Imports and exports reach US$526 billion increasing by US$70 billion over the same period

VCN – The scale of import-export turnover of Vietnam is growing significantly and gradually moving to US$700 billion.
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According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, in the first 15 days of September, the country's export turnover reached US$12.75 billion.

Accordingly, phones and components; computers, electronic products and components; machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts; textile and garments are four commodity groups with a turnover of US$1 billion or more in the first half of this month.

In addition, there are many groups of goods with a turnover of hundreds of millions of USD such as footwear; wood and wood products; and seafood.

From the beginning of the year to September 15, the country's export turnover reached US$265.34 billion, an increase of 17.82% over the same period last year, equivalent to an increase in turnover of more than US$40 billion.

Phones and components continue to be the largest export group of our country with a turnover of US$42.4 billion.

Furthermore, five other commodity groups have a turnover of US$10 billion or more, including computers, electronic products and components; machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts; textile; footwear; wood and wood products.

On the other hand, in the first half of September, import turnover reached US$13.59 billion, thereby bringing the total turnover from the beginning of the year to September 15 to US$260.7 billion, rising by 13.15%, equivalent to US$30.3 billion.

Thus, in the first half of September, the country experienced a trade deficit of about US$840 million, but from the beginning of the year till September 15 still achieved a surplus of US$4.64 billion.

From the beginning of the year to September 15, the total import-export turnover reached US$526.04 billion, an increase of more than US$70 billion compared to the same period in 2021.

By Thái Bình/Thanh Thuy

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