Ten commodities post US$1 billion worth of export turnovers

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, export of main commodities grows by 14.1 percent in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the same period last year.

Textile and garment sector posts over US$1 billion in export revenue ( Photo: SGGO)

Total turnover of export  in the first quarter touched US$33.35 billion, 23 percent of 2014's plan. 

Among commodities, ten of them have revenue of over US$1 billion including mobile phones and spare parts, agricultural and aquatic products, textile and garment, and wood products.

Mobile phones and spare parts reached export turnover at US$5.42 billion, an increase of 22. 7 percent compared to same period last year.

Agricultural and fish export’s turnover were US$4.93 billion, an increase of 6.9 percent while textile and garment gained US$4.54 billion, 21.9 percent higher than the same period last year.

Exports of the footwear sector, wood products and machine, equipment stood at US$2.16 billion, US$1.44 billion and US$1.53 billion respectively.

The country expects to touch total export turnover at US$145.4 billion of 2014.

By T. Van - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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