Goods exported through HCM City port increased by more than US$3 billion

VCN - Goods exported through HCM City ports increased by more than US$3 billion in the first four months of 2024, bringing export turnover nearly equal to import turnover.
Tan Son Nhat customs officers carried out customs procedures for exporting mangoes by air. Photo: T.H
Tan Son Nhat customs officers carried out customs procedures for exporting mangoes by air. Photo: T.H

According to the HCM City Customs Department, the total import-export turnover through HCM City ports in the first 4 months of 2024 reached US$41.30 billion, an increase of 11.74% over the same period in 2023 (an increase of US$4.34 billion).

Accordingly, export turnover reaches US$20.58 billion, a growth of 18.8% over the same period in 2023, rising US$3.26 billion; import turnover reaches US$20.72 billion, an increase of 5.5% over the same period in 2023 (climbing US$1.08 billion).

With the above results, after many years of a large trade deficit, for the first time, HCM City's export turnover is approximately equal to its import turnover.

By Lê Thu/Thanh Thuy

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