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Major export commodity groups in the third quarter of 2017

09:11 | 21/10/2017

VCN- According to the General Department of Vietnam Customs (GDVC), export turnover of some commodity groups sharply increased in the first 9 months of 2017, in which mobile phones and spare parts increased 23.6%, equivalent to over US$ 6 billion compared to the previous month; Computer, electronics and parts increased 41.4%, equivalent to US$ 5.42 billion; Machinery, equipment, tools and accessories increased 29.7%, equivalent to US$ 2.13 billion.

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Export turnover of the top 10 commodity groups in the first 9 months of 2016 and 2017.

Mobile phones and spare parts: Export turnover in September 2017 continued to sharply increase with a value of US$ 4.85 billion, up 17.6% compared to the previous month. Thereby, bring the export turnover of this commodity group in the first 9 months of 2017 to US$ 31.54 billion, an increase of 23.6% compared to the same previous in 2016.

The major markets importing mobile phones and spare parts from Vietnam in the first 9 months of 2017 were: the EU: US$ 9.14 billion, an increase of 14.2%, accounting for nearly 29% of total export value of this commodity group in the country; UAE: US$ 3.04 billion, a decrease of 4.2%; the US: US$ 2.89 billion, a decrease of 7.4% compared to the same period in 2016.

Garments and Textiles: The export turnover of garments and textiles in September 2017 reached US $2.38 billion, a decrease of 11.2% compared to the previous month. Accordingly, the export turnover of this commodity group in the first 9 months of 2017 reached US $19.21 billion, an increase of 8.4% compared to the same period in 2016.

The export turnover of Garments and Textiles to the US reached US$ 9.25 billion, an increase of 7.5%; Japan reached US$ 2.25 billion, an increase of 5.3%; the South Korea US$ 1.91 billion, an increase of 11.8% compared to the same period in 2016.

Computer, electronics and parts: the export turnover of this commodity group in September 2017 reached US $2.41 billion, a decrease of 0.4% compared to the previous month. Accordingly, the export turnover of this commodity group in the first 9 months of 2017 reached US$ 18.54 billion, a sharp increase of 41.4% compared to the same period in 2016.

The major markets importing Computer, electronics and parts from Vietnam in September 2017 were: China: USD 4.67 billion, a sharp increase of 86.7%; the EU: US$ 3.35 billion, an increase of 24.3%, the US US$ 2.41 billion, an increase of 12.5% compared to the same period in 2016.

Footwear: The export turnover in September 2017 reached US$ 1.04 billion, a sharp decrease of 17.8% compared to the previous month. Thereby, bring export turnover of this commodity group in the first 9 months of 2017 to US$ 10.64 billion compared to the same period in 2016.

In the first 9 months of 2017, footwear was mainly exported to markets such as the US reaching US$ 3.76 billion, an increase of 13.7%, the EU (28 countries) reaching US$ 3.33 billion, an increase of 10.8%, China reaching US$ 824 million, an increase of 30.1% compared to the same period in 2016.

Machinery, equipment, tools and accessories: the export turnover of this commodity group in September reached US $ 1.08 billion, a decrease of 13.2% compared to the same period in 2016. Thereby, bringing the export turnover in the first 9 months to US$ 9.31 billion, an increase of 29.7% compared to the same period in 2016.

Fishery products: the export turnover in September reached US$ 787 million, a decrease of 6.5% compared to the previous month. Until the end of September 2017, export turnover of Vietnam’s fishery products was US$ 5.99 billion, an increase of 19.8% compared to the same period in 2016.

The major markets importing fishery products from Vietnam in the first 9 months of 2017 were; the US: US$ 1.05 billion, a slight decrease of 0.5%; Japan: US$ 946 million, an increase of 24.6%, China: US$ 783 million, an increase of 65.8% compared to the same period in 2016.

Wood and wooden products: the export turnover of this commodity group in September 2017 reached US$ 641 million, a decrease of 2.4% compared to the previous month, bringing the export turnover of this commodity group in the first 9 months of 2017 was USD 5.54 billion, an increase of 11.3% to the same period in 2016.

The major market importing wood and wooden products from Vietnam in the first 9 months of 2017 included: the US: US$ 2.36 billion, an increase of 18.8%, China: US$ 783 million, an increase of 9.1%; Japan: US$ 765 million, an increase of 4.9% compared to the same period in 2016.

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Mean of transport and parts: The export turnover of this commodity group in September 2017 reached US$ 528 million, a decrease of 7.7% compared to the previous month. Thereby, bringing export turnover of this commodity group in the first 9 months of 2017 to US$ 5.1 billion, an increase of 16% compared to the same period in 2016.

The major markets importing mean of transport and parts from Vietnam in the first 9 months of 2017 included: Japan: US$ 1.56 billion, an increase of 13.2%, the US: US$ 865 million, an increase of 52%, Thailand: US$ 245 million, an increase of 2.1% compared to the same period in 2016.

Fibers and yarns: The export volume of this commodity group in September 2017 reached 123,000 tons valued at US$ 321 million, decreasing 1.1% in volume and 3.5% in value compared to the previous month. Thereby, bringing export turnover of this commodity group in the first 9 months 2017 to 991,000 tons valued at US$ 2.63 billion, increasing 15.7% in volume and 23.7% in value compared to the same period in 2016.

The markets importing fibers and yarns from Vietnam in the first 9 months of 2017 were: China: 1.48 billion VND, an increase of 26%, the South Korea: US$ 241 million, an increase of 24.2%, Turkey: US $ 116 million, a decrease of 10.5% compared to the same period in 2016.

Fruits and vegetables: The export turnover of this commodity in September reached US$ 280 million, a decreased of 13.1% compared to the previous month. In the first 9 months of 2017, the export turnover reached US$ 2.63% billion, an increase of 43.4% compared to the same period in 2016.

The markets importing fruits and vegetables from Vietnam in the first 6 months of 2017 included: China: US $ 2 billion, sharply increasing of 53.1% compared to the same period in 2016, Japan: US$ 93 million, an increase of 66.1%; The US: US$ 76 million, an increase of 27.6% compared to the same period in 2016.

By Ha Nhi/Ngoc Loan