Twenty-five exports listed in 'one-billion-USD' club

Viet Nam’s “one-billion USD” club, which comprises exports with turnover of more than 1 billion USD, saw the presence of 25 commodities in the first half of 2021, with their combined export earnings accounting for 88.9 percent of the country’s total.
Twenty-five exports listed in “one-billion-USD” club
Mobile phones and spare parts register the biggest export value of 25.1 billion USD in the first half of 2021. (Photo: VNA)

According to the Ministry of Industry and Trade, Viet Nam raked in 157.63 billion USD from exports in the reviewed period, a year-on-year surge of 28.4 percent.

Mobile phones and spare parts registered the biggest value of 25.1 billion USD, accounting for 15.9 percent of the total, and up 14.2 percent year-on-year.

They were followed by electronic products, computers and components with 23.7 billion USD; machinery, equipment and tools (17 billion USD); garment and textiles (15.2 billion USD); footwear (10.4 billion USD); and wood and wooden products (8.1 billion USD).

In the January-June period, the US was Viet Nam’s biggest importer with 45.1 billion USD, up 43.3 percent from the same period last year.

It was followed by China (24.6 billion USD), the EU (19.3 billion USD), ASEAN (13.8 billion USD), the Republic of Korea (10.5 billion USD) and Japan (9.9 billion USD).

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(Source: VNA)