VCN- The Vietnam Customs Statistics reported that in the second half of July-2016, the total value of Vietnam’s exports of US dollars 7.7 billion and imports of US dollars 7.06 billion resulted in a trade surplus of US dollars 638 million.
Accordingly, the total value of export and import turnover of Vietnam in the second half of July was US dollars 14.76 billion, up by 1.7% as compared to the first half of July-2016 (equivalent to USD 247 million) . Furthermore, in the 7 months (January-July) of 2016, Vietnam was in trade surplus of over USD 2.25 billion.
Vietnam‘s trade-in-goods in 7 months of 2016 totaled US dollars 191.73 billion in value terms, expanded by 2% as compared to the performance of same period last year. In which, the total merchandise exports valued US dollars 96.99 billion, moved up by 5.4% and the total merchandise imports valued US dollars 94.74 billion, went down by 1.2%.
In the view of Foreign Direct Invested (FDI) traders, the total value of exportation and importation in the first 7 months of 2016 was USD 123.14, up by 3.5% (equivalent to USD 4.14 billion) in comparison to the same time of 2015.
As compared to the first half of July-2016, second half of the month increase in the total export value (6.7% - USD 486 million equally) is reflected by upturn in telephone, mobile phone and part thereof (up by USD 286 million); computer, electrical products, spare-parts and component thereof (up by USD 83 million); irons and steels (up by USD 51 million); fishery products (up by USD 48 million); textiles and garments (up by USD 88 million)…
It was also showed by Vietnam Customs Statistics that export value of some commodities shrunk in the second half of July, which included: textile and garment (down by USD 43 million); crude oil (down by USD 34 million); fruits and vegetables (down by USD 29 million); foot-wear (down by USD 29 million)…
Source: Vietnam Customs