|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.