Dong Nai reaches US$2 bil in trade plus

The Department of Planning and Investment in the southern province of Dong Nai yesterday said that the province enjoyed largest trade surplus of over US$2 billion so far.

Of the amount of US$2 billion, export in 11 months reached US$13.9 billion, up 8 percent compare to the same period last year while import earned US$11.9 billion, 2 percent higher than same period last year. Shoes, textile and garment, coffee, wooden products and fishery products brought high export turnover for the province.

Additionally, the province attracted foreign direct investment (FDI) totaling estimated US$1.83 billion, achieving 183 percent of the set yearly target. FDI flows into the province mainly from South Korea, Japan, Thailand and Taiwan ( China).

Dong Nai is one of the four cities and provinces producing the highest trade surplus in the country.

By Duc Trung - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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