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Major imported commodity groups in January of 2018

11:51 | 27/02/2018

VCN- According to the statistics of the General Department of Vietnam Customs, there are 4 commodity groups with a turnover of over US$ 1 billion, accounting for 46.1% of total import turnover of the country.  

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10 commodity groups with the largest import turnover in January 2018 compared to the same period in 2017.

Computers, electronic products and components: Import turnover in January 2018 reached US$ 3.7 billion, a slight decrease compared to the previous month and an increase of 70% compared to the same period in 2017.

Import turnover of this commodity group from South Korea with a turnover of US$ 1.59 billion, increasing by 110%; from China with turnover of US$ 643 million, increasing by 39.%; from Japan US$ 352 million, increasing by 122% compared to the same period in 2017.

Machinery, equipment, tools and other spare parts: Import turnover of this commodity group in January 2018 reached US$ 2.92 billion, decreasing by 0.8% compared to the previous month and increasing by 30.6% compared to the same period in 2017.

Machinery, equipment, tools and other spare parts were mainly imported from China with a turnover of US$ 1.06 billion, increasing by 24.7%; from South Korea with a turnover of US$ 577 million, increasing by 9.2%; from Japan with a turnover of US$ 363 million, increasing by 51.2% compared to the same period in 2017.

Telephones and accessories: Import turnover of this commodity group in January reached US$ 1.58 billion, decreasing by 15.3% compared to the previous month and increasing 89.2% compared to the same period in 2017.

Telephones and accessories were mainly imported from China with a turnover of US$ 1.02 billion, increasing by 106.2%; from South Korea with a turnover of US $ 483 million, increasing by 93.1%; from Thailand with a turnover of US$ 29 million, increasing by 202% compared to the same period in 2017.

Fabrics: Import turnover of this commodity group reached US$ 1.04 billion, up 2% over the previous month and up 58.7% over the same period in 2017.

Import turnover of fabrics from China reached US$ 587 million, increasing by 57.3%; from South Korea reached US$ 195 million, increasing by 59.1%; from Taiwan reached US$ 120 million, increasing by 43.4% compared to the same period in 2017.

Iron and steel: The import turnover of iron and steel reached 1.16 million tons, with a value of US$ 809 million, up 5.1% in volume and up 7.6% in value compared to the previous month, decreasing by 3.9% compared to the same period in 2017 in volume and but increasing by 24% in value.

Of which, Iron and steel imported from China reached US$ 304 million; from South Korea reached US$ 139 million; from Japan reached US$ 130 million, increasing by 71.9% compared to the same period in 2017.

Petroleum products: Import turnover in January reached 1.29 million tons, with a value of US$ 791 million, up 3% in volume and up 4.5% in value compared to the previous month. Increasing by 48.8% in volume and increasing 59% in value.

Petroleum products were imported from Malaysia with a turnover of US$ 261 million, increasing by 216.7%; from China with a turnover of US$ 213 million, increasing by 22.3%; from Thailand with a turnover of US$ 122 million, increasing by 120% compared to the same period in 2017.

Plastics: Import turnover of this commodity reached 496 thousand, with a value of US$ 757 million, increasing by 16.1% in volume and 14.5% in value compared to the same period in 2017.

Of which, plastics were mainly imported from South Korea with a turnover of US$ 148 million, increasing by 51.9%; from UAE with a turnover of US$ 133 million, increasing by 114.5%; from Taiwan with turnover of US$ 100 million, increasing by 50.6% compared to the same period in 2017.

Other metals: Import turnover of this commodity reached 128 thousand tons, with a value of US$ 510 million, down 0.3% in volume and up 1.9% in value compared to the previous month, increasing by 5.8% in volume and 37.5% in value.

Other metals were imported from South Korea with import turnover of US$ 81 million, up 28.2%; from China with import turnover of US$ 59 million, down 32.4%; from Australia with a turnover of US$ 42 million, up 101.8% compared to the same period in 2017.

Materials for textiles, garments, leather and footwear: Import turnover reached US$ 437 million, up 5.1% compared to the previous month and up 36.7 % compared to the same period in 2017. Of which, import turnover from China reached US$ 176 million, increasing by 27.8 %; from South Korea reached US$ 63 million, up 28% compared to the same period in 2017.

By Ha Nhi/Ngoc Loan