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Cambodia ranked No. 59 in total trade value through September with a total of $4.36 billion. Exports totaled $399.88 million and Imports totaled $3.96 billion, a deficit of $3.56 billion.

January – September 2019

Top Trading Ports

Total Trade: $4.36 billion

RankPortTotal YTD
1Port of Los Angeles $1,843,909,598
2Port of Savannah, Ga. $513,938,651
3Port of Long Beach $437,372,379
4Port of Newark $427,579,996
5Port of Seattle, Wash. $137,493,828
6Port of Virginia $130,196,572
7Port of Tacoma, Wash. $104,188,290
8Port of Charleston $93,703,593
9Port of Houston $87,068,471
10John F. Kennedy International Airport $82,798,626

U.S. trade with Cambodia rose to $4.36 billion through September

Cambodia’s trade with the United States rose to $4.36 billion through the first nine months of 2019, according to a WorldCity analysis of latest U.S. Census Bureau data. That’s 36.97 percent above its total trade during the same time period last year. U.S. exports to Cambodia increased 24.13 percent while U.S. imports from Cambodia rose 38.42 percent. The U.S. deficit with Cambodia was $3.56 billion.

Through September, the top five among the nation’s airports, seaports and border crossings 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 Seattle, Wash.. 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 Newark No. 4 Port of Long Beach and No. 5 Port of Charleston. In the current time period, the top five accounted for 76.99 percent of Cambodia’s U.S. trade.

Among those top five:

  • Trade with No. 1 Port of Los Angeles rose 33.36 percent to $1.84 billion.
    Exports rose 20.09 percent to $117.56 million. Imports rose 34.37 percent to $1.73 billion.
  • Trade with No. 2 Port of Savannah, Ga. rose 22.02 percent to $513.94 million.
    Exports rose 27.51 percent to $96.88 million. Imports rose 20.82 percent to $417.06 million.
  • Trade with No. 3 Port of Long Beach rose 193.12 percent to $437.37 million.
    Exports rose 26.71 percent to $53.85 million. Imports rose 259.39 percent to $383.52 million.
  • Trade with No. 4 Port of Newark rose 26.99 percent to $427.58 million.
    Exports rose 35.41 percent to $17.52 million. Imports rose 26.65 percent to $410.06 million.
  • Trade with No. 5 Port of Seattle, Wash. rose 77.44 percent to $137.49 million.
    Exports fell 30.13 percent to $5.87 million. Imports rose 90.53 percent to $131.62 million.

Cambodia ranked No. 59 among the United States’ top trade partners through the current period. In the same period one year ago, it ranked No. 65.

Meanwhile, total U.S. trade with the world increased to $3.11 trillion, down 0.58 percent compared to the same period last year. The nation’s exports dropped 1.01 percent to $1.23 trillion; imports dropped 0.3 percent to $1.88 trillion. The nation’s top five countries so far this year, by value, are Mexico; Canada; China; Japan and Germany. The overall trade deficit was $647.62 billion, up compared to the same period of last year when the deficit was $640.85 billion.

The top five U.S. exports to Cambodia by value through September were the categories of Motor vehicles for transporting people; Motor vehicle parts; Sugar and starch residues; Self-propelled heavy construction machinery; and Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground, respectively. They accounted for 72.16 percent of total exports to Cambodia.

The value of the top five categories of U.S. imports from Cambodia –– Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry; Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted; Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted; Lamp and lighting parts; and Babies’ garments, accessories, knit or crocheted –– accounted for 42.8 percent of all inbound shipments.

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

  • Motor vehicles for transporting people rose 39.71 percent compared to last year to $221.55 million.
  • Motor vehicle parts rose 10.92 percent compared to last year to $45.43 million.
  • Sugar and starch residues rose 0.93 percent compared to last year to $8.91 million.
  • Self-propelled heavy construction machinery rose 96.03 percent compared to last year to $6.45 million.
  • Soybean oilcake, other solid residue, not ground fell 46.42 percent compared to last year to $6.21 million.

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

  • Travel goods, including handbags, wallets, jewelry rose 136.92 percent compared to last year to $649.6 million.
  • Sweaters, pullovers, vests, knit or crocheted rose 13.57 percent compared to last year to $386.53 million.
  • Women’s or girls’ suits, knit or crocheted rose 11.04 percent compared to last year to $233.02 million.
  • Lamp and lighting parts rose 361.41 percent compared to last year to $230.26 million.
  • Babies’ garments, accessories, knit or crocheted rose 2.36 percent compared to last year to $197.3 million.

In the latest annual figures available, Cambodia recorded $3.46 billion in trade with the United States. At year’s end, its were Los Angeles; Atlanta/Savannah; New York City; Seattle; and San Francisco. Total U.S. exports to Cambodia were $ 399.97 million and imports from Cambodia were $3.06 billion. The U.S. deficit with Cambodia was $2.66 billion.

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