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Jan-Apr iron, steel imports expand 7.8%

Publication date 17 May 2023 | 22:00 | ICT

Cambodian “iron and steel” imports in the first four months of the year clocked in at $129.043 million, rising by 7.78 per cent year-on-year from $119.722 million and by 11.1 per cent half-on-half (compared to July-October 2022) from $116.



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