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Hanoi (VNA)
- Vietnam’s export turnover from glass and glass products reached 592.8 million USD in the first seven months of 2018, representing a year-on-year increase of 6.1 percent, according to the General Department of Customs.

The department said glass and glass products of Vietnam were mainly exported to Southeast Asian nations in the period, accounting for 58.3 percent of the total turnover to reach 297.1 million USD, 13.59 percent higher than that of the same period last year.

Singapore, Malaysia, and the Republic of Korea remained Vietnam’s key importers of these commodities.

Vietnam saw a strong surge in glass and glass product exports to the Philippines, hitting 9.8 million USD in the reviewed period, up 88 percent year-on-year.-VNA