11:10 | 10/07/2018 Trade
Vietnam’s exports to Germany hit US$2.85 billion in the first five months of this year, up 8.6% compared to the same period last year.
|Tea exports to Germany posted the highest growth rate at 132.3 pct|
Mobile phones and computer components, apparel, footwear, coffee, farm produce and aquatic products made up the majority of the country’s exports.
Of the items, six earned more than US$100 million, including mobile phones and components (US$851.44 million), accounting for 29.8 pct of the total, a 16.2 pct increase year on year.
Tea posted the highest growth of 132.3 pct to US$0.97 million while confectioneries and cereals soared 122.6 pct to US$10.99 million.
Others include chemicals with 72.5 pct growth (US$4.15 million), iron and steel up 52.4 pct (US$2.74 million), cashew nuts up 49.2 pct (US$42.06 million) and fruits and vegetables rising 31 pct (US$6.17 million).