Mobiles and spare parts lead US$ billion export club
VGP – Mobiles and spare parts led the group of seven hard currency earners making a US$ 1 billion turnover in the Jan-Feb period, the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) reported.
In the reviewed time, the county raked in US$ 36.92 billion for export turnover, representing a year-on-year growth of 2.4%, in which processing industry earned US$ 31.39 billion, accounting for 85.01% of total export turnover.
Noticeably, all seven exports with over US$ 1 billion each are belong to the processing industry.
Specifically, overseas shipment of mobiles and spare parts valued US$ 6.89 billion, up 2.3% against the same period last year.
Export turnover of computers and electronic spare parts contributed US$ 5.36 billion, representing a year-on-year growth of 26.7%.
Garments and textiles earned US$ 4.52 billion of export turnover; followed by footwear with US$ 2.7 billion; machines and spare parts with US$ 2.98 billion; furniture with US$ 1.48 billion; and transport vehicles and spare parts with US$ 1.4 billion.
Especially, export growth rate of the domestic sector was a bright point with 6% in comparison with the rate of 0.9% recorded by the FDI sector./.
By Khanh Phuong