Exports to Canada pick up nearly 35%

15:17 | 10/02/2015

VGP – Vietnamese exports to Canada expanded by 34.55% on year to $2,08 billion in 2014, according to the Viet Nam Industry and Trade Information Centre under the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

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Among key export items, garments saw a yearly rise of 25.9% to $492.51 million, constituting 23% of the total value. Meanwhile, the country racked up $263.25 million from aquatic products, up 45.8% compared to last year.

Viet Nam is amongst the 25 countries to benefit from support programmes for accessing the Canadian market.

 

In addition, it is one of the six key target countries prioritised in Canada’s education cooperation.

 

Now, Canada is considered a highly lucrative market for Vietnamese products. Two-way trade has experienced sustainable growth in the past few years with trade balance favouring the Southeast Asian nation.

    

                                                                                                                                By Vien Nhu