Cambodia-China Bilateral Trade Roses to US$8 Billion in Eight Months

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Phnom Penh, September 13, 2023 --

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and China reached more than US$8.09 billion in the first eight months of 2023, an increase of 1.15 percent over that of the previous year.

A report of the General Department of Customs and Excise showed that Cambodia's exports to China was amounted to US$939 million, up 16.8 percent while its imports from China was valued at US$7.15 billion, inched down 0.6 percent compared to the same period last year.

Cambodia's main products exported to China include clothing, footwear, other textile products, electronics, automobile parts, bicycles, milled rice, cassava, etc.

Cambodia's imports are medicines and supplements, cigarettes, beer, mixed wines, soft drinks, beverages, sugar, cooking oil, groceries and so on.

Samdech Moha Bovor Thipadei Hun Manet, Prime Minister of the Kingdom of Cambodia, will lead a Cambodian delegation to attend the 20th China-ASEAN Expo in China this week.

Held in Nanning, southern China, the China-ASEAN Expo is an important forum for trade and investment between ASEAN member countries and China.