Vietnam’s bamboo products export inched 1% to US$212.1 million in 10 months leading up to November 2016 against the same period last year, according to Vietnam Customs.
Vietnamese products were shipped to 19 countries in the world, of which the US topped export markets with US$51.2 million, accounting for 27% of market shares (up 3,03%).Japan ranked second with US$34.4 million, making up 18% of the total bamboo products export value (down 3.42%) and Germany came third with US$25.1 million (down 2.54%).
In the reviewed period, 63% of bamboo products export markets enjoyed positive growth and exports to China obtained the highest growth of 36.49%. Meanwhile 37% of export markets saw decline and Russia suffered the deepest decrease of 39.39%.
Other export markets achieved robust growth including Taiwan (up 25.24%), Spain (up 16.17%) and Denmark (up 17.93%).