|A customer shops for smartphones in Ha Noi. VNS Photo Truong Vi|
It is estimated that total import-export value in the first three months reached US$89.36 billion, an increase of 17.5 percent compared to same period last year. Of the amount of $89.36 billion, goods export totaled $43.73 billion, accounting for 12.8 percent and goods import totaled $45.63 accounting for 22.4 percent.
Textile and garment exports in March reached $2.1 billion, a surge of 51.4 percent compared to previous month, bringing the sector’s export revenue in the first three months to 45.63 billion, an increase of 10.2 percent compared to same period last year.