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Exports to Australia saw good growth 

 Friday, July 6,2018

AsemconnectVietnam - Vietnam’s exports of goods to Australia in the first five months of this year increased by 24.2 per cent over the same period last year to US$ 1.35 billion, showed the statistics figures of the General Department of Customs.

In May, the country exported $ 342.49 million worth of goods to Australia, increased sharply by 48 per cent month – on – month.

Coal was leading the list of items exported by the country to Australia in the first five months of this year with the export turnover of $ 341.07 million, up by 81.9 per cent year – on - year and accounted for 25.2 per cent of the total. It was followed by ordinary metals with $ 253.81 million, up by 3.3 per cent; and then wheat with $ 146.67 million, down by 23.9 per cent.

In the period, the country’s exports of ores and minerals to Australia rocketed by 11.7 times compared with the same period last year to $ 100.89 million; iron and steel – up by 174.9 per cent to $ 11.4 million; fruits and vegetables – up by 105 per cent to $ 33.12 million; and coal – up by 81.8 per cent to $ 341.07 million; oil and grease – up by 73.5 per cent to $ 2.87 million; and cotton – up by 526 per cent to $ 19.52 million.  

However, the exports of milk and dairy products; wheat; food products and textile and garment materials to Australia decreased by 39.2 per cent; 23.9 per cent; 23.8 per cent and 21 per cent year – on – year.

Vietnam’s exports of goods to Australia in the first 5 months of 2018 -
Unit: US$ - source: VITIC – according to the figures of the General Department of Custom
Item
May of 2018
May of 2018 vs. April of 2018 (%)
First 5 months of 2018
First 5 months of 2018 vs. same period of 2017 (%)
Total
342,490,290
48.12
1,352,754,245
24.17
Coal of all kinds
99,276,587
49.98
341,068,640
81.79
Other ordinary metals
50,544,784
12.33
253,813,383
3.32
Wheat
21,429,844
74.14
146,666,345
-23.94
Ores and minerals
31,320,150
155.15
100,892,124
1.074.27
Iron and steel scraps
13,203,350
63.09
63,563,934
35.29
Fruits and vegetables
12,994,780
174.95
33,122,262
105
Pharmaceuticals
9,278,512
127.35
24,510,787
44.23
Machines, equipment and spare parts
4,901,025
5.92
22,136,157
10.03
Chemical products
4,281,243
8.54
19,829,302
13.99
Cotton of all kinds
3,973,969
65.46
19,521,523
52.58
Iron and steel of all kinds
3,623,804
 
11,403,023
174.85
Milk and dairy products
2,100,149
-16.24
10,786,687
-39.18
Plastics
717,234
-28.81
8,823,059
11.76
Textile, garment, leather and footwear materials
1,679,748
-13.74
8,379,674
-21.02
Animal feed and materials
1,834,811
65.29
5,926,778
-20.08
Other oil products
1,425,421
1.87
4,607,875
24.11
Precious stones, metals and products
856,308
11.68
4,259,538
12.79
Oil and grease
462,939
-31.99
2,865,083
73.53
Other food products
771,120
53.02
2,555,683
-23.75
Wood and furniture
893,173
144.73
2,343,736
42.09
Iron and steel products
199,921
28.99
1,282,913
35.7
Chemicals
128,370
49.74
1,083,742
-5.28
CK
Source: VITIC

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