Tien Giang to earn US$1.6 bln from exporting in 2015

16:34 | 24/02/2015

VGP – The southern province of Tien Giang earned US$245 million from exporting in the first two months of the year, accounting for 15.3% of the year’s plan and witnessing a year-on-year increase of 26.5%.

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In February only, the province’s export turnover reached US$112 million, up 15.8% compared to the same period last year.

In 2015, the province continues to encourage businesses to diversify their export products, launch effectively e-trading program and provide updated information for enterprises, said head of the province’s Department of Industry and Trade Ngo Van Tuan.

The province heads to achieve an export turnover of US$1.6 billion this year, up 14.3% against the year earlier.

Remarkably, the province exported 28,000 tons of processed aquatic products, gaining more than US$61 million, up 23.4% in value over the past two months of the year.

By Thuy Dung