(VOV) - Two-way trade turnover between Vietnam and Norway reached US$128.5 million in the first three months of the year, up 17.6 percent against the same period last year, according to the Statistics Norway.
Bilateral trade surplus rose 17.6 percent to US$35.2 million from a year earlier.
In the first three months of the year, Vietnam’s exports to Norway reached US$81.9 million, up 26.3 percent. Footwear topped the list with US$23.6 million (up 0.1 percent), followed by garment and textiles US$12.3 million (up 12.8 percent), interior decoration US$7.6 million (6.2 percent), seafood US$4.2 million (up 15.5 percent), handicraft US$1.6 million (down 1 percent) and cashew nuts US$1.9 million (down 69 percent).
In the reviewed period, Vietnam’s imports from Norway increased by 33.7 percent to US$46.7 million compared to last year’s level.