VCN – Hai Phong Customs Department saw a year-on-year increase of 19% in export turnover to US$10.36 billion. Of which, exports rose by 27.5% to about US$4.95 billion and taxable export turnover surged 98.7% to US$46.59 million.
|Country records import-export turnover at $242 billion, $2.53 billion trade surplus|
|Exports reach US$37 billion in the second half of March|
|Customs sector: revenue collection reaches 30.9% of current appropriation in the first quarter|
|Import and export activities at Hai Phong Port. Photo: Thai Binh.|
Import turnover increased 12.1% compared with the previous year to US$5.1 billion. The taxble import rose 26.5% year-on-year to US$2.18 billion.
Items seeing an increase in import turnover included automobiles reaching US$105.98 million, up 0.6%; auto parts and components of US$84.12 million, up 21.0%; motorcycle spare parts and accessories of US$1.88 million, up 0.4%; gasoline of US$75.31 million, up 7.4%; beer and wine of US$1.25 million, up 12.8%; iron and steel of US$368.40 million, up 40.5%; and cosmetics of US$0.92 million, up 27.8%.
April is the first month that the import and export in Hai Phong Customs Department has reached over US$10 billion.
The trade in January, February and March achieved US$9.54 billion, US$7.6 billion and US$9.993 billion, respectively.
By Thai Binh/Ngoc Loan