US trade (export - import) with Cambodia in 2016

Published or Updated: Apr 19, 2017

The report on US foreign trade in goods with Cambodia in 2016: exports, imports, balance, product types and groups, dynamics.

US Trade with Cambodia

In 2016, US trade with Cambodia was $3,276.1 million, down 7.34% ($259.5 million) from 2015.

US exports to Cambodia in 2016 were $361.6 million, down 7.83% ($30.7 million) from 2015.

US imports from Cambodia in 2016 were $2,914.5 million, down 7.28% ($228.8 million) from 2015.

US trade deficit with Cambodia in 2016 was $2,552.9 million, a 7.20% decrease ($198.1 million) over 2015.

Cambodia was the US 66th largest trading partner in 2016 (down from 65th in 2015), accounting for 0.0885% of US total trade (down from 0.0928% in 2015).

Cambodia was the US 101st largest export market in 2016 (just as in 2015), accounting for 0.0249% of US total exports (down from 0.0261% in 2015).

Cambodia was the US 62nd largest supplier in 2016 (down from 58th in 2015), accounting for 0.1296% of US total imports (down from 0.1363% in 2015).

US Exports to Cambodia

The major share of US exports to Cambodia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 75.50% of US total exports to Cambodia (79.08% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 13.45% of US total exports to Cambodia (9.32% in 2015);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.55% of US total exports to Cambodia (2.32% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.84% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.35% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.40% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.49% in 2015);
  • Precious metals and stones (HS code 71) - 0.01% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.11% in 2015).

The largest gains in US exports to Cambodia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - an increase of $12,145.2 thousand;
  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $8,486.7 thousand;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - an increase of $3,973.0 thousand;
  • Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts (HS code 13) - an increase of $1,512.8 thousand;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - an increase of $1,395.7 thousand;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $1,281.4 thousand;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1,257.3 thousand;
  • Beverages, spirits and vinegar (HS code 22) - an increase of $1,089.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US exports to Cambodia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - a decrease of $46,800.7 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $4,337.7 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,627.0 thousand;
  • Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques (HS code 97) - a decrease of $2,177.7 thousand;
  • 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) - a decrease of $2,071.1 thousand;
  • Cereals (HS code 10) - a decrease of $1,784.4 thousand;
  • Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags (HS code 63) - a decrease of $1,438.1 thousand;
  • Glass and glassware (HS code 70) - a decrease of $1,328.2 thousand;
  • Miscellaneous chemical products (HS code 38) - a decrease of $1,134.8 thousand.
US exports to Cambodia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in 2015
(USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,909.4 0.80 2,164.534.41
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 77.9 0.02 92.7-15.97
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 214.3 0.06 124.472.20
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 50.0 0.01 45.59.85
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 138.5-100.00
07 Edible vegetables and certain roots and tubers 2.9 0.00 176.5-98.37
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 2,640.4 0.73 2,700.2-2.22
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 102.8 0.03 45.9123.84
10 Cereals 511.7 0.14 2,296.1-77.71
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.8 0.00 8.7-68.00
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 4,948.0 1.37 3,969.824.64
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,837.7 0.51 324.9465.69
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 127.4 0.04 242.7-47.52
16 Preparations of meat, of fish or of crustaceans, molluscs or other aquatic invertebrates 0.0 0.00 2.7-100.00
17 Sugars and sugar confectionery 63.9 0.02 118.2-45.90
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 325.1 0.09 228.242.46
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,448.1 0.40 1,286.512.56
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,305.1 0.36 1,290.51.13
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,620.7 1.00 2,643.536.97
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,676.5 0.74 1,587.368.62
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 22,780.1 6.30 14,293.459.38
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,004.5 0.83 2,777.68.17
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 16.3-100.00
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 2,247.0 0.62 851.3163.95
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 92.5 0.03 27.6235.11
29 Organic chemicals 229.3 0.06 214.17.11
30 Pharmaceutical products 1,023.4 0.28 346.6195.30
31 Fertilizers 42.6 0.01 3.21,245.33
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 100.9 0.03 367.7-72.56
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 971.8 0.27 936.93.72
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 282.4 0.08 317.4-11.02
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 19.9 0.01 4.4355.81
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 1,145.6 0.32 2,280.4-49.76
39 Plastics and articles thereof 840.3 0.23 1,086.5-22.66
40 Rubber and articles thereof 314.6 0.09 275.714.13
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 18.2 0.01 990.5-98.16
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 370.5 0.10 78.4372.69
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 7,509.6 2.08 6,228.220.57
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 213.3 0.06 113.887.35
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,838.4 1.61 4,581.127.45
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 598.7 0.17 610.1-1.86
52 Cotton 168.6 0.05 40.0321.55
54 Man-made filaments 77.8 0.02 13.1493.42
55 Man-made staple fibers 886.6 0.25 912.3-2.82
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 7,196.9 1.99 3,224.0123.23
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 108.5 0.03 14.5646.09
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 0.0 0.00 24.9-100.00
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 885.6 0.24 624.441.83
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 296.0 0.08 128.0131.16
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 67.7 0.02 2.62,470.50
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 737.0 0.20 233.3215.91
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 2,392.9 0.66 3,831.0-37.54
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 2.6 0.00 2.7-5.31
65 Headgear and parts thereof 0.0 0.00 11.1-100.00
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 0.0 0.00 26.1-100.00
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 62.4 0.02 0.0
69 Ceramic products 31.0 0.01 356.9-91.31
70 Glass and glassware 16.3 0.00 1,344.5-98.79
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 24.0 0.01 4,361.6-99.45
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 36.0-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 197.9 0.05 40.8385.59
74 Copper and articles thereof 76.1 0.02 6.51,062.78
75 Nickel and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 3.7-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 265.3 0.07 756.6-64.94
78 Lead and articles thereof 60.0 0.02 0.0
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 3.1 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 92.1 0.03 206.2-55.33
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 98.2 0.03 121.2-19.02
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 32,212.9 8.91 20,067.660.52
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 3,692.0 1.02 6,319.0-41.57
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 18.8 0.01 21.0-10.60
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 232,795.2 64.37 279,595.9-16.74
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 160.2 0.04 251.6-36.32
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 165.8 0.05 246.4-32.70
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 4,001.1 1.11 3,785.45.70
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 34.0 0.01 23.047.99
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 116.4 0.03 28.0316.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 7.9 0.00 352.8-97.76
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 482.8 0.13 2,553.9-81.10
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 422.7 0.12 966.6-56.27
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 207.0 0.06 399.8-48.23
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 22.3 0.01 2,200.0-98.98
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 3,043.8 0.84 3,346.8-9.05

US Imports from Cambodia

The major share of US imports from Cambodia in 2016 (and in 2015) was accounted for the following product types:

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 86.72% of US total imports from Cambodia (90.79% in 2015);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.30% of US total imports from Cambodia (2.28% in 2015);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 1.14% of US total imports from Cambodia (0.81% in 2015);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 1.08% of US total imports from Cambodia (0.45% in 2015);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 1.02% of US total imports from Cambodia (0.89% in 2015).

The largest gains in US imports from Cambodia in 2016 over 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles (HS code 64) - an increase of $36,024.3 thousand;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $24,332.0 thousand;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $18,009.1 thousand;
  • 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 $17,229.3 thousand;
  • 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 $13,740.4 thousand;
  • 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 $11,525.2 thousand.

The largest declines in US imports from Cambodia in 2016 over the 2015 were recorded for the following product groups:

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $326,244.1 thousand;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $31,128.4 thousand.
US imports from Cambodia in 2016 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in 2016
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in 2015
USD thousand)
Change
in 2016
over 2015
(%)
01 Live animals 9,409.5 0.32 1,678.7460.51
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 11.3 0.00 0.0
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 264.9 0.01 385.7-31.32
06 Live trees and other plants; bulbs, roots and the like; cut flowers and ornamental foliage 0.0 0.00 43.6-100.00
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 726.6 0.02 0.0
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 115.7 0.00 35.8223.51
10 Cereals 1,211.5 0.04 2,168.2-44.12
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 742.3 0.03 117.3533.03
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 383.1 0.01 134.5184.70
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 20,428.7 0.70 20,858.8-2.06
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 5.5 0.00 0.0
29 Organic chemicals 787.3 0.03 170.9360.65
30 Pharmaceutical products 0.0 0.00 180.3-100.00
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 4.4 0.00 0.0
39 Plastics and articles thereof 95,130.3 3.26 70,798.334.37
40 Rubber and articles thereof 272.0 0.01 395.6-31.24
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 11.9 0.00 9.427.45
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 69,022.5 2.37 57,497.320.04
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13.5 0.00 0.0
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 30,665.9 1.05 12,656.8142.29
45 Cork and articles of cork 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 843.0 0.03 1,122.9-24.93
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 86.3 0.00 220.2-60.79
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 3.9 0.00 28.8-86.54
50 Silk 0.0 0.00 0.6-100.00
51 Wool, fine or coarse animal hair; horsehair yarn and woven fabric 0.0 0.00 0.3-100.00
52 Cotton 1.5 0.00 0.0
53 Other vegetable textile fibers; paper yarn and woven fabric of paper yarn 2.8 0.00 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 2.7 0.00 1.757.27
55 Man-made staple fibers 136.8 0.00 61.2123.50
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 0.4 0.00 0.0
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 40.2 0.00 3.61,025.06
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 491.8 0.02 940.6-47.72
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 4,446.8 0.15 3,805.916.84
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 0.0 0.00 16.5-100.00
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,631,561.0 55.98 1,957,805.1-16.66
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 583,683.7 20.03 614,812.1-5.06
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 25,737.3 0.88 30,405.6-15.35
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 264,089.9 9.06 228,065.615.80
65 Headgear and parts thereof 15,219.8 0.52 15,466.5-1.59
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 676.4 0.02 507.533.30
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 1,420.1 0.05 1,884.1-24.63
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 20.7 0.00 29.6-30.03
69 Ceramic products 19.3 0.00 38.2-49.38
70 Glass and glassware 5.0 0.00 2.4107.92
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 20,917.5 0.72 7,177.1191.45
72 Iron and steel 55.1 0.00 0.0
73 Articles of iron or steel 13,897.9 0.48 12,065.115.19
74 Copper and articles thereof 7.9 0.00 6.523.15
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,491.4 0.05 673.6121.41
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 4.2 0.00 0.0
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 73.5 0.00 77.0-4.59
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 130.0 0.00 67.193.81
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 3,230.1 0.11 962.8235.48
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 985.1 0.03 5,028.4-80.41
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 25,318.6 0.87 22,010.215.03
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 110.4 0.00 29.3276.52
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 2.8-100.00
93 Arms and ammunition; parts and accessories thereof 5.2 0.00 10.9-52.23
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 63,868.7 2.19 46,639.436.94
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 13,736.0 0.47 17,800.2-22.83
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,915.4 0.07 1,070.778.90
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 3,263.5 0.11 457.6613.14
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 7,802.8 0.27 6,868.913.60
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce