Oil rigs on the Bach Ho oil field. (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam shipped more than 311,000 tonnes of oil and other petrol products in May for 191 million USD, up 1.9 percent in quantity and 2.3 percent in value compared to April.

According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, the figures had risen consecutively from March.

In the first five months of 2019, the exports amounted to 1.45 million tonnes, reeling in about 901 million USD, marking annual increases of 14 percent in both amount and revenue.

During the period, Singapore, the 5th biggest importers of the products, bought 71,124 tonnes worth 29.98 million USD. As such, it recorded the highest growth among key export markets of Vietnam against last year, at 861 percent in quantity and 865 percent in value.-VNA