US trade (export - import) with Cambodia in 2015

Published or Updated: Feb 17, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cambodia in 2015: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cambodia

In 2015, US trade with Cambodia totaled $3,535.7 million, up 7.82% ($256.3 million) from 2014.

US exports to Cambodia in 2015 totaled $392.4 million, up 19.65% ($64.4 million) from 2014.

US imports from Cambodia in 2015 totaled $3,143.3 million, up 6.50% ($191.9 million) from 2014.

US trade deficit with Cambodia in 2015 was $2,750.9 million, a 4.86% increase ($127.5 million) over 2014.

Cambodia was the US 65th largest trading partner in 2015 (up from 67th in 2014), accounting for 0.09% of US total trade (up from 0.08% in 2014).

Cambodia was the US 101st largest export market in 2015 (up from 118th in 2014), accounting for 0.03% of US total exports (up from 0.02% in 2014).

Cambodia was the US 58th largest supplier in 2015 (up from 60th in 2014), accounting for 0.14% of US total imports (up from 0.12% in 2014).

US Exports to Cambodia

The major share of US exports to Cambodia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 79.08% of US total exports to Cambodia (80.38% in 2014);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 9.32% of US total exports to Cambodia (8.32% in 2014);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 2.32% of US total exports to Cambodia (2.07% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.49% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.63% in 2014);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.35% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.80% in 2014);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 1.11% of US total exports to Cambodia (0.02% in 2014);
  • Metals and products from them (HS codes 72-83) - 0.30% of US total exports to Cambodia (2.45% in 2014).

The largest gains in US exports to Cambodia in 2015 over 2014 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 $49.2 million;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $6.5 million;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $6.2 million;
  • Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin (HS code 71) - an increase of $4.3 million;
  • Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder (HS code 12) - an increase of $3.9 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 $3.6 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $2.4 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 $1.9 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $1.8 million;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - an increase of $1.6 million.

The largest declines in US exports to Cambodia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $6.7 million;
  • Aluminum and articles thereof (HS code 76) - a decrease of $6.6 million;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $1.6 million;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1.6 million.
US exports to Cambodia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2014
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,164.5 0.55 2,993.8-27.70
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 92.7 0.02 79.916.03
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 124.4 0.03 294.5-57.75
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 45.5 0.01 0.0
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 138.5 0.04 39.0255.16
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 176.5 0.04 199.7-11.65
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,700.2 0.69 3,225.2-16.28
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 45.9 0.01 34.134.77
10 Cereals 2,296.1 0.59 3,904.6-41.20
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 8.7 0.00 17.8-50.89
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 3,969.8 1.01 48.98,018.18
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 324.9 0.08 474.6-31.54
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 242.7 0.06 424.0-42.75
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 2.7 0.00 89.4-96.99
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 118.2 0.03 111.26.25
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 228.2 0.06 173.231.74
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,286.5 0.33 1,849.4-30.44
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,290.5 0.33 989.530.42
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 2,643.5 0.67 2,644.1-0.02
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 1,587.3 0.40 1,513.54.88
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 14,293.4 3.64 7,823.782.69
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 2,777.6 0.71 354.8682.83
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 16.3 0.00 40.2-59.41
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 851.3 0.22 809.55.16
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 27.6 0.01 8.3234.02
29 Organic chemicals 214.1 0.05 346.6-38.25
30 Pharmaceutical products 346.6 0.09 743.9-53.41
31 Fertilizers 3.2 0.00 26.1-87.85
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 367.7 0.09 118.0211.58
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 936.9 0.24 1,164.7-19.56
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 317.4 0.08 1,444.9-78.03
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 4.4 0.00 37.5-88.37
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 2,280.4 0.58 708.6221.81
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,086.5 0.28 611.677.65
40 Rubber and articles thereof 275.7 0.07 132.0108.78
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 990.5 0.25 36.12,642.89
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 78.4 0.02 28.5175.02
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 6,228.2 1.59 22.727,341.63
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 113.8 0.03 209.9-45.75
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 4,581.1 1.17 5,434.5-15.70
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 610.1 0.16 253.6140.52
52 Cotton 40.0 0.01 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 13.1 0.00 69.2-81.06
55 Man-made staple fibers 912.3 0.23 2.831,932.69
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,224.0 0.82 1,395.9130.96
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 14.5 0.00 21.2-31.27
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 24.9 0.01 18.534.52
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 624.4 0.16 480.330.01
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 128.0 0.03 207.4-38.26
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 2.6 0.00 12.0-78.02
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 233.3 0.06 14.41,522.35
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 3,831.0 0.98 4,511.0-15.08
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.7 0.00 9.6-72.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 11.1 0.00 3.1256.15
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 32.8-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 26.1 0.01 13.987.88
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 0.0 0.00 36.8-100.00
69 Ceramic products 356.9 0.09 3.111,502.86
70 Glass and glassware 1,344.5 0.34 535.6151.03
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 4,361.6 1.11 73.65,826.71
72 Iron and steel 36.0 0.01 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 40.8 0.01 457.7-91.10
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.5 0.00 33.9-80.68
75 Nickel and articles thereof 3.7 0.00 10.2-63.46
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 756.6 0.19 7,343.3-89.70
80 Tin and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 206.2 0.05 139.048.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 121.2 0.03 39.7205.28
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 20,067.6 5.11 26,723.1-24.91
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 6,319.0 1.61 2,732.7131.23
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 21.0 0.01 432.7-95.15
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 279,595.9 71.26 230,363.521.37
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 251.6 0.06 64.2291.92
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 246.4 0.06 82.8197.52
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 3,785.4 0.96 3,185.118.85
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 23.0 0.01 21.85.66
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 28.0 0.01 13.1113.05
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 352.8 0.09 2.911,982.19
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 2,553.9 0.65 678.0276.69
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 966.6 0.25 1,932.7-49.99
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 399.8 0.10 76.2424.71
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 2,200.0 0.56 3,825.7-42.49
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,346.8 0.85 2,848.617.49

US Imports from Cambodia

The major share of US imports from Cambodia in 2015 (and in 2014) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 90.79% of US total imports from Cambodia (93.30% in 2014);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 2.28% of US total imports from Cambodia (1.18% in 2014).

The largest gains in US imports from Cambodia in 2015 over 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $94.0 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $36.2 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 $30.8 million.

The largest declines in US imports from Cambodia in 2015 over the 2014 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • No product groups with a substantial decrease.
US imports from Cambodia in 2015 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2014
USD thousand)
Change
in 2015
over 2014
(%)
01 Live animals 1,678.7 0.05 5,482.3-69.38
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 385.7 0.01 45.0756.42
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 43.6 0.00 43.01.39
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 35.8 0.00 9.3282.48
10 Cereals 2,168.2 0.07 2,361.7-8.19
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 117.3 0.00 0.0
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 0.0 0.00 2.3-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 0.0 0.00 3.4-100.00
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 134.5 0.00 91.547.12
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 20,858.8 0.66 15,615.533.58
29 Organic chemicals 170.9 0.01 0.0
30 Pharmaceutical products 180.3 0.01 225.2-19.93
39 Plastics and articles thereof 70,798.3 2.25 34,646.1104.35
40 Rubber and articles thereof 395.6 0.01 62.2536.26
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 9.4 0.00 0.0
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 57,497.3 1.83 26,689.4115.43
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 0.0 0.00 3.5-100.00
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 12,656.8 0.40 7,235.274.93
45 Cork and articles of cork 4.4 0.00 0.0
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 1,122.9 0.04 747.250.28
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 220.2 0.01 37.8482.80
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 28.8 0.00 92.1-68.80
50 Silk 0.6 0.00 0.0
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.3 0.00 0.0
52 Cotton 0.0 0.00 20.2-100.00
54 Man-made filaments 1.7 0.00 2.8-37.27
55 Man-made staple fibers 61.2 0.00 24.2152.96
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 2.4-100.00
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 3.6 0.00 40.7-91.22
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 940.6 0.03 1,945.7-51.66
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,805.9 0.12 1,265.0200.85
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 16.5 0.00 34.2-51.67
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,957,805.1 62.28 1,949,935.40.40
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 614,812.1 19.56 616,607.9-0.29
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 30,405.6 0.97 31,785.1-4.34
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 228,065.6 7.26 134,093.870.08
65 Headgear and parts thereof 15,466.5 0.49 15,378.10.57
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 507.5 0.02 1,209.5-58.04
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,884.1 0.06 1,365.937.94
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 29.6 0.00 17.271.47
69 Ceramic products 38.2 0.00 39.0-1.88
70 Glass and glassware 2.4 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 7,177.1 0.23 604.01,088.31
73 Articles of iron or steel 12,065.1 0.38 10,236.317.87
74 Copper and articles thereof 6.5 0.00 4.349.20
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 673.6 0.02 3.519,424.00
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 77.0 0.00 5.51,290.11
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 67.1 0.00 78.9-14.98
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 962.8 0.03 466.5106.41
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 5,028.4 0.16 2,780.280.87
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 22,010.2 0.70 21,342.43.13
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 29.3 0.00 24.519.87
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 2.8 0.00 0.0
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 10.9 0.00 0.0
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 46,639.4 1.48 39,795.017.20
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 17,800.2 0.57 15,083.218.01
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,070.7 0.03 306.5249.38
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 457.6 0.01 743.9-38.48
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 6,868.9 0.22 12,767.6-46.20
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce