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2019
Economic
Complexity
: -0.73, Rank 119 of 157

2019
Product
Exports | Imports
: $27.6B | $28.4B, 66 of 225 |  70 of 225

2019
Per Capita Product
Exports | Imports
: $1.67k | $1.72k, 99 of 219 |  122 of 219

2018
Service
Exports | Imports
: $7.86B | $2.88B, 33 of 88 | 53 of 88

Overview: In 2019 Cambodia was the number 101 economy in the world in terms of GDP (current US$), the number 66 in total exports, the number 70 in total imports, the number 150 economy in terms of GDP per capita (current US$) and the number 119 most complex economy according to the Economic Complexity Index (ECI).

Exports: The top exports of Cambodia are Knit Sweaters ($2.46B), Precious Metal Scraps ($2.43B), Knit Women's Suits ($1.74B), Non-Knit Women's Suits ($1.66B), and Trunks and Cases ($1.52B), exporting mostly to United States ($5.78B), Singapore ($2.33B), Thailand ($2.07B), Germany ($1.94B), and Japan ($1.79B).

In 2019, Cambodia was the world's biggest exporter of Tanned Furskins ($295M)

Imports: The top imports of Cambodia are Refined Petroleum ($2.51B), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($2.34B), Gold ($1.82B), Cars ($844M), and Flavored Water ($608M), importing mostly from China ($7.77B), Thailand ($6.96B), Vietnam ($4.37B), Singapore ($2.23B), and Chinese Taipei ($795M).

In 2019, Cambodia was the world's biggest importer of Leather Sheets ($83.2M)

Location: Cambodia borders Laos, Thailand, and Vietnam by land.

Yearly Exports

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Top Export (2019): Knit Sweaters, $2.46B

Top Destination (2019): United States, $5.78B

In 2019, Cambodia exported a total of $27.6B, making it the number 66 exporter in the world. During the last five reported years the exports of Cambodia have changed by $13.1B from $14.5B in 2014 to $27.6B in 2019.

The most recent exports are led by Knit Sweaters ($2.46B), Precious Metal Scraps ($2.43B), Knit Women's Suits ($1.74B), Non-Knit Women's Suits ($1.66B), and Trunks and Cases ($1.52B). The most common destination for the exports of Cambodia are United States ($5.78B), Singapore ($2.33B), Thailand ($2.07B), Germany ($1.94B), and Japan ($1.79B).

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Yearly Imports

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Top Import (2019): Refined Petroleum, $2.51B

Top Origin (2019): China, $7.77B

In 2019 Cambodia imported $28.4B, making it the number 70 trade destination in the world. During the last five reported years the imports of Cambodia changed by $9.02B from $19.4B in 2014 to $28.4B in 2019.

The most recent imports of Cambodia are led by Refined Petroleum ($2.51B), Light Rubberized Knitted Fabric ($2.34B), Gold ($1.82B), Cars ($844M), and Flavored Water ($608M). The most common import partners for Cambodia are China ($7.77B), Thailand ($6.96B), Vietnam ($4.37B), Singapore ($2.23B), and Chinese Taipei ($795M).

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Cambodia Exports Services (2018): $7.86B

Cambodia Imports Services (2018): $2.88B

In 2018, Cambodia exported $7.86B worth of services. The top services exported by Cambodia in 2018 were Personal travel ($3.42B), Merchanting and other trade-related services ($2.41B), Business travel ($941M), Air transport ($605M), and Government services, n.i.e. ($202M).

The top services imported by Cambodia in 2018 were Sea transport ($1.14B), Personal travel ($788M), Air transport ($323M), Construction in the compiling economy ($156M), and Miscellaneous business, professional, and technical services ($128M).

Tariffs by Product

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The top product import tariffs by their MFN Ad Valorem value for Cambodia are Acrylic & vinyl polymer based paint, varnish, in wate (35%) and Agarbatti, odorifers operated by burning (35%).

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*The tariffs applied to imports for Cambodia are:
136: Most Favoured Nation duty rate treatement

Economic Complexity

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Economic Complexity Ranking

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During the last 20 years Cambodia's⁩ ⁨economy has become relatively mÑs complex, moving from the ⁩⁨142nd to the 119th⁩ position in the ECI rank.

These economic complexity rankings use 6 digit exports classified according to the HS96 classification. We consider only countries with population of at least 1 million and exports of at least $1 billion, and products with world trade over $500 million. To explore different rankings and vary these parameters visit the custom rankings section.

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Most Specialized Products by RCA Index

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Cambodia has a high level of specialization in Tanned Furskins (142), Cassava (110), Precious Metal Scraps (68.1), Knit Men's Coats (49), and Knit Babies' Garments (45). Specialization is measured using RCA, an index that takes the ratio between Cambodia observed and expected exports in each product.

Most Complex Products by PCI

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The highest complexity exports of Cambodia according to the product complexity index (PCI) are Transfers (decalcomanias) (1.01), Articles of aluminium nes (0.92), Electric motors and generators, except generating sets (0.87), Office staples, binder fittings, paper clips etc. (0.71), and Scent, toilet sprays, puffs and pads for cosmetics (0.66). PCI measures the knowledge intensity of a product by considering the knowledge intensity of its exporters.

Export Opportunities by Relatedness

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The top export opportunities for Cambodia according to the relatedness index, are Crustaceans (0.16), Jute Woven Fabric (0.16), Nutmeg, mace and cardamons (0.16), Cinnamon (0.15), and Perfume Plants (0.15). Relatedness measures the distance between a country's current exports and each product. The barchart show only products that Cambodia is not specialized in.

The product space is a network connecting products that are likely to be co-exported. The product space can be used to predict future exports, since countries are more likely to start exporting products that are related to current exports. Relatedness measures the distance between a product, and all of the products it is currently specialized in.

Diversification Frontier

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The Complexity-Relatedness diagram compares the risk and the strategic value of a country's potential export oppotunities. Relatedness is a predictive of the probability that a country increases its exports in a product. Complexity, is associated with higher levels of income, economic growth, less income inequality, and lower emissions.