US trade with Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017

Published or Updated: Apr 30, 2018

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

US Trade with Cambodia

In the first nine months of 2017, US trade with Cambodia totaled $2,651.8 million, up 5.19% ($130.7 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US exports to Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $285.7 million, up 2.42% ($6.7 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US imports from Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017 totaled $2,366.1 million, up 5.53% ($124.0 million) from the first nine months of 2016.

US trade deficit with Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017 was $2,080.3 million, a 5.97% increase ($117.3 million) over the first nine months of 2016.

Cambodia was the US 66th largest trading partner in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 65th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0911% of US total trade (down from 0.0962% in the first nine months of 2016).

Cambodia was the US 102nd largest export market in the first nine months of 2017 (down from 99th in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.0251% of US total exports (down from 0.0264% in the first nine months of 2016).

Cambodia was the US 60th largest supplier in the first nine months of 2017 (just as in the first nine months of 2016), accounting for 0.1335% of US total imports (down from 0.1434% in the first nine months of 2016).

US Exports to Cambodia

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

  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 68.95% of US total exports to Cambodia (76.23% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 15.40% of US total exports to Cambodia (12.21% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 3.11% of US total exports to Cambodia (3.64% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.78% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.81% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 1.57% of US total exports to Cambodia (1.29% in the first nine months of 2016).

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

  • Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed (HS code 23) - an increase of $6.2 million;
  • Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof (HS code 43) - an increase of $6.0 million;
  • Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather (HS code 41) - an increase of $3.4 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - an increase of $2.2 million;
  • Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard (HS code 48) - an increase of $1.6 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $1.5 million;
  • Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes (HS code 24) - an increase of $1.4 million;
  • Miscellaneous edible preparations (HS code 21) - an increase of $1.2 million;
  • Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof (HS code 87) - an increase of $1.0 million.

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

  • Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof (HS code 84) - a decrease of $15.9 million;
  • Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof (HS code 56) - a decrease of $1.8 million;
  • Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes (HS code 27) - a decrease of $1.3 million.
US exports to Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total export
(%)
Value
of exports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 2.6 0.00 0.0
02 Meat and edible meat offal 2,478.6 0.87 2,107.817.59
03 Fish and crustaceans, molluscs and other aquatic invertebrates 85.8 0.03 48.975.27
04 Dairy produce; birds eggs; natural honey; edible products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 373.3 0.13 206.680.65
05 Products of animal origin, not elsewhere specified or included 56.0 0.02 50.012.00
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 1,340.9 0.47 1,509.8-11.19
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 63.0 0.02 73.3-14.01
10 Cereals 781.5 0.27 496.757.35
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2.6 0.00 2.8-5.58
12 Oil seeds and oleaginous fruits; miscellaneous grains, seeds and fruits; industrial or medicinal plants; straw and fodder 2,761.9 0.97 2,507.210.16
13 Lac; gums, resins and other vegetable saps and extracts 1,507.4 0.53 1,837.7-17.97
15 Animal or vegetable fats and oils and their cleavage products prepared edible fats; animal or vegetable waxes 173.2 0.06 108.759.29
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 75.5 0.03 28.9161.28
18 Cocoa and cocoa preparations 167.0 0.06 213.3-21.70
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 1,051.7 0.37 1,194.0-11.92
20 Preparations of vegetables, fruit, nuts or other parts of plants 1,173.4 0.41 924.726.90
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 3,809.5 1.33 2,590.447.06
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 2,249.5 0.79 1,931.916.44
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 21,995.2 7.70 15,806.039.16
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 3,839.9 1.34 2,418.258.79
27 Mineral fuels, mineral oils and products of their distillation; bituminous substances; mineral waxes 695.8 0.24 2,039.0-65.88
28 Inorganic chemicals; organic or inorganic compounds of precious metals, of rare-earth metals,of radioactive elements or of isotopes 134.5 0.05 92.545.32
29 Organic chemicals 339.3 0.12 176.492.39
30 Pharmaceutical products 411.2 0.14 551.3-25.41
31 Fertilizers 16.5 0.01 42.6-61.39
32 Tanning or dyeing extracts; dyes, pigments, paints, varnishes, putty and mastics 607.3 0.21 64.6840.72
33 Essential oils and resinoids; perfumery, cosmetic or toilet preparations 907.7 0.32 680.933.31
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 313.5 0.11 212.047.83
35 Albuminoidal substances; modified starches; glues; enzymes 105.1 0.04 17.0517.40
38 Miscellaneous chemical products 447.4 0.16 883.0-49.33
39 Plastics and articles thereof 1,088.8 0.38 616.576.62
40 Rubber and articles thereof 118.2 0.04 250.5-52.79
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 3,399.3 1.19 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 0.02 352.3-83.92
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 13,426.1 4.70 7,397.781.49
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 1,638.4 0.57 93.11,659.07
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 5,995.0 2.10 4,368.237.24
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 313.2 0.11 583.3-46.30
52 Cotton 104.3 0.04 0.0
54 Man-made filaments 3.8 0.00 71.7-94.76
55 Man-made staple fibers 0.0 0.00 807.2-100.00
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 3,853.3 1.35 5,674.3-32.09
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 114.7 0.04 881.3-86.99
60 Knitted or crocheted fabrics 388.9 0.14 289.734.21
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 22.4 0.01 19.017.77
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 2,699.9 0.94 507.8431.64
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 1,563.7 0.55 1,853.1-15.62
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 65.6 0.02 2.62,472.04
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 11.7 0.00 0.0
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 76.0 0.03 62.421.89
69 Ceramic products 0.0 0.00 31.0-100.00
70 Glass and glassware 21.1 0.01 2.7679.77
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 0.00 24.0-58.67
73 Articles of iron or steel 26.4 0.01 134.1-80.29
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 66.0-100.00
75 Nickel and articles thereof 10.6 0.00 0.0
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 366.4 0.13 163.7123.81
78 Lead and articles thereof 31.1 0.01 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 607.8 0.21 41.51,364.57
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 31.7 0.01 71.8-55.83
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 12,655.1 4.43 28,529.1-55.64
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 2,560.8 0.90 2,468.43.75
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 4.1 0.00 18.8-78.06
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 178,956.3 62.64 177,953.30.56
88 Aircraft, spacecraft, and parts thereof 232.4 0.08 145.359.86
89 Ships, boats and floating structures 11.4 0.00 133.8-91.51
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 2,561.6 0.90 3,400.0-24.66
91 Clocks and watches and parts thereof 9.3 0.00 9.6-3.59
92 Musical instruments; parts and accessories of such articles 0.0 0.00 46.4-100.00
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 652.3 0.23 384.569.64
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 1,027.6 0.36 232.0342.84
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 225.0 0.08 158.042.40
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 0.0 0.00 22.3-100.00
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 2,714.7 0.95 2,168.225.21

US Imports from Cambodia

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

  • Textiles, textile products and footwear (HS codes 50-67) - 81.18% of US total imports from Cambodia (87.09% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Chemical products (HS codes 28-40) - 3.59% of US total imports from Cambodia (3.29% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Wood and wood products (HS codes 44-49) - 2.96% of US total imports from Cambodia (0.82% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Machinery, equipment and vehicles (HS codes 84-90) - 0.94% of US total imports from Cambodia (1.06% in the first nine months of 2016);
  • Food products and agricultural raw materials (HS codes 01-24) - 0.88% of US total imports from Cambodia (1.21% in the first nine months of 2016).

The largest gains in US imports from Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017 over the first nine months 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 $87.3 million;
  • Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal (HS code 44) - an increase of $51.5 million;
  • Plastics and articles thereof (HS code 39) - an increase of $10.6 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 $8.8 million.

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

  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted (HS code 62) - a decrease of $12.5 million;
  • Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted (HS code 61) - a decrease of $11.1 million.
US imports from Cambodia in the first nine months of 2017 by product groups
HS
code
Name of product group Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2017
(USD thousand)
Share
in total import
(%)
Value
of imports
in first 9 months 2016
(USD thousand)
Change
in first 9 months 2017
over first 9 months 2016
(%)
01 Live animals 2,633.1 0.11 8,829.0-70.18
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 376.5 0.02 207.381.62
08 Edible fruit and nuts; peel of citrus fruit or melons 35.5 0.00 198.3-82.08
09 Coffee, tea, maté and spices 16.3 0.00 115.7-85.92
10 Cereals 1,256.0 0.05 1,028.622.11
11 Products of the milling industry; malt; starches; inulin; wheat gluten 2,164.5 0.09 468.1362.40
19 Preparations of cereals, flour, starch or milk; bakers’ wares 284.4 0.01 206.038.01
21 Miscellaneous edible preparations 58.8 0.00 0.0
22 Beverages, spirits and vinegar 27.3 0.00 0.0
23 Residues and waste from the food industries; prepared animal feed 13,770.4 0.58 15,956.3-13.70
24 Tobacco and manufactured tobacco substitutes 69.7 0.00 0.0
25 Salt; sulfur; earths and stone; plastering materials, lime and cement 0.0 0.00 5.5-100.00
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 892.9 0.04 628.142.16
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
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 0.0 0.00 4.4-100.00
39 Plastics and articles thereof 83,530.0 3.53 72,891.314.60
40 Rubber and articles thereof 545.0 0.02 171.5217.74
41 Raw hides and skins (other than furskins) and leather 2.3 0.00 11.9-81.00
42 Articles of leather; saddlery and harness; travel goods, handbags and similar containers; articles of animal gut (other than silkworm gut) 132,790.6 5.61 45,523.1191.70
43 Furskins and artificial fur; manufactures thereof 3.9 0.00 13.5-71.15
44 Wood and articles of wood; wood charcoal 69,278.5 2.93 17,732.8290.68
46 Manufactures of straw, of esparto or of other plaiting materials; basketware and wickerwork 607.7 0.03 564.97.59
48 Paper and paperboard; articles of paper pulp, of paper or of paperboard 247.2 0.01 37.5559.14
49 Printed books, newspapers, pictures and other products of the printing industry; manuscripts, typescripts and plans 4.9 0.00 0.0
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 66.1 0.00 86.1-23.17
56 Wadding, felt and nonwovens; special yarns, twine, cordage, ropes and cables and articles thereof 62.0 0.00 0.414,691.89
57 Carpets and other textile floor coverings 8.3 0.00 35.7-76.65
58 Special woven fabrics; tufted textile fabrics; lace, tapestries; trimmings; embroidery 933.4 0.04 368.1153.61
59 Impregnated, coated, covered or laminated textile fabrics; textile articles of a kind suitable for industrial use 3,853.5 0.16 3,364.314.54
61 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, knitted or crocheted 1,234,191.4 52.16 1,245,247.2-0.89
62 Articles of apparel and clothing accessories, not knitted or crocheted 442,598.1 18.71 455,082.3-2.74
63 Other made up textile articles; sets; worn clothing and worn textile articles; rags 20,421.9 0.86 20,528.5-0.52
64 Footwear, gaiters and the like; parts of such articles 208,407.6 8.81 214,703.7-2.93
65 Headgear and parts thereof 9,381.9 0.40 11,563.3-18.87
66 Umbrellas, sun umbrellas, walking sticks, seatsticks, whips, riding-crops and parts thereof 63.3 0.00 639.0-90.09
67 Prepared feathers and down and articles made of feathers or of down; artificial flowers; articles of human hair 829.7 0.04 1,079.4-23.14
68 Articles of stone, plaster, cement, asbestos, mica or similar materials 104.2 0.00 8.61,105.85
69 Ceramic products 20.5 0.00 16.523.64
70 Glass and glassware 9.4 0.00 5.086.96
71 Natural or cultured pearls, precious or semi-precious stones,precious metals, metals clad with precious metal and articles thereof; imitation jewelry; coin 12,781.3 0.54 16,345.5-21.81
72 Iron and steel 0.0 0.00 55.1-100.00
73 Articles of iron or steel 10,601.0 0.45 10,846.5-2.26
74 Copper and articles thereof 0.0 0.00 7.9-100.00
76 Aluminum and articles thereof 1,965.5 0.08 1,109.477.17
81 Other base metals; cermets; articles thereof 6.8 0.00 4.263.32
82 Tools, implements, cutlery, spoons and forks, of base metal; parts thereof of base metal 29.2 0.00 53.8-45.69
83 Miscellaneous articles of base metal 42.2 0.00 105.2-59.92
84 Nuclear reactors, boilers, machinery and mechanical appliances; parts thereof 2,962.9 0.13 2,229.832.88
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 317.5 0.01 853.1-62.78
87 Vehicles other than railway or tramway rolling stock, and parts and accessories thereof 18,885.9 0.80 20,576.0-8.21
90 Optical, photographic, cinematographic, measuring, checking, precision, medical or surgical instruments and apparatus; parts and accessories thereof 0.0 0.00 101.5-100.00
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 61,089.4 2.58 52,333.816.73
95 Toys, games and sports requisites; parts and accessories thereof 14,228.3 0.60 11,148.927.62
96 Miscellaneous manufactured articles 1,789.3 0.08 1,402.727.55
97 Works of art, collectors’ pieces and antiques 298.1 0.01 2,197.0-86.43
99 Commodities not specified according to kind 11,461.1 0.48 5,334.5114.85
Compiled by «US-EXPORT–IMPORT» based on the statistics of the US Department of Commerce