Vietnam’s garment and textile export saw strong growth in several new markets in the first quarter of this year, with the rate as high as 134 percent in Norway and 120 percent in New Zealand, according to statistics from the General Customs Department.

Garment export to Cambodia also increased by 103 percent in the period, hitting 45.7 million USD.

The ASEAN as a whole also bought more garment and textile products from Vietnam, generating a total turnover of 111.4 million USD, up 44.4 percent.

Vietnam earned 3.7 billion USD from the export of garment and textile in the January-March period, up 18.3 percent.-VNA