Beef, one of Canada's key export product to Vietnam. (Source: financialpost.com)

Ottawa (VNA) – The Canada – Vietnam two-way trade increased sharply in the first nine months of this year, reaching 2.8 billion USD, according to Canada’s statistics agency.

Vietnam’s exports to Canada in the period were valued at 2.399 billion USD, a 31.4-percent increase year on year, while Canada exported 416 million USD worth of goods to Vietnam, up 41.2 percent.

Vietnam’s key export goods are wooden products, clothing, footwear, seafood, printers, electric cables, telephones, telecom equipment, coffee, cashew, transport vehicles and spare parts, rubber, plastic products, vegetables and fruits.

Canada ships to Vietnam fertiliser, seafood, soybean, wheat, iron and steel products, diamond, animal leather, machinery, artificial rubber, plastic materials, pharmaceuticals, beef, milk products, zinc and zinc alloy, nickel and aluminium.-VNA