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Viet Nam sees trade deficit of about US$2 billion in the first half of January

17:33 | 23/01/2022

VCN- In the first half of 2022, the Vietnam’s total trade in goods has reached about US$28 billion, of which the trade deficit is about US$2 billion.

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Viet Nam sees trade deficit of about US$2 billion in the first half of January
Chart by Thai Binh

The import and export turnover in the first half of January plunged compared with the second half of December 2021.

The export turnover reached US$12.95 billion, sharply decreasing by US$6 billion. In the first half of the month, four export commodities with a turnover worth US$1 billion or more include mobile phone and components at US$1.85 billion; computers, electronic products and components at US$1.58 billion; textiles at US$1.44 billion; machinery and equipment at nearly US$1.4 billion.

The import turnover fell about US$1.5 billion to US$14.6 billion compared with the second half of December, 2021.

The import turnover of two commodity groups including computers, electronic products and components; machinery and equipment reached US$3.5 billion and US$1.95 billion, respectively.

Thus, the country has a trade deficit of US$1.65 billion, in contrast to the trade surplus of US$2.6 billion in the second half of December 2021.

In 2021, the country's import-export turnover recorded US$600 billion for the first time.

By Thai Binh/Ngoc Loan