Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of US$2.82 billion in Jan-Feb

March 02, 2023

HCMC – Vietnam exported goods worth US$49.44 billion in the first two months of the year, while spending US$46.62 billion on imports during the period, resulting in a trade surplus of US$2.82 billion, according to the General Statistics Office. Meanwhile, the country ran a trade deficit of US$0.3 billion during the same period last year, the local media reported. In the first two months of the year, eight items recorded export revenue of over US$1 billion each, accounting for nearly 70% of the total export value. On the import side, 13 commodities achieved over US$1 billion in import value each. Vietnam posted a trade surplus of US$4.8 billion with the European Union in the first two months of 2023, up 1.8% year-on-year, while reporting a trade deficit of US$6.4 billion with China, down 39.8% against the year-ago period.

The source of this news is from The Saigon Times