Exports to Algeria up 26 percent


Hanoi – Exports to Algeria earned Vietnam 227,86 million USD this year to early September, up 26 percent on a yearly basis, according to the Vietnamese trade mission in the African country.

Main export items include coffee beans with 38,667 tonnes and 84,32 million USD, down 17 percent in volume but up 8 percent in value; phones and phone parts with 58.77 million USD, down 3 percent; and rice with 29,311 tonnes and 11.53 million USD, both up four fold.

Other items posting increases in revenues are pepper, steel products, seafood, computer, electronic goods and parts, machinery, equipment and tools.

Algeria is the fourth largest market in Africa of Vietnamese goods, behind South Africa, Ghana and Egypt.

As Vietnam and Algeria mark the 55th year of their diplomatic relationship this year, the Vietnamese trade mission has organized a range of trade promotion activities including business seminars and fair attendance.

The Ministry of Industry and Trade has also sent delegations to Algeria to discuss measures to increase bilateral ties.

Source: VNA

Photo: Maersk Line