Cambodia’s trade volume up 2.5% in 2020 despite pandemic

Despite the global economic fallout from the Covid-19 pandemic, Cambodia’s total trade volume remains positive, reaching US$35.8 billion last year, up 2.5 per cent compared with the year before, local media houses have reported.

Cambodia’s total exports were worth 17.21 billion dollars, up 16.7 percent year-on-year in 2020, and total imports were valued at 18.59 billion dollars, down 7.84 per cent, the Khmer Times also reported, citing a Ministry of Commerce’s annual report.

“Despite the fact that the country is facing the spread of Covid-19…, Cambodia’s exports and imports performed significantly well in 2020,” Minister of Commerce Pan Sorasak said in the report.

In full: https://www.thestar.com.my/aseanplus/aseanplus-news/2021/04/03/cambodia039s-trade-volume-up-25-in-2020-despite-pandemic

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