Trade surplus exceeds US$17 bln

Trade surplus exceeds US$17 bln

VGP – As of October 15, Viet Nam enjoyed a trade surplus of US$17.3 billion, according to the Viet Nam’s General Department of Customs.

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The nation’s total export and import turnover was estimated at US$413 billion, of which exports and imports reached US$215 billion and US$198 billion, up 4.6% and down 0.1%, respectively. 

In the first half of October, the volume of exports and imports hit US$12.7 billion and US$11.9 billion, respectively. Major export items include phones and accessories (US$2.63 billion), computers, electronics and spare parts (US$1.96 billion), machines, equipment and spare parts (US$1.38 billion), and garments (US$1.28 billion).

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