Trade with Brazil surges by 35 percent

Monday, 02 February 2015

Two-way trade between Vietnam and Brazil topped US$876 million during the first half of this year, representing a significant increase of 35 percent, according to Brazil’s Ministry of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade.

    Vietnam exported $369.6 million worth of goods to the Latin American country, including footwear, frozen fillet fish and printing machines, up 23.4 percent year-on-year, while Brazil’s imports from Vietnam rose by 45 percent, hitting US$507 million, said the ministry.

    In 2011, bilateral trade turnover exceeded US$1 billion for the first time, surging 53.8 percent against 2010.

T.N (Source: VOV online)