20 export items join US$1 billion club  
16:08 | 26/09/2012

VGP – As of September 15, some 20 export staples made a turnover of over US$1 billion each, marking the joining of 4 more commodities compared with August, according to the Viet Nam Customs.    

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Noticeably, raw cassava and cassava products and cameras firstly joined the US$1 billion club.

Garments and textiles topped the list with over US$10.4 billion, up 6.7% against late August. The product was set to yield export revenues of US$15 billion for the whole year.

Telephones and spare parts ranked second with around US$8 billion; followed by crude oil about US$6 billion; and computers and electronic products over US$5 billion. 

Coal and steel products are expected to soon take part in the US$1 billion club as their export turnovers hit US$841 million and US$949, respectively in the first eight months./.

By Khanh Phuong

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