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Cambodia

Cambodia flagU.S.-Cambodia cooperation is growing in a number of areas. In 2006, the United States and Cambodia signed a bilateral Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA), creating a cooperative mechanism focused on deepening and expanding our bilateral trade and supporting Cambodia’s efforts to implement its WTO commitments and domestic reforms. In 2012, the United States and Cambodia agreed to begin exploratory discussions of a potential bilateral investment treaty (BIT).

The United States remains Cambodia’s largest trading partner and export market. Cambodia is currently our 70th largest goods trading partner with $3.0 billion in total (two ways) goods trade during 2013. Goods exports totaled $241 million; Goods imports totaled $2.8 billion. The U.S. goods trade deficit with Cambodia was $2.5 billion in 2013.

Exports

Cambodia was the United States' 129th largest goods export market in 2013.

 U.S. goods exports to Cambodia in 2013 were $241 million, up 6.5% ($15 million) from 2012.

      The top export categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Vehicles ($158 million), Machinery ($24 million), Food Waste ($9 million), Electrical Machinery ($5 million), and Miscellaneous Textile Articles ($4 million).

      U.S. exports of agricultural products to Cambodia totaled $26 million in 2013.

Imports

Cambodia was the United States' 60th largest supplier of goods imports in 2013.

U.S. goods imports from Cambodia totaled $2.8 billion in 2013, a 3.0% increase ($82 million) from 2012.

The top 5 imports categories (2-digit HS) for 2013 were: Knit Apparel ($1.9 billion), Woven Apparel ($694 million), Footwear ($59 million), Miscellaneous Textile Articles ($34 million), and Plastic ($21 million).

U.S. imports of agricultural products from Cambodia totaled $13 million in 2013.

Trade Balance

The U.S. goods trade deficit with Cambodia was $2.5 billion in 2013, up 2.7% ($67 million) from 2012.

Investment

U.S. foreign direct investment (FDI) in Cambodia (stock) was $54 million in 2012 (latest data available), up 45.9% from 2011. 

There is no information available on the distribution of U.S. FDI in Cambodia.

Cambodia FDI in the United States (stock) was not available in 2012.


*NOTE: No services trade data with Cambodia is available.      

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