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20 commodities with “US $ billion” export turnover in the first six months of 2018

10:30 | 04/07/2018

VCN- According to the General Statistics office of Vietnam, the balance of trade surplus in goods in the first 6 months of the year was US$ 2.71 billion, of which trade deficit of the domestic economic sector was US$ 12.94 billion and trade surplus of the foreign direct investment sector (including crude oil) was US$ 15.56 billion.  

20 commodities with us billion export turnover in the first six months of 2018 Export turnover of 10 major export commodity groups reached over US$ 74 billion
20 commodities with us billion export turnover in the first six months of 2018 The export turnover exceeds $US 200 billion
20 commodities with us billion export turnover in the first six months of 2018 Export turnover of 36 major commodities decreased
20 commodities with us billion export turnover in the first six months of 2018
Export turnover of electronic equipment and components still topped export turnover in the first half of the year. Photo: Internet

Export turnover of goods in the first six months of 2018 was expected at US$ 113.93 billion, increasing by 16% compared to the same period in 2017.   

In which, the turnover of the domestic economic sector reached US$ 33.07 billion, increasing by 19.9%; the foreign direct investment sector (including crude oil) reached US$ 80.86 billion, increasing by 14.5%. Excluding the price factor, export turnover in the first six months of the year increased by 15.2% over the same period in 2017.

The General Statistics office of Vietnam said that in the first six months of 2018, there were 20 commodities with turnovers of over US$ 1 billion, increasing by more than 1 commodity compared to the same period in 2017. These 20 commodities’ export turnover accounted for 85.6% of total export turnover of the country.

Export turnover of some major commodities continued to increase compared to the same period in 2017. Export turnover of commodities worth US$ billion was listed by The General Statistics office of Vietnam, of which phones and accessories still topped. In general, the export proportion of some major commodities belongs to the foreign direct investment sector

Specifically, export turnover of phones and accessories reached US$ 22.5% billion, increasing by 15.4%; Electronic products, computer and components of US$ 13.5 billion, increasing by 15.7%; Textiles and garments of US$ 13.4 billion, increasing by 13.8%; Machinery, equipment, tools and accessories of over US$ 7.8 billion, increasing by 30.6%; Footwear of US$ 7.8 billion, increasing by 10.6%; Means of transport and parts of US$ 4.1 billion, increasing by 20.5%; Wood and wooden products of US$ 4.1 billion, increasing by 12.4%.     

Although there was an increase in export volume of agricultural products, due to the decrease in average export price, thus the export turnover of these commodities declined compared to the same period in 2017, such as coffee reached US$ 2 billion, down 6%; rubber reached US$ 819 million, down 8.2%; pepper reached US$ 457 million, down 35.7%, despite the increase in export.

In the first six months of 2018, although the average export price increased 37.3%, crude oil continued to fall sharply in both volume (down 50.7%) and export turnover (reaching over US$ 1 billion, down 31.2%) compared to the same period in 2017.  

In the first half of the year, there were 20 commodities with an export turnover of more than US $ 1 billion, while there were 23 import commodities with the import turnover of "US$ billion".

Specifically, the General Statistics office of Vietnam said that import turnover in the first six months of 2018 was estimated at US$ 111.22 billion, up 10% compared to the same period in 2017.

20 commodities with us billion export turnover in the first six months of 2018 Export turnover of 36 major commodities decreased

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In the first six months of the year, there were 23 commodities with import turnover of over US$ 1 billion, accounting for 82% of the total import turnover. The import turnover of some goods for domestic production, processing and assembly increased compared to the same period in 2017, such as electronic products, computer and components reached US$ 19.7 billion, increasing by 14.3%; fabrics of US$ 6.4 billion, increasing by 17.1%; Iron and steel of US$ 5 billion, increasing by 8.3%; Petroleum products of US$ 4.6 billion, increasing by 38.8%.   

Hence, the balance of trade surplus in the first six months of 2018 was US$ 2.71 billion, of which trade deficit of the domestic economic sector was US$ 12.94 billion and trade surplus of the foreign direct investment sector (including crude oil) was US$ 15.56 billion.  

By H.Anh/ Ngoc Loan