Vietnam-US two-way trade continues going up

Vietnam-US trade continued to grow in the first quarter of this year, increasing 16.5 percent over the same period last year with export value up 12.3 percent and import value up 36 percent, the Vietnam Trade Office in the USA said.

Two-way trade was valued at 3,964 million USD, 16.5 percent (or 564 million USD) more than the first quarter of 2009, statistics recently released by the US Department of Commerce said.