Export becomes economic bright point
13:59 | 12/09/2019

VGP – Total export turnover reached nearly US$ 25.9 billion in August, the highest level since the beginning of 2019, the General Department of Viet Nam Customs reported. 

Total export turnover in the second half of August touched US$ 14 billion, up 16.4% against the second half of the month, bringing total figure to US$ 25.9 billion, representing a month-on-month growth of nearly 12.6%. 

In the first eight months of 2019, overseas shipment of Vietnamese goods earned US$ 171.3 billion, representing a year-on-year growthof 8.1%. 

On the other hand, import turnover hit US$ 11.6 billion in the second half of August, up 8% against the first half. 

The General Department reported that the trade surplus hit US$ 3.43 billion in August. Viet Nam ran a trade surplus of US$ 5.37 billion in the first eight months of 2019./. 

By Kim Loan

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