Import-export activities grow in the first 5 months of 2017

Wednesday, Jun 14 2017, 15:20
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QTV - In the first five months of 2017, export and import activities in Quang Ninh province have seen a considerable growth. 

Busy import export activities at Bac Phong Sinh Border Gate
Busy import export activities at Bac Phong Sinh Border Gate

Specifically, the amount of coal exports increased compared to the same period last year, with over 565,000 tons exported, earning 83.5 million USD. Other items also saw a growth like textile fibers up by 15.6%, incense, pine oil by 4.1%, cement by 28%, wolfram by 81.2%, candles by 2.6%, vegetables oil by 51.6%....Thanks to an increase in sales of key items, export turnover in 5 months was estimated at 563.1 million USD, achieving 34.1% of the plan and up 6.6% over the same period. In May alone, export turnover reached 133.6 million USD. Import turnover in the first 5 months also increased by 2.1% over the same period with an estimate of 613.5 million USD. 
Translated by Quynh Trang

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