(plasticsinfomart) -- Plastics
exports to Cambodia earned USD20 million in the first quarter of this year,
reported the Viet Nam Plastic Association.
In March alone, export
turnover reached USD 8 million, with plastic bags accounting for about 40 per
cent of the value, the association said, noting that Vietnamese companies faced
few challenges when exporting this product to Cambodia due to a lack of strict
regulations in the neighbouring nation.
Packaging materials accounted for
another 17.6 per cent of the total export value during the period.
plastic construction materials to Cambodia were also expected to recover this
year as the building industry recovered.
The association warned, however,
that Vietnamese plastics weren’t competitive with those from other countries,
and it suggested the industry aim to improve technology and cut
Cambodia is now one of the biggest markets for Vietnamese
plastics, following Japan, the US, Germany and Thailand.