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China remains biggest trade partner of Vietnam in 9 months: statistics

Xinhua, September 29, 2015 Adjust font size:

China remained the biggest trade partner of Vietnam in the first nine months of 2015 with a total trade revenue of 49.3 billion U.S. dollars, according to Vietnam' s General Statistics Office on Tuesday.

During the nine-month period, Vietnam is estimated to export some 12.5 billion U.S. dollars worth of commodities to China, an increase of 12.5 percent year-on-year.

Meanwhile, Vietnam is likely to spend some 36.8 billion U.S. dollars to import goods from the Chinese market, up 18.1 percent year-on-year, the statistics agency said in a report on social and economic situation in the nine months.

In the first three quarters of 2015, Vietnam is estimated to post some 245.2 billion U.S. dollars in total trade revenue with international partners, said the agency. Endi