Telephones and spare parts lead export revenue
15:23 | 11/03/2019

VGP – In the first two months of 2019, overseas shipment of telephones and spare parts was estimated at US$ 6.79 billion, making it the largest hard currency earner, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).

 Source: The Ministry of Industry and Trade

The MoIT reported that in the January-February period, eight commodities joined the US$ 1 billion export club. Most of them belonged to the processing industry. 

Telephones and spare parts led the group with US$ 6.79 billion; followed by garments and textiles with US$ 4.89 billion; computers and spare parts with US$ 4.16 billion. 

Overseas shipment of footwear ranked  fourth with US$ 2.67 billion. Machines and spare parts brought home US$ 2.63 billion of export revenue. 

Transport vehicles and spare part export earned US$ 1.4 billion of export revenue. Furniture export recorded US$ 1.38 billion of export turnover. 

In the first two months, agricultural export revenue was estimated at US$ 3.41 billion, representing a year-on-year decrease of 11.8%. Noticeably, seafood export earned US$ 1.09 billion of export revenue./. 

By Kim Loan  

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