Vietnam records trade surplus of US$2.76 billion

Tuesday, 2021-02-23 11:55:51
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NDO - Vietnam exported US$9.94 billion worth of goods in the first half of February, up 2.5% over the same period of 2020, data released by the General Department of Customs showed.

The period saw four groups of exports with revenue of US$1 billion and above, namely mobile phones, computers and computer parts, machinery and equipment, and garment products.

Vietnam’s exports were estimated at US$38.46 billion from the start of 2021 until February 15, a sharp increase of 36.9% compared with the same period of 2020.

On the import side, Vietnam purchased US$9.24 billion worth of foreign goods, down about US$500 million, with computers and mobile phones and machinery and equipment each worth over US$1 billion.

As of February 15, Vietnam has imported a total of US$35.7 billion worth of goods, up 25.3%, meaning the country registered a trade surplus of US$2.76 billion.