Cambodia

Total Trade Compared to the same month a year ago

45.22%

Compared to last month

25.46%

Total Exports Compared to the same month a year ago

17.89%

Compared to last month

30.19%

Total Imports Compared to the same month a year ago

46.66%

Compared to last month

25.26%

RankAmong U.S. trading partners this month

47

Rank 2021 this month

50

Cambodia’s total trade with the United States was $1.14 billion in March, a change of 45.22 percent from the same month one year ago. The change in exports was 17.89 percent and the change in imports was 46.66 percent. Cambodia ranked No. 47 among U.S. trade partners in March. It had ranked No. 50 for the same month last year.

The top three U.S. exports by value in March were Passenger vehicles, (2) Motor vehicle parts, and (3) Machine tools for forging, bending, stamping. The top three U.S. imports from Cambodia, also by value, were Handbags, wallets, (2) Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted, and (3) Women's or girls' suits, not knit. By tonnage, the top three U.S. exports were (1) Passenger vehicles, (2) Motor vehicle parts, and (3) Wood in the rough. The top three U.S. imports, also by tonnage, were (1) Handbags, wallets, (2) Misc. builders' plastics, and (3) Plywood, veneered and laminated wood.

Top Trading Ports

RankPortYTD
1Port of Los Angeles$1.1 billion
2Port of Newark$408.8 million
3Port of Savannah, Ga.$329.8 million
4Port of Long Beach$247.5 million
5Port of Houston$85.8 million
6Port of Virginia$82.7 million
7Port of Seattle, Wash.$79.7 million
8Port of Tacoma, Wash.$79.6 million
9Port of Charleston$69.8 million
10Port of New York$62.8 million

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U.S. trade with Cambodia rose 48.11 percent through March

Cambodia’s trade with the United States increased to $2.92 billion through the first three months of 2022, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 48.11 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year ago. U.S. exports to Cambodia increased 3.02 percent while U.S. imports from Cambodia rose 50.68 percent. The U.S. deficit with Cambodia was $2.7 billion.

Through March, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles; No. 2 Port of Newark; No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 4 Port of Long Beach; and No. 5 Port of Houston. During the same period the previous year, the top five were No. 1 Port of Los Angeles; No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga.; No. 3 Port of Long Beach; No. 4 Port of Newark and No. 5 Port of Virginia. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 74.06 percent of Cambodia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Los Angeles rose 28.89 percent to $1.09 billion.
    Exports rose 5.83 percent to $27.33 million. Imports rose 29.62 percent to $1.06 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Newark rose 102.49 percent to $408.8 million.
    Exports rose 23.24 percent to $4.41 million. Imports rose 103.92 percent to $404.39 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 52.78 percent to $329.78 million.
    Exports rose 0.78 percent to $18.04 million. Imports rose 57.48 percent to $311.74 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Long Beach rose 20.86 percent to $247.51 million.
    Exports fell 36.68 percent to $7.27 million. Imports rose 24.28 percent to $240.24 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Houston rose 171.95 percent to $85.77 million.
    Exports rose 37.9 percent to $6.04 million. Imports rose 193.55 percent to $79.74 million.

Cambodia ranked No. 46 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 51.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $1.26 trillion, up 20.97 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports climbed 18.43 percent to $477.49 billion; imports climbed 22.58 percent to $779.52 billion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Canada; Mexico; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $302.03 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $232.74 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Cambodia by value through March were the categories of Passenger vehicles; Motor vehicle parts; Machine tools for forging, bending, stamping; Frozen beef; and Sugar and starch residues, respectively. They accounted for 59.91 percent of total exports to Cambodia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Cambodia –– Handbags, wallets; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted; Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit; and Babies’ garments, accessories, knit or crocheted –– accounted for 38.17 percent of all inbound shipments.

Looking more closely at U.S. exports to Cambodia:

  • Passenger vehicles fell 3.09 percent compared to last year to $46.32 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 23.34 percent compared to last year to $10.74 million.
  • Machine tools for forging, bending, stamping totaled $3.32 million. The previous year, there were no exports in this category.
  • Frozen beef rose 188.81 percent compared to last year to $2.68 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues rose 21.23 percent compared to last year to $2.53 million.

Looking more closely at U.S. imports from Cambodia:

  • Handbags, wallets rose 83.19 percent compared to last year to $515.92 million.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 34.64 percent compared to last year to $195.65 million.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted rose 33.38 percent compared to last year to $131.49 million.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, not knit rose 45.62 percent compared to last year to $126.76 million.
  • Babies’ garments, accessories, knit or crocheted rose 13.51 percent compared to last year to $101.6 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Cambodia recorded $9.16 billion in trade with the United States. Total U.S. exports to Cambodia were $ 413.67 million and imports from Cambodia were $8.75 billion. The U.S. deficit with Cambodia was $8.33 billion.