Vietnam had a trade deficit of $2.04 billion in February. Photo: Internet
Vietnam raked in $13.11 billion from shipping goods overseas in February, down 8.6% from a month earlier, bringing the country’s exports to $27.43 billion in the first two months of this year, up 15.8% year-on-year.
The Southeast Asian country spent $13.11 billion on importing goods in February, down 8.6% month-on-month. Its import turnover increased 23.3% year-on-year to $28.23 billion in the January-February period.
Foreign-invested enterprises reported a trade surplus
of $178 million last month, leading to a surplus of $2.51 billion in the two-month period.
Their export turnover accounted for 70.2% of Vietnam’s total and their import value accounted for 59.3% of the country’s total imports.