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Cambodia's trade volume up in H1 2015Monday, August 17, 2015 > 09:26:46
Cambodia's trade volume with foreign countries was valued at $9.75 billion in the first six months of 2015, an increase of 9.5 percent from $8.9 billion over the same period last year, data of the ministry of commerce said on Friday.
From January to June this year, the southeast Asian country exported products in equivalent to $4.13 billion, up 9.5 percent from $3.77 billion over the same period last year, Xinhua reported.
On the import, the country shipped in goods worth $5.62 billion in the first half of 2015, up 8.5 percent from $5.18 billion over the same period last year.
Ken Ratha, a spokesman for the ministry of commerce, said Cambodia exported mainly apparel and footwear, as well as some agricultural products such as milled rice, rubber and pepper, while it imported raw materials for garment and footwear, petroleum, construction materials, vehicles and daily consuming products.
Cambodia's major trading partners are Europe, the United States, China, South Korea, Japan, Thailand, Vietnam, Singapore and Malaysia.