Exports to Africa on rise

14:53 | 23/06/2015 Trade

Vietnam exports to major African markets like South Africa, Egypt, Tanzania and Senegal obtained a high growth in the first five months of this year, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Exports to Africa on rise

Major export products included mobile phones and components, computers, electronic products, means of transport, machines and equipment, footwear, garment and construction materials.

South Africa remained the largest importer of Vietnam with an export revenue of US$439 million, a year-on-year rise of 39%.

Vietnam exports to Egypt also grew by 5% to US$146.6 million while exports to Ghana reached US$95.8 million, an increase of 15%.

Exports to Tanzania obtained the highest growth of 150% to US$37.5 million with major products as rice, computers and components.

Meanwhile Vietnam earned US$22 million from exports to Senegal, up 49% against the corresponding period last year and US$17.2 million from Kenya, up 23%.

Source: VOV News

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