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Việt Nam-Ukraine trade spurts

Update: February, 24/2018 - 09:00
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

 

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