Import-export revenue reaches VND240,390 billion

VCN – The import-export revenue in August increased by 0.54% month-on-month to VND27,771 billion, the General Department of Vietnam Customs released on September 11.
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Import-export revenue reaches VND240,390 billion

Officer of Hai Phong Customs Department at work. Photo: Thai Binh

In the first eight months of the year, the total import-export revenue decreased by 19.2% to VND240,390 billion compared with the same period in the previous year, meeting 56.6% of the estimate.

In August, total trade in goods rose 8.8% to US$ 62.08 billion month-on-month. The export turnover increased by 9% to US$ 32.76 billion, and the import turnover grew 8.6% to US$29.32 billion.

Until the end of August, the total import and export turnover declined by 12.8% or US$64.21 billion to US$436.44 billion year-on-year.

In the first eight months of the year, the export turnover dropped 9.8%, and the import turnover fell 15.9% to US$208.27 billion.

In August, Vietnam had a trade surplus of US$3.44 billion, raising the accumulated surplus in the first eight months of 2023 to US$19.9 billion.

By Thai Binh/Ngoc Loan

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