Coat of arms: the royal coat of arms of the Kingdom of Cambodia is the symbol of the Cambodian monarchy. 

A light blue shield with an Unalome Sign, the Khmer-Thai Version of the Aum Symbol, on top of the sword is placed on two ceremonial pedestalled plattered bowls (phan) and the laurel wreath superimposed on the Royal Order of Cambodia on the bottom. The shield is placed on the white mantle with golden fringes and the golden decorations on the bottom and was surmounted by the Royal Crown with the shining diamond emanating from the rays of light at the top of the crown. The shield is supported by the two royal animals are the Gajasingha (the lion with an elephant trunk) to the left and the Rajasingha (the royal lion) to the right holding two royal five-tiered umbrellas (one on each side) standing on the blue ribbon with the words: «PREAH CHAU KRONG KAMPUCHEA».

Flag: three horizontal bands of blue, red (double width) and blue, with a depiction of Angkor Wat in white centred on the red band.


  • Anthem: «Nokor Reach» is the national anthem of Cambodia. It is based on a Cambodian folk tune and written by Chuon Nath.
  • Official languages: Khmer.
  • Geographical location: it is a country located in the southern portion of the Indochina peninsula in Southeast Asia, bordered by Thailand to the northwest, Laos to the northeast, Vietnam to the east and the Gulf of Thailand to the southwest.
  • Administrative divisions: the autonomous municipality (reach thani) and provinces (khaet) of Cambodia are first-level administrative divisions. Cambodia is divided into 25 provinces including the autonomous municipality.
  • Capital: Phnom Penh.
  • Governance: the Kingdom of Cambodia is a unitary state that is governed within the framework of a constitutional monarchy, in which the monarch serves as the head of state, while the prime minister is the head of government. Executive power is exercised by the Royal Government, which constitutes of the Council of Ministers, headed by the Prime Minister. The Prime Minister is aided in his functions by members of the Council such as deputy prime ministers, senior ministers, other ministers and secretaries of state. Legislative power is vested in a bicameral legislature composed of the National Assembly, which has the power to vote on draft law, and the Senate that has the power of review. The Supreme Court is the highest court of the country and takes appeals from lower courts on questions of law.
  • Population: 15.7 million.
  • Currency: Riel.
  • GDP: $17.9 billion.
  • Time zone: GMT +7.
  • Telephone code: +855.
  • Barcode: 884.


Trade and economic cooperation between Belarus and Cambodia

Dynamics of trade between Belarus and Cambodia in 2013 — 2017 years (in million U.S. dollars)







January — April 2018

January — April 2018 as compared to January — April 2017, %

































Belarus's most valuable products, imported by Cambodia:

  • Malt;
  • Tyres;
  • Potassic fertilizers;
  • Spare parts to cars and tractors.

In 2017, trade turnover between the countries increased by 511.1 % to $9.7193 billion as compared to 2016. Belarusian exports increased in 20.4 times to $7.1012 billion as compared to 2016, Cambodian exports — by 167.4% to $2.6161 billion.

In 2017, trade turnover between the countries increased by 511.1 % to $9.7193 million as compared to 2016. Belarusian exports increased in 20.4 times to $7.1012 million as compared to 2016, Cambodian exports increased by 167.4% to $2.6161 million. 

In January — April 2018, trade turnover between the countries increased by 211.0% to $1.8032 million as compared to the same period of 2017. In addition, Belarusian exports increased in 3.4 times to $497.0 thousand, Cambodian exports increased by 184.5% to $1.3062 million. In January — April 2018, Belarusian goods of 4 commodity headings were supplied to Cambodia (goods of 1 commodity heading were supplied within the same period of 2017).

But trade dynamics remains unstable. Sometimes potassic fertilizers, tyres, spare parts and other products from Belarus are supplied to Cambodia through the third countries (mainly, Vietnam and Thailand).


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