As a result, in the month, trade turnover was estimated at US$ 148.04 billion, up 13% against the same period last year. Exports hit US$ 74.09 billion, up 19% and imports stood at US$ 73.96 billion, up 7.5%.
In the first eight months of the year, the country made a trade surplus of US$ 134 million.
The FDI sector’s exports in the period were US$ 40.65 billion, showing a year-on-year increase of 40.4% and accounting for 54.9% of the total export value.
Meanwhile, its imports were US$ 38.57 billion, still up by 25.5% against the same period last year and or 52.2% of the total import value./.
By Kim Loan