Exports to Algeria earned Vietnam 227 86 million USD this year to early September up 26 percent on a yearly basis according to the Vietnamese trade mission in the African country
Main export items include coffee beans with 38,667 tonnes and US$84,32 million, down 17% in volume but up 8% in value; phones and phone parts with US$58.77 million, down 3%; and rice with 29,311 tonnes and US$11.53 million, both up four fold.
Other items posting increases in revenues are pepper, steel products, seafood, computer, electronic goods and parts, machinery, equipment and tools.
Algeria is the fourth largest market in Africa of Vietnamese goods, behind South Africa, Ghana and Egypt.
As Vietnam and Algeria mark the 55th year of their diplomatic relationship this year, the Vietnamese trade mission has organized a range of trade promotion activities including business seminars and fair attendance.
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has also sent delegations to Algeria to discuss measures to increase bilateral ties.