Phones, garment exports top list

11:38 | 06/01/2015

VGP – The exports of phones and garments exceeded US$44 billion in 2014, accounting for nearly 30% of the nation’s total export value.

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According to the Viet Nam Customs, the nation’s total import and export turnover reached US$298 billion, up 12.9% compared to the previous year.

As many as 10 items joined the US$3.5 billion export club. The exports of phones and accessories led with US$24.08 billion, up 13.4%.

The garment exports set a record of US$20.77 billion, up 15.8% or nearly US$4 billion compared to 2013, ranking second.

Viet Nam became the second largest garment exporter in the US and Japan.

It was followed by electronics, computers and spare parts with US$11.66 billion, footwear with US$10.22 billion, aquatic products with US$7.87 billion, machines, equipment and tools with US$7.26 billion, crude oil with US$7.18 billion, wood and wooden products with US$6.1 billion, vehicles with US$5.48 billion and coffee with US3.55 billion.

By Thuy Dung