Vietnam’s import-export turnover hits $264bln in first seven months

According to the Vietnam Customs, import- export revenue in the first seven months of this year reached $264.3 billion, a year-on-year rise of 12.7 percent.

In July alone, export turnover hit $39.3 billion, up 1.1 percent from June. Specifically, value of export was estimated to reach $19.5 billion, a decrease of 1.7 percent against the month before while import value was $19.8 billion, an increase of 4 percent compared to June.
In the first seven months, export and import values were estimated to be $133.7 billion and $130 billion respectively, posting a year-on-year hike of 15 percent and 10 percent respectively.
Generally, the country’s trade deficit in July was $300 million while trade surplus was $3.1 billion.

By CHE HAN - Translated by UYEN PHUONG

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