Vietnam exported 7.33 billion USD worth of goods to the US , a year-on-year increase of 18 percent, the Ministry of Industry and Trade has said.

The US remained a key market for Vietnamese products. The country's exports to the market are expected to top 20 billion USD by the end of the year.

Last year, Vietnam 's exports to the market accounted for 17.4 percent of the country's total export turnover, reaching 16.7 billion USD.-VNA