Trade turnover between Vietnam and Argentina was estimated at a record high of 1.92 billion USD in 2014, an increase of 20.6 percent from 2013, according to the Argentine Customs initial statistics.

Vietnam’s exports to Argentina reached 214.2 million USD, up 5 percent while its imports stood at 1.706 billion USD, an increase of 22.6 percent compared to 2013.

Vietnam mainly sold footwear, electronic products, garments, plastic products, mechanical devices, iron and steel while purchased materials used for making animal feed, cereals, leather materials, seafood, and cotton.

Argentina has regarded Vietnam as one of the world’s 15 emerging dynamic economies and chosen the country as a priority export market for 2014 and 2015.

Trade turnover between the two nations continues its rising trend despite Argentina’s foreign trade declined in the first 11 months of 2014.-VNA