Exports to Colombia, Bangladesh increase

Vietnam’s export turnover to Colombia and Bangladesh increased 50 percent and 51 percent over the same period last year, reaching US$111.22 million and $370.16 million respectively in early months this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Vietnam’s export turnover to Colombia and Bangladesh increased 50 percent and 51 percent over the same period last year, reaching US$111.22 million and $370.16 million respectively in early months this year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

Seafood exported to Colombia brought highest export value with $32 million, up 35.04 percent while phones and components yielded $21 million, up 35.16 percent.

The highest increase was on fibre which brought $12 million, increasing 109.47 percent

Bangladesh is a market with high demand of construction materials hence clinker and cement exports to the South Asia country created $196.3 million, accounting for 54 percent of total export value.

Export turnover of iron and steel to Bangladesh was up 414 percent over the same period last year to yield nearly $24 million. Fibre and rubbery products surged 15.49 percentand brought about $20 million.

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