The Vietnamese economy has seen good signs over the first four months, especially with a much smaller trade deficit, the General Office of Statistics said.
According to the agency, the total export turnover in the first four months reached US$33.4billion, a good hike against the same time last year.
The foreign investment sector took the lead in terms of both export value and growth rate in comparison to the State sector and private sector.
So far, 10 export lines had a turnover of more US$1billion, up by 4 items from the same time last year.
So far, there were as many as 12 foreign markets that imported Vietnamese products with a value of more than US$500,000 in first three months, including four markets with an import turnover of over US$1billion, namely the USA, Japan, China and South Korea.
The General Office of Statistics also unveiled that Vietnam’s imports stood at US$33.6billion over the past four months, a sharp fall year on year.
Translated by Thu Nguyen