Seven-month exports to RoK increase 2.4%

(VOV) - Vietnamese exports to the Republic of Korea (RoK) rose 2.4% to US$3.66 billion in the first seven months of this year, according to Vietnam's General Department of Customs.

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.