September alone witnessed a total of 17 major local firms export approximately 16.63 million pieces overseas, representing a slight increase of 6.6% from August’s figure.
This rise marks the second consecutive month that medical mask exports has increased. Earlier, August saw local businesses export 15.64 million pieces, a rise of 24.8% compared to July.
Following the application of the export license regime in order to serve local efforts regarding COVID-19 prevention and control,
The export of medical masks has resumed normally since May 2020 following the application of the export license regime to support local COVID-19 prevention efforts.
Last year witnessed Vietnamese enterprises export over 1.37 billion medical masks of all types, in which the export volume of medical mask in June reached a peak of more than 236 million pieces.