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Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam’s rattan, bamboo and sedge products export value to the United States reached 212.1 million USD in the first 10 months of 2016, a year-on-year rise of 1 percent, according to data from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Rattan, bamboo and sedge products of Vietnam have been shipped to 19 countries and territories, with the US the biggest importer with 51.2 million USD, accounting for 27 percent of Vietnam’s exports of those items, followed by Japan and Germany.

Overall, rattan, bamboo and sedge products exports to other countries increased in the first 10 months of the year. Exports of the products to China grew sharply, by 36.49 percent, along with other markets including Taiwan, Spain and Denmark.-VNA