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Trade value posts double-digit growth in first half of March

VGP – Viet Nam's trade with the rest of the world reached US$30.55 billion in the first half of March, an increase of 12.7 percent against the second half of the previous month, official data shows.

Posts Kim Loan

March 25, 2022 7:26 PM GMT+7

The above figure raised the total trade volume from the beginning of this year to over US$140 billion, up 14.3 percent on year, the General Department of Customs reported Friday.

The foreign-invested sector accounted for nearly 70 percent of the trade volume, or US$97.45 billion, up 11.8 percent.

In the first half of March, export turnover of mobiles and spare parts grew by US$596 million (or 27.2%), furniture up by US$ 88 million, and crude oil up by US$ 61 million.

Meanwhile, import volume of computers, electronic products rose by US$ 568 million, machines and equipment up by US$ 282 million, fabrics up by US$ 228 million./.