Export turnover of commodities achieve US$15.6 billion in Nov

Export turnover of commodities in November is estimated to achieve US$15.6 billion, up 1.3 percent compared to October, said the General Statistic Office (GSO).

Generally, in 11 months of the year, total export turnover was estimated to reach US$159.5 billion, 7.5 percent higher than that in the same period last year.

Of the amount, domestic economic sector reached US$45.4 billion and foreign-invested sector achieved US$114.1 billion.

Import turnover in 11 months was US$156.6 billion, an increase of 3.5 percent compared to same period last year.

Of the amount of US$156.6 billion, domestic businesses posted US$63.8 billion while imports of businesses with foreign direct investment strongly rose to nearly US$92.8 billion.

Vietnam ran a US$400 million trade deficit and thus posted a trade surplus of US$2.84 million in 11 months.

As per GSO, Galaxy Note 7 incident did not much affect on Vietnam’s export turnover and telephone and electrical accessories.

By Dang Tuan - Translated by Uyen Phuong

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