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Vietnam reports $1.64 billion trade surplus in Q1: customs data

Vietnam reports $1.64 billion trade surplus in Q1: customs data

Thursday, April 07, 2022, 15:50 GMT+7
Vietnam reports $1.64 billion trade surplus in Q1: customs data
Labourers work at TAL garment factory in Vinh Phuc province, Vietnam May 23, 2017. Picture taken May 23, 2017. Photo: Reuters

Vietnam reported a trade surplus of $1.64 billion in the first quarter this year, government customs data released on Thursday showed. 

Exports in the January-March period rose 13.4 percent from a year earlier to $89.10 billion, while imports were up 15.2 percent at $87.46 billion, the Customs Department said in a report. 

In March, the country's exports rose 48.2 percent from February to $34.71 billion, while imports increased 28.7 percent to $32.66 billion, the department said.



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