Vietnam's mobile phone exports grew 97.7 percent during 2012 to reach USD 12.6 billion. According to the country's customs department, Vietnam exported 11.901 million phones and phone parts in the first half of December, which is up 84.7 percent year-on-year, Viet Nam News reports. The main importers of Vietnamese phones are the European Union, with USD 5.08 billion, accounting for nearly 45 percent, followed by the United Arab Emirates, which imported USD 1.31 billion, Russia at USD 690 million, and Hong Kong with USD 460 million. Phone exports are expected to reach USD 12.9 billion this year.
Source: Telecom Paper.