0.00 4.7-52.62
69 Ceramic products 8.0 0.00 9.3-13.95
70 Glass and glassware 5.5 0.00 0.0
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 8,830.6 0.63 11,590.9-23.81
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 55.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 6,399.0 0.45 6,824.1-6.23
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,199.3 0.09 615.094.99
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6.8 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 20.0 0.00 14.538.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 9.9 0.00 77.7-87.21
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,312.3 0.16 1,417.163.17
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 104.2 0.01 754.4-86.19
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 9,144.6 0.65 12,125.0-24.58
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 15.6-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 5.2-100.00
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 24,150.3 1.71 24,663.5-2.08
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 9,094.0 0.65 8,109.412.14
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,019.8 0.07 657.155.21
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 249.5 0.02 2,089.6-88.06
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce