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Cambodia-U.S. trade soars 17 percent in first seven months

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Footwear constitutes major exports to the US. Dreamstime

Bilateral trade between Cambodia and the U.S. rose by 17 percent in the first seven months of this year to $3,570 million, according to the U.S. Statistics Bureau.

From January to July, it pointed out, Cambodia’s shipment to the world’s largest economy reached $3,400 million, up 24 percent.

In July alone, Cambodia exported $649 million worth of products to the U.S. while it imported goods worth $25 million from the country, stated the report.

Cambodia’s major exported products were textiles, footwear, travel goods and agricultural products while its imports included vehicles, animal feed and machinery.

Last year, the two-way trade between the two countries was amounted to US$5.8 billion, a year-on-year increase of 37 percent.

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