Exports expands nearly 30 percent in first half of 2021

Kim Anh Thursday | 06/24/2021 17:11

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Vietnam’s total export turnover was estimated at $143.36 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 29.67 percent, according to the Vietnam Customs.

Meanwhile, country’s total import volume was worth $145.32 billion, or year-on-year increase of 36 percent

With the above figures, Vietnam ran a trade deficit of $1.96 billion in the first half of this year, mainly attributed to rising import of raw materials for production of spare parts, garments and textiles.

Last year, exports and imports exports rose by 6.5% to $281.5 billion and by 3.6% to $262.4 billion, respectively.

Source: VGP

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