Exports to Laos see upturn trend

VOV.VN - Exports to Laos reached US$264.7 million in the first half of this year, rising by 13.29% against the same period last year, according to latest statistics from the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

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Vietnam’s key export items to Laos are petroleum, steel, means of transport and fertilizers. Among them, coal saw a skyrocketed growth of more than 16 folds to 50,300 tons valued at US$4.2 million.

Petroleum topped exported products with US$50.9 million (up 67.93%), trailed by steel with US$38 million (down 15.2%) and transportation means and tools with US$24.6 million (up 9.02%).

In the period, 52.9% of exported products to Laos enjoyed a growth, especially fertilizers (up 94.92%), fruits and vegetables (up 78.6%) and plastic products (up 78.4%).
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