HCMC enjoys trade surplus in ten months

(VOV) - Ho Chi Minh City’s total import-export turnover in the past ten months is estimated at US$43.36 billion, according to the Municipal Department of Customs.

Of the total figure, 10-month export earnings hit US$21.76 billion, leading to a trade surplus of US$160 million. 

The export value of shipments in October alone accounted for US$2.2 billion.

Among export commodities seeing their highest growth were computers, electronic products and components (up 17%) and textiles (1.6%).

Ho Chi Minh City’s imports hit US$2.3 billion in October, rising 7.8% over the previous month and 15% compared to a year earlier.