During the first half of this year, Vietnam’s imports from Austria were worth US$192.7 million, while exports reached US$1.3 billion.
Telephones and components ranked first among major export products to Austria with US$1.1 billion, accounting for 81.5% of total export value and up 16.32% compared to the same period last year. Machines, equipment and tools came second among export items, however they saw a high growth of 73.03% to US$20 million, followed by garments at US$19.9 million (up 32.64%).
It is noteworthy that ceramic goods were new among products that shipped to the European country in this period.
In general, most export products to the market in the first half of this year enjoyed a positive growth (66.6%), and only 33.3% suffered a decline, of which, wood and timber products saw the deepest fall at 31.12%.