Two more localities reach tens of billions of dollars in exports


VCN – By the end of August, the country had eight localities that achieved an export turnover of US$10 billion or more, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Sketched by T.Bình
Sketched by T.Bình

Compared with last year’s period, the number of provinces and cities exporting “tens of billions of dollars” increased by two, namely Bac Giang and Hanoi.

Accordingly, Bac Giang ranked 7th with approximately US$14 billion, which increased sharply by 60.2% over the same period last year, equivalent to an increase of US$5.26 billion in turnover.

Meanwhile, Hanoi was in eighth place with US$11.36 billion, rising by 17% over the same period last year, equivalent to an increase of US$1.65 billion in turnover.

The top three positions remained unchanged; Ho Chi Minh City was leading, followed by Bac Ninh and Binh Duong. The turnover of the three leading localities is US$32.8 billion, US$30.1 billion and US$24.1 billion.

The remaining three positions are Thai Nguyen, Dong Nai and Hai Phong, with a turnover of US$22.2 billion, US$17.2 billion and US$15.8 billion, respectively.

All eight key export localities have had significant growth compared to last year’s period.

With US$167.56 billion, the above eight localities accounted for 66.33% of the country’s total export turnover in the first eight months of the year.

Regarding the general export activities of Vietnam, in the first eight months of the year, the total turnover reached nearly US$252.6 billion, increasing by 18.2%, equivalent to an increase of US$38.85 billion over the same period in 2021.

Accordingly, foreign direct investment (FDI) enterprises reached nearly US$185.44 billion, up 18.2% (equivalent to 28.55 billion USD) over the same period last year, accounting for 73.4% of the total export turnover of the country.

By Thái Bình/Thanh Thuy

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