With exports reaching $6.07 billion in 2021 compared to $4.3 billion during the same period of 2020, the United States became Cambodia’s biggest export market.
The European Union (EU) became Cambodia’s second biggest market in 2021, exporting for $2.6 billion compared to $2.5 billion during the same period in 2020, which amounted to a 1 percent increase. In the meantime, Cambodia’s imports from the EU jumped 54 percent, going from $562 million during the first 10 months of 2020 to $864 million during the same period of 2021.
Moreover, the country’s exports to Japan were $920 million and imports from that country $529 million.
Within ASEAN, Cambodia’s imports from Thailand went up 18 percent, reaching $2.7 billion, and from Vietnam up 19 percent to $2.5 billion during the first 10 months of 2021.
In its summary report, the Ministry of Commerce said that Cambodia’s exports mainly consisted of garments, footwear and travel products, while imports mostly were textiles, electronics and construction materials.
According to cambodianess.com