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Snapshot: Business in Cambodia for EU Companies


(Source: DG Trade)

SIZE of Market

  • EU exports in goods to Cambodia in 2015: EUR 465 million.
  • EU imports in goods from Cambodia in 2015: EUR 4,086 million.
  • Total trade in goods in 2015: EUR 4,551 million.
  • EU exports in services to Cambodia in 2014: EUR 129 million.
  • EU imports in services from Cambodia in 2014: EUR 257 million.
  • Total trade in services in 2014: EUR 386 million. 
  • Cambodia’s annual GDP in 2015: EUR 16.4 billion 
  • Cambodia’s annual GDP growth in 2015: 6.9%

In 2015, Cambodia ranked 61st among the EU’s trading partners. 

In 2015, the EU was Cambodia’s 3rd largest trading partner (15.3%), following Thailand (19.4%) and China (15.5%).

Key INDUSTRY SECTORS - 2015 (Source: DG Trade)

  • The EU exports to Cambodia are dominated by i) Machinery and appliances (27.6%) followed by (ii) Products of the chemical or allied industries (15.1%) and (iii) Transport equipment (9.1%) and Raw hides and skins, and saddlery (9.1%).
  • The EU imports from Cambodia are dominated by (i) Machinery and appliances (24.1%) followed by (ii) Mineral products (20.3%), (iii) Products of the chemical or allied industries (9.6%), (iv)Transport equipment (7.0%) and (v) Textiles and textile articles (6.3%).