Vietnamese phone and computer exports hit over US$21 billion

VOV.VN - The nation’s export of phones and computers raked in US$21.5 billion between the beginning of the year and mid-March, according to the latest statistics released by the General Department of Customs.

The export of phones and components reached US$11.13 billion, making it the country’s largest biggest export item, although this figure represents a drop of roughly US$600 million, equivalent to 5%, over the same period last year.

Exports of computers, electronic products and components earned US$10.2 billion during the reviewed period, showing an increase of US$800 million, or more than 8% from 2021.

The major export markets for Vietnamese electronic products include the United States, China, the Republic of Korea, and the EU.

Since the beginning of the year to March 15, the nation’s total export turnover hit US$69.78 billion, an annual rise of 12.2%.

Last year despite enduring the negative influence of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country was still able to earn US$110 billion from exporting phones and computers.

Most notably, the export turnover of phones and components last year hit a record of approximately US$58 billion, up 12.4% over 2020, with leading export markets during this period including China and the US.