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Preliminary assessment of Vietnam international merchandise trade performance in the second half of May, 2016

10:20 | 28/06/2016

VCN- The Vietnam Customs Statistics announced that in the second half (16-31/5/2016) of  May-2016, Vietnam’s total exports of  US dollars was 8.31 billion and imports of US dollars was 7.98 billion resulted in a trade surplus of US dollars 328 million. Accordingly, the total value of export and import turnover of Vietnam in the second half of May was US dollars 16.29 billion, boosted by 29.3% (equal to USD 3.69 billion) as compared to the first half of May-2016.

Vietnam‘s trade-in-goods from January to the second half of May of 2016 totaled US dollars 133.25 billion in value terms. It posted an upward of 2.2% (equivalent to USD 2.81 billion) from the same period of previous year.    In the view of Foreign Direct Invested (FDI) traders, the value of exportation and importation in the second half of May reached USD 10.27 billion, went up by 28.6% (equal to 2.29 USD billion) as compared to the first half of May-2016. From January to the second half of May of 2016, the total export and import value of FDI traders posted at USD 85.93 billion, up by 3.5% (equivalent to USD 2.94 billion) from the same period of a year earlier.    Export: When compared with the first half of May-2016, export of second half of May rose by 38.1%, mostly as a result of the upturns registered in following products: textiles and garments (up by USD 376 million); computer, electrical products, spare parts and component thereof (up by USD 231 million); telephone, mobile phone and part thereof (up by USD 181 million) …  

preliminary assessment of vietnam international merchandise trade performance in the second half of may 2016
 

Import:   In the second half of May 2016, total value of imports grew up by 21.2% in comparison to first half of May, mainly reflecting the upwards of machine, equipment, tools and instruments (up by USD 211 million); computer, electrical products, spare parts and component thereof (up by USD 191 million); petroleum products (up by USD 148 million);...  

preliminary assessment of vietnam international merchandise trade performance in the second half of may 2016