HA NOI (VNS)— Two-way trade between Viet Nam and Mexico had reached an estimated US$676 million over the past nine months, up 14 per cent year-on-year.
Despite encountering several difficulties, Vietnamese exports still increased 17 per cent to top $595 million, with key items including footwear, seafood, textiles and garments, electronic equipment and coffee leading the charge.
The nine-month export figure made up 80 per cent of the 2013 target, putting the country firmly on course, according to the America Market Department under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
To the end of September, Viet Nam also imported $82 million worth of goods - mainly machinery, equipment and animal feed from Mexico - marking a modest decrease of 2 per cent. — VNS