Trade surplus recorded in nine months

VGP – The nation enjoyed a trade surplus in the past nine months of this year, with export reaping over US$96.27 billion and import earning US$96.26 billion, according to the Viet Nam Customs.

The figures are against the General Statistics Office’s forecast on a trade deficit of US$124 million.

In the last fifteen days of September, Viet Nam’s export reached US$6.25 billion and import, US$5.98 billion.

Phones and spare part ranked first, earning US$1.35 billion, followed by garment (US$870.58 million), computers and electronics (US$496.15 million).

During the period, Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) businesses earned US$4.12 billion from exports and spent US$3.61 billion on imports.

In the nine-month time, FDI businesses made an export value of US$58.69 billion and an import of US$54.84 billion.

By Thuy Dung

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