Imports and exports reach more than US$464 billion

VCN – The export turnover of Vietnam still reaches an average of more than US$2 billion per day.
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According to General Department of Vietnam Customs, in the first half of August (from 1st to 15th), the total export turnover was more than US$30 billion.

Accordingly, exports reach US$15.13 billion, dropping by 7%, equivalent to US$1.13 billion compared to the second half of July in 2022.

In the first half of August, there are five groups of export commodities achieving a turnover of US$1 billion and above including phones and accessories (US$2.71 billion); machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts (US$1.94 billion); computers, electronic products and components (US$1.87 billion); textiles (US$1.8 billion); and footwear (more than US$1 billion).

In the first 15 days of August, imports reached US$15.24 billion, up about 7.8% compared to the second half of July 2022 (equivalent to US$1.1 billion).

Imports have two groups of goods with a turnover of US$1 billion in the first half of August, namely computers, electronic products and components (US$3.5 billion); machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts (US$1.97 billion).

In general, from the beginning of the year to August 15, the total import-export turnover reached US$464.13 billion.

In which, exports reached US$232.76 billion, increasing by 17.67% over the same period last year (equivalent to nearly US$35 billion); imports reached $231.37 billion, up 6.5% over the same period last year (equivalent to an increase of US$14.1 billion).

In the first half of August, the trade balance experienced a deficit of more than US$100 million, however, from the beginning of the year to August 15, the country still witnessed a trade surplus of US$1.39 billion.

By Thái Bình/Thanh Thuy

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