VCN - Computers, electronic products and components are Vietnam’s largest group of imports and the group’s turnover has seen the largest increase.
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|The three largest markets share in total turnover of computer imports, electronic products and components are calculated by the end of the first quarter. Chart:T.Binh.|
The latest statistics of the General Department of Customs show the total import turnover of Vietnam reached 67.924 billion USD by April 15.
This included two goods groups with turnover of 10 billion USD or more.
Leading is the group of computers, electronic products and components with turnover of 13.856 billion USD, up by nearly 2.1 billion USD compared to the same period in 2018, equal to a growth rate of 17.8%.
With the above results, the group of computers, electronic products and components took 20.4% the total import turnover at the same time.
Regarding the import market of this product group, the Customs Department's information in the first quarter shows the main supply markets are located in Asia.
In which, Korea is the largest market with turnover of 4.57 billion USD, down by 2% compared to the same period last year.
The second largest market is China with 2.77 billion USD, increased by 71.1%; next is Taiwan with 1.16 billion USD, increased by 38.3% .
The other import group of "tens billions USD" remains, as of April 15, machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts with a turnover of 10.11 billion USD, increased by 1.27 billion USD compared to the same period of 2018, equal to 14.4%.
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In terms of markets, Asian countries such as China, Japan and Korea are the largest import markets.
Updated the market to the end of March, import turnover from China reached 3.21 billion USD, up 27%; from Korea reached 1.56 billion USD, up 7.6%; from Japan reached 1.13 billion USD, up 2.4%.
By Thai Binh/ Phuong Thao