The Hanoitimes - Challenges to US$108bln export earnings target
Of the total, the export turnover of local businesses rose by 4.6 percent and 10 percent, respectively.
These modest figures show a fall in sale by businesses in the capital due to shrinking markets overseas such as the EU, Japan and the US .
In the first four months of this year, Hanoi ’s export turnover reached US$2.86 billion, a year on year increase of 2.3 percent, of which the value of exports from local businesses rose by 3 percent.
The increase can be seen on exports such as garments at 5.2 percent and computer components and peripheral devices 29.2 percent.