Vietnam Customs Statistics announced that in the first half (01-15/3/2019) of March-2019 , Vietnam’s total exports of US dollars 10.95 billion and imports of US
dollars 10.34 billion resulted in a trade surplus of nearly US dollars 0.61 billion.
Accordingly, the total value of export and import turnover of Vietnam in the
first half of March was US dollars 21.3 billion, went up by 18.6% as compared
to the second half of February-2019.
trade-in-goods from January to the first half of March of 2019 totaled US
dollars 93.6 billion in value terms. It posted a growth of 6.3% (equivalent to
USD 5.55 billion) from the same period of previous year. In which, the total merchandise
exports value was up 5.4% to nearly US dollars 47.05 billion and the total
merchandise imports value was up 7.3%, to US dollars 46.55 billion.
the view of FDI traders, the value of exportation and
importation in the first half of March reached USD 13.84 billion, up by 16.6%
as compared to the second half of February 2019. Therefore, from January to March
15th of 2019, the total value of FDI merchandise trade went up 3.6%
to US dollar 59.98 billion.
compared with the second half of February-2019, export of first half of March increased by 13.6%, mostly
as a result of the climb-up registered in telephone, mobile phone and part
thereof (up by 15.7% - USD 363 million); textiles and garments
(up by 27.2% - USD 269 million); computer electrical products and part thereofs
(up by 17.3% - USD 198 million); wood and wooden products (up by 39.2% - USD 123
Chart 1: Top 10 main exported commodities
of Vietnam from Jan. to March 15th 2019 as compared to the same
period of 2018.
the first half of March 2016, import increased by 24.5% when compared with the
second half of February, mainly reflecting the evolution of computer, electrical
products, spare-parts and components thereof (up by 23.4% - USD 414 million); machine,
equipment, tools and instruments (up by 21.8% - USD 258 million); fabrics (up by 77.7% - USD 210 million); irons
and steels (up by 62.5% - USD 180 million); plastics products (up by 39.7% -
USD 78 million)…
Chart 2: Top 10 main imported
commodities of Vietnam from Jan. to March 15th 2019 as compared to
the same period of 2018.