Trade with UK continues to grow after Brexit

VOV.VN - Vietnam exporters shipments to the UK jumped 4.7% year-on-year to US$4.43 billion for the 11 months leading up to December 2016, showing Brexit had minimal impact on trade, Vietnam Customs has reported.

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Telephones and components topped among export items to the UK tallying in at US$1.69 billion (up 7.3%), followed by garments with US$645.74 million (up 2.2%) and footwear with US$563.64 million (down 10.7%).

Products with high export growth included metals (up 149% to US$16.72 million), fruit and vegetables (up 47%), machines, equipment and tools (up 41.3%) and rubber (up 44.1%).

The UK has historically been one of the largest export markets in the EU for companies operating in Vietnam, said Vietnam Customs.


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