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Hanoi (VNA) – The Czech Republic’s exports to Vietnam surged 580.5 percent to more than 45.5 million USD in July from the previous month, much higher than the monthly average of 7-10 million USD, according to the Czech Statistical Office.

The Vietnam Trade Office in the Czech Republic said during the month, the European country’s major exports to Vietnam included sound and image recording equipment and television sets worth about 40.5 million USD.

Other exported products such as optical, movie and surgery equipment; glass and crystal, plastics, seedlings, pharmaceuticals, medicinal herbs and industrial plants maintained growth or fell slightly.

In the seven months of this year, Vietnam’s exports of audio-visual equipment to the Czech Republic neared 202 million USD, followed by footwear and similar products worth more than 141 million USD.

Shipments of rubber, inorganic chemical compound, leather, garment accessories, apparel, mechanical equipment, wooden furniture reached between 9-48 million USD.

By the end of July, two-way trade rose by 18.1 percent to about 681 million USD, which is forecast to top 1 billion USD this year.-VNA