Major export products included crude oil, garments, seafood, coal, wood and wood products, and rubber.
Garments took the lead, grossing US$921.7 million in value, representing an increase of 36.7% and accounting for one fourth of Vietnam’s total export earnings to the RoK.
They were closely followed by seafood which raked in US$343.8 million, up 52.8% against the same period last year.
Wood and wood products placed third, earning US$267.8 million, up 47.4%.
Other products that saw steady export growth were mobile phones and spare parts, machinery, tools, electric cables, handbags, suitcases and umbrellas.