VOV.VN - The opening five months of the year has seen the United States become the nation’s leading export market, with export turnover of US$24.6 billion, representing an annual increase of 8.2%.
VOV.VN -The total export value of forestry products enjoyed an annual increase of 18 per cent to US$7.08 billion during the first eight months of the year, accounting for 26.6 per cent of export proportions.
Bananas have become a new key export item in Vietnam’s agricultural sector.
Vietnam spent 1.1 billion USD importing mobile phones and spare parts in May, up 36.2 percent from the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
Export revenue in October topped US$20.8 billion, a drop of 1.5% from the previous month, but increasing 2.3% compared to the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
VOV.VN -According to the statistics from the General Department of Customs, Vietnam imported nearly 27,000 tonnes of meat and meat products worth US$38.68 million in June, a decline of 9.5% in volume and 9.2% in value compared to May.
China is projected to become Vietnam’s leading seafood importer from this year’s second quarter with growth of 37%, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Tran Thanh Nam.
Vietnam has witnessed continued growth in its trade deficit with the Republic of Korea (RoK), due to the latter boosting its investment and exports to the former in a bid to cash in on tax cuts under trade pacts.
Vietnam raked in US$138.8 million from exporting nearly 36,000 tonnes of pepper in the first two months of 2018, posting a year-on-year increase of 127% in volume and 23.7% in turnover.
VOV.VN -According to statistics of the General Department of Customs, 33 groups of import goods in 2017 had an import value of more than US$1 billion each, accounting for 88.7% of the country’s total import turnover.
Vietnam recorded a trade surplus of US$2.76 billion in the first 11 months of the year, or 1.4% of total export turnover, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
The US has been a leading importer of food and agricultural products from Vietnam and the export growth is forecast to reach 11% this year, heard a seminar in Ho Chi Minh City on December 7.
The southern province of Dong Nai enjoyed a trade surplus of US$1.7 billion in the January-October period, according to the provincial statistic office.
Vietnam is looking to export frozen raw shrimps to Australia as the country has a great demand of this kind of product, said Deputy Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development Vu Van Tam.
Vietnam took the lead in importing clothes from the Republic of Korea (RoK) in 2015 with value at US$382 million, an increase of 132.5% compared with five years ago.
Ho Chi Minh City’s import-export turnover in the first three months of 2016 enjoyed a slight climb compared with the same period last year.
Vietnam's export of electronics, computers and components saw a sharp year-on-year increase of 57.8%, hitting US$8.7 billion in the first seven months of this year.
There remains untapped potential for Vietnamese plastic exporters in Turkey due to the high demand for plastic materials needed by a wide range of sectors.
The total import turnover of Completely Built-Up (CBU) automobiles in Vietnam this year reached US$1.446 billion, which nearly matched the record level of US$1.5 billion.
(VOV) -Mobile phone handsets topped the list of 10 leading Vietnamese exports to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in 2013, earning US$3.42 billion, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.