Vietnam’s phone exports top $25.1 billion, up 14.2 percent in 1H
Mobile phones and spare parts register the biggest export value of 25.1 billion USD in the first half of 2021. Photo: VNA.
Despite pandemic, the Southeast Asian economy recorded 25 products with exports turnover of more than $1 billion in the first half of 2021, contributing 88.9 percent of the overall export value in the period.
Electronics, computers, and components became the second-largest earner with $23.7 billion, an increase of 22.1% year on year, while machinery, equipment, tools, and spare parts raked $17 billion, up 63.4%.
The exports of textile and garments brought the country $15.2 billion, up 14.9%, while footwear export reached $10.4 billion, up 27.8%.
In the reported period, the country's export turnover was estimated at $157.6 billion, up 28.4% over the same period of last year. The U.S. was Vietnam's largest export market with a turnover of $45.1 billion, up 43.3% from a year ago, according to the industry and trade ministry.
Vietnam's exports to China increased 25.1% to $24.6 billion. Exports to the EU market rose 17.4% to $19.3 billion and exports to the ASEAN market reached $13.8 billion, up 26.3%.