PHNOM PENH, June 16 (Xinhua) -- Bilateral trade volume between Cambodia and Japan in the first five months of this year reached 207 million U.S. dollars, up 3 percent from 201 million U.S. dollars during the same period last year, according to a report of the Japan External Trade Organization on Saturday.
During the January-May period this year, Cambodia's exports to Japan were 136 million U.S. dollars, up 18 percent from 115 million U.S. dollars during the same period a year ago, while Japan's exports to Cambodia stood at 71 million U.S. dollars, down 17 percent from 86 million U.S. dollars, the report said.
The main products Cambodia exported to Japan are garment products, footwear, sugar, fish and seafood, and the country bought back from Japan machinery, automobiles, electronic products, meats, iron, steel and pharmaceutical products.
Currently, some 108 Japanese-owned companies are operating in Cambodia in different sectors.
In 2011, the two nations' trade volume was 514 million U.S. dollars.