HCMC – Vietnam reported solely US$23.9 billion in overseas commerce within the first half of Might, down 10.8% from the second half of April, official information confirmed.
Exports plunged 21.3% from the second half of April to US$11.5 billion, which is US$988 million decrease than import spending.
The falling export worth was attributed to important declines in key product teams, equivalent to computer systems, cell phones, electronics and parts, iron and metal, and attire.
Nonetheless, Vietnam loved a commerce surplus of some US$6.6 billion within the 12 months by means of Might 15, although complete commerce plummeted 15.4% year-on-year to US$230.6 billion. Overseas-invested firms contributed US$160.3 billion to the full, down 15.1% year-on-year.
Throughout the interval, Vietnam’s items shipments overseas totaled US$118.6 billion, down 12.8% from the year-ago interval, and over US$112 billion was spent on imports, a drop of 18% in comparison with the identical interval in 2022.