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July, 21 2014 09:17:00

Booming bilateral trade with Turkey tops $738m in H1

During this period, Viet Nam exported cell phones and components, fibres, computers, electronics and components to Turkey, while importing machinery and equipment, pharmaceuticals, as well as chemical products.— Photo chinhphu

HA NOI (VNS) — Two-way trade between Viet Nam and Turkey reached US$738 million in the first half of this year, with $665 million from Vietnamese exports, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

During this period, Viet Nam exported cell phones and components, fibres, computers, electronics and components to Turkey, while importing machinery and equipment, pharmaceuticals, as well as chemical products.

Local experts have said that there remained room for the two countries to further develop their bilateral co-operation.

Meanwhile, Cong Thuong (Industry and Trade) newspaper quoted Vietnamese Trade Office as saying Turkey was willing to increase trade and investment relations with Viet Nam, and Turkish businesses were also prepared to accelerate promotional activities to seek more business opportunities in Viet Nam. — VNS

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