Vietnam posted a trade surplus of $1.36 billion in the first three months of this year. (Photo: Internet)
The country raked in $38.77 billion from export in the three-month period, up 6.6% year-on-year, while spending $37.4 billion on imports, down 4%.
Exports of foreign-invested enterprises increased 10.8% year-on-year to $27.28 billion in the period, accounting for 70.4% of the country’s total figure. Their imports declined 4.5% to $22.49 billion.
Foreign firms enjoyed a trade surplus of $4.8 billion between January and March while domestic ones posted a trade gap of $3.43 billion.