|Trade between Việt Nam and Ukraine was valued at US$35.5 million last month, an increase of 22.2 per cent year-on-year, according to the General Department of Customs.— Photo vietship.net|
HCM CITY — Trade between Việt Nam and Ukraine was valued at US$35.5 million last month, an increase of 22.2 per cent year-on-year, according to the General Department of Customs.
Việt Nam’s exports reached US$24.6 million, which sent its trade surplus soaring to $13.8 million.
Việt Nam exported 11 categories of products, with mobile phones and parts topping the list with a value of nearly $16 million, 76 per cent higher than the same period last year.
Plastic products ranked second, following a five-fold increase, to $512,800.
Pepper, cashews, tea, rubber products, and iron and steel were the other major items.
Việt Nam primarily imported machinery, equipment and parts.
Trade is a top priority in the comprehensive partnership between the two nations.
Last year, their trade was worth $355.5 million, a 34.5 per cent increase.
Trade is again expected to grow this year, experts noted. — VNS