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VCN – As of March 15, Vietnam’s total trade in goods saw a year-on-year decrease of 13% to US$ 122.94 billion, the General Department of Vietnam Customs reported.
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Import and export structure from the beginning of the year to March 15. Chart: T.Binh.
In the first half of March, total import and export turnover fell by 11% year-on-year to US$ 27.15 billion.
Export turnover decreases by 13% to US$13.33 billion compared with the previous year. In the first half of March, four items had an export turnover of US$ 1 billion.
Topping the list of items are electronic products and components at US$2.22 billion, mobile phones and components at US$1.75 billion, other machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts at US$1.57 billion, and textiles at US$1.23 billion.
Import turnover in the first half of March dropped by 9% to US$13.82 billion compared with a year ago. Two items with import turnover of over US$1 billion include computers, electronic products and components at US$3.23 billion; machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts at US$1.71 billion.
As of March 15, the country’s import and export turnover recorded US$ 123 billion, including export turnover at US$ 63 billion and import turnover at US$ 3 billion. The country’s had a trade surplus of US$ 3 billion.
By Thai Binh/Ngoc Loan