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Ottawa (VNA) – Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of nearly 2.683 billion USD last year, an increase of 25.9 percent against 2014, according to Statistics Canada.

In the period, Canada spent 807 million USD on Vietnam ’s electronic products and accessories, 342 million USD on knitwear, 338 million USD on footwear and 259 million USD on wooden products and spare parts, among others.

Meanwhile, Canada exported commodities worth 513 million USD to Vietnam , up 18.7 percent compared to 2014, and accounting for 0.35 percent of the country’s total export value.

The North American country shipped mainly fertiliser, soybeans and oilseeds, machines, and leathers to Vietnam .

In 2014, Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of 2.131 billion USD with Canada . The Southeast Asian nation’s exports were valued at 2.562 billion USD while import value was 431 million USD, up 23.4 percent and 4.1 percent, respectively.-VNA