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Country Brief

Cambodia is located in South Eastern Asia, bordering the Gulf of Thailand, between Thailand, Vietnam and Laos. It is classified as a least developed country (LDC). Major exports comprise of articles of apparel, accessories, knit or crochet printed books. The majority of exports are destined to the United States and Hong Kong. Cambodia records a trade deficit with imports of petroleum products, fabrics, vehicles, wholesale yarn, cigarettes, electrical communication equipment and medicine. Cambodia’s main import partners are the United States, Hong Kong, China, Singapore, Canada and Vietnam. Cambodia is a member of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the World Trade organisation (WTO), the first LDC to join through the full accession process in 2004.


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Export potential

Notes: Top 20 products listed in decreasing order of their export potential to the world. Development indicators are relative to the country’s current situation, green indicating performance above its trade-weighted median and red otherwise. A blank cell indicates that data are not available. A blank cell in export potential means that the product was not consistently demanded over five years by any country in the respective region. Exports (US$ thousand) correspond to average exports to the world over the period 2009-2013.