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Jan-Oct trade between Vietnam, China exceeds $17b
Updated: 2008-12-05 17:23

Turnover from import and export trading between Vietnam and China reached $17 billion in the first ten months of 2008, an increase of 43.4 percent over the same period of 2007, according to the website of Vietnam Trade Information Center under the Ministry of Industry and Trade on Friday.

Vietnam's exports to China collected a ten-month turnover of about $4 billion and its imports from China saw the turnover of more than $13 billion, said the center.

Vietnam's major export items to China are rubber, coal, crude oil and main items imported from China include various kinds of steel, clothing, fertilizers and chemical substances, said the center.

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