China Customs statistics show that two-way trade hit USD 111.2 billion in the first eight months of 2020, a year-on-year jump of 13.4 percent. Of the total, Vietnam exports were valued at USD 44.1 billion, and imports at USD 67 billion, up 20.9 percent and 8.9 percent, respectively.

Containers transporting dragon fruit to China

With these figures, Vietnam remained China’s seventh biggest trade partner in the world and its largest trader in ASEAN.

Amid COVID-19 outbreaks, the two countries have promptly discussed measures to maintain trade activities and put forward initiatives to boost virtual business exchanges.

More measures are expected to be carried out in the time ahead to continue fostering bilateral trade cooperation.

Source: VNA