Vietnam generated 1.6 billion USD from exports to Germany over the first four months of this year, a year-on-year increase of 25 percent, according to the General Department of Customs.

In April alone, Vietnamese exports to the country surged 50 percent to 421 million USD with major export lines including garments and textiles, footwear, cashew nuts, rubber and tea.

Germany has been the nation’s biggest European Union trade partner for many years. Last year, it enjoyed a trade surplus 1.7 billion USD.-VNA