Trade between Vietnam and Ukraine was valued at 35.5 million USD last month, an increase of 22.2 percent year-on-year, according to the General Department of Customs (Photo: vietship.net)
 
HCM City (VNA) - Trade between Vietnam and Ukraine was valued at 35.5 million USD last month, an increase of 22.2 percent year-on-year, according to the General Department of Customs.

Vietnam’s exports reached 24.6 million USD, which sent its trade surplus soaring to 13.8 million USD.

Vietnam exported 11 categories of products, with mobile phones and parts topping the list with a value of nearly 16 million USD, 76 percent higher than the same period last year.

Plastic products ranked second, following a five-fold increase, to 512,800 USD. Pepper, cashews, tea, rubber products, and iron and steel were the other major items.

Vietnam primarily imported machinery, equipment and parts.

Trade is a top priority in the comprehensive partnership between the two nations.

Last year, their trade was worth 355.5 million USD, a 34.5 percent increase.

Trade is again expected to grow this year, experts noted. - VNA