Vietnam exported nearly 1.53 billion USD worth of goods to other countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in September.

The figure helps raise the country’s nine-month exports to these markets to 13.72 billion USD, representing a year-on-year increase of 11.1 percent.

Among ASEAN countries, Malaysia was the biggest trade partner of Vietnam , followed by Thailand , Singapore and Indonesia .

Last year, Vietnam’s exports to the regional markets topped 17.08 billion USD, surging 25.7 percent over the previous year.-VNA