Export turnover jumps 5.9% in Feb.
14:23 | 28/02/2019

VGP – Export turnover was estimated at US$ 36.68 billion in the first two months of 2019, representing a year-on-year growth of 5.9%, the General Statistics Office (GSO) reported. 

 

The GSO said that the domestic sector shipped US$ 10.72 billion of goods abroad, up 99%. The FDI sector earned US$ 25.96 billion of export revenue (accounting for 70.8% of total export turnover), up 4.3% against the same period last year. 

Export turnovers of key commodities included mobiles and spare parts with US$ 6.8 billion (down 7.3%); garments and textiles with US$ 4.9 billion (up 19%); electronics and spare parts with US$ 4.2 billion (up 1.9%); footwear with US$ 2.7 billion (up 18.4%); machines and spare parts with US$ 2.6 billion; transport vehicles with US$ 1.4 billion; furniture with US$ 1.4 billion. 

In the reviewed period, the U.S. was the largest importer of made-in-Viet Nam products with US$ 8.1 billion, up 34.4% against the same period last year. 

The EU ranked second by importing US$ 6.3 billion of goods, up 1.2%. 

China and ASEAN followed with US$ 5.1 billion and US$ 3.8 billion./.

By Khanh Phuong  

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