The Kingdom of Cambodia covers an area of 181,035 square kilometres and has a population of 14.5 million. The capital is Phnom Penh. Norodom Sihamoni has been the King of Cambodia since October 2004.

In 2015, the country's GDP increased by about 7 percent. Agriculture is the key industry employing over 80 percent of the able-bodied population.

In 2015, trade between Cambodia and Russia was $110,7 million. The country's exports to Russia include equipment, vehicles, food and agricultural products, chemicals, wood and paper goods. Imports include textiles, machinery, equipment and vehicles, as well as food and agricultural products.

Russia and Cambodia established diplomatic relations on 13 May 1956. In 1955, the two countries signed a Joint Declaration on the Foundations of Friendly Relations, intergovernmental agreements on trade and economic relations, cultural and scientific cooperation, and a protocol on consultations between their foreign ministries.

The two countries' leading political parties, United Russia and the Cambodian People's Party, have built a level of cooperation.

In 2015, following talks between the Russian and Cambodian foreign ministers, the countries signed an intergovernmental Memorandum of Understanding on Combating Terrorism and a schedule of consultations between the countries' foreign ministries for three years.

Russia and Cambodia step up cooperation in combating terrorism, illegal drug trafficking and illegal deep-sea fishing.

The two countries continue to work together on the Russian-Cambodian Intergovernmental Commission for Trade, Economic, Scientific and Technological Cooperation.

The two countries have stepped up cooperation in the humanitarian field. Phnom Penh plays host to the Russian Centre for Science and Culture.

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Manufacturing is mainly represented by the garment industry which exports its products to the US and the European Union. Cambodia is one of the world's major ready-made clothing and footwear manufacturers.