The EU was the biggest importer of telephones and electronics made in Vietnam in the first two months of this year, accounting for 32.1% of their total export revenue.
The General Department of Vietnam Customs reported the EU imported US$1.51 billion worth of telephones and components and US$2.31 billion worth of computers and electronics from Vietnam in the period.
The United Arab Emirates ranked second among importers of telephones and components made in Vietnam with a value of US$639 million, trailed after by the US (US$547 million) and the Republic of Korea (nearly US$295 million).
The country’s telephone and component exports grew by 7.6% to US$2.44 billion in February while imports rose 13% to US$4.71 billion in the first two months of this year.
Meanwhile exports of computers, electronics and components reached US$1.05 billion in February, down 16.4% against the previous month, bringing the total export value in two months to US$2.31 billion, up 4.4% over the same period last year.