Vietnam’s total import-export value in the first half of February reaches USD19.23 billion. (Photo:

According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs, Vietnam’s value of export goods was USD9.6 billion, up 30.4%, equivalent to an increase of USD2.24 billion compared to the second half of January. From the beginning of the year to February 15th, the country’s total export value reached USD27.86 billion, a year-on-year increase of 5.4%, or USD1.42 billion.

Of which, seafood export value reached USD711 million; vegetables and fruits, nearly USD 400 million; rice, USD303 million; cement and clinker, USD148 million; bags, suitcases and umbrellas, USD404 million; textiles and garment, USD3.43 million; footwear, USD2.050 billion; computers, electronic products and components, nearly USD4 billion; telephones and components, USD4,904 billion; and machinery, equipment, tools and other spare parts, USD2,271 billion.

Meanwhile, import value reached USD9.63 billion, an increase of 33.7%, or USD2.43 billion compared to the second half of January. By the end of February 15th, the country’s total value of import goods reached USD28.27 billion, up 1.3%, or an increase of USD349 million.

From the beginning of the year to February 15th, the country imported over 4.9 million tons of coal with USD368 million; 1,326 million tons of crude oil with USD671 million; nearly 1.1 million tons of petroleum with USD647 million; fabrics with USD1.267 billion; textile and garment materials and footwear with USD557 million; steel and iron with USD901 million; computers, electronic products and components of USD6.55 billion; phones and components with USD1.6 billion; other machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts with USD4.12 billion; and automobiles with USD212 million./.

Compiled by BTA