Quang Ninh’s export earnings increase by 6.7% in first half

The northern province of Quang Ninh earned US$749 million from exports in the first half of 2017, 45.3 % of its yearly goal.

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According to the provincial Department of Planning and Investment, turnover was up 6.7% from a year ago. 

Notably, shipping 970,000 tonnes of coal raked in US$115.3 million, a year-on-year increase of 32%.

Other export goods that witnessed an increase included textiles, up 27.2 percent; wolfram, 27.3 percent, cement, 7.2%; candle, 9.7% and vegetable oil, 5.7%. 

Imports from local businesses during the period were valued at US$854.7 million, up 4.89% compared to the same period last year and representing 30.5 percent of the yearly plan. 

The locality also earned US$939 million, growing by 2.86% against the previous year, from temporary import and re-export activities.