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Canada-Cambodia fact sheet

Official Title:
Kingdom of Cambodia

General Information

Capital: Phnom Penh
Population (million): 15.84
Total Area: 181,035km2
Currency: 1 CAN$ = 3061.12 Cambodian Riel (KHR) (2021- Annual average)
National Holiday: November 9, Anniversary of independence in 1953
Language(s): Khmer, Chinese, Vietnamese, French, English

Political Information

Type of State:
Constitutional Monarchy

Type of Government:
Bicameral legislature consisting of the Senate and the National Assembly

Head of State:
His Majesty, King Preah Bat Samdech Preah Norodom Sihamoni

Head of Government:
Prime Minister Samdech Akka Moha Sena Padei Techo Hun Sen

Ministers:
Deputy PM, Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation: H.E.PRAK Sokhonn
Deputy PM, Interior: Samdech Krolahom SAR Kheng
Commerce: H.E. Mr. PAN Sorasak

Main Political Parties:
Cambodian People’s Party (CPP), Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP)

Elections:
Last in 2018; next in 2023.

Economic Information (2021)

Comparative figures
Type Cambodia Canada
GDP: ($ billion) 33.16 2,520.82
GDP per capita: ($) 2,094.10 65,944.96
GDP growth rate: (%) 2.15 4.56
Inflation: (%) 2.96 3.4
Unemployment: (%) 0 7.43

Source: IMF (estimates)

Product Trade and Investment (2021)

Canadian exports to country: $38,457,101
Canadian imports from country: $1,784,166,356
FDI in Canada: $ million
CDI in the country: $1,291 million

Source: Statistics Canada

Representation

Foreign Representation in Canada:
Ambassador Sovann Ke (New York)

Canadian Representation Abroad:
Ambassador Sarah Taylor (Bangkok)

Please note that all statistics reflect Canadian dollars, with some figures reflecting the yearly averages for the year. If listed as ’0’ or absent, the figure is unavailable.

Bilateral Product trade
Canada - Cambodia
Year Exports Imports
2017 $51,484,253 $1,293,845,374
2018 $78,423,162 $1,474,746,815
2019 $73,246,945 $1,704,645,588
2020 $31,428,943 $1,512,294,794
2021 $38,457,101 $1,784,166,356
21 HS Sections (2021)
Canada - Cambodia
Section Exports Imports
01 Animal & Prod. $130,663 $14,789,467
02 Veg. Prod. $1,519,340 $1,091,142
03 Fats, Oils & Waxes Prod. $ $
04 Food Prod. $72,965 $29,229
05 Mineral Prod. $25,732 $28,977
06 Chemical Prod. $177,292 $3,495,426
07 Plastics, Rubber Prod. $182,568 $22,420,460
08 Leather, Fur Prod. $11,107,983 $92,000,127
09 Wood Prod. $ $6,085,328
10 Paper Prod. $1,068,655 $993,657
11 Textiles Prod. $2,149,087 $1,384,225,500
12 Dress Access. $19,559 $173,359,556
13 Glass & Stone Prod. $2,443 $67,101
14 Precious Metals/stones $2,839 $12,202
15 Base Metal Prod. $17,790 $1,499,247
16 Mach. Mech. Elec. Prod. $6,453,222 $7,933,063
17 Vehicles and Equip. $15,268,195 $31,719,221
18 Specialized Inst. $247,768 $472,190
19 Arms & Ammunition $ $16,413
20 Misc. Articles $ $43,073,229
21 Antiques $ $235,675


May 2022
Sources include: Statistics Canada, IMF

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