Totally, in Jan-Apr, the country’s import value is estimated at $31.83 billion.
Meanwhile, Vietnam’s export turnover in April reached $7.3 billion, falling 2.0 percent month on month, of which, the export turnover of local and foreign-invested firms fetched $2.9 billion and $4.4 billion respectively. Thus, the country’s export turnover in Jan-April reached 26.94 billion, rising 35.7 percent year-on-year.
Thus, according to the ministry, the country’s trade gap in April is estimated at $1.4 billion, accounting for 19.2 percent of the export turnover, and the overall trade deficit in Jan-April is estimated at $4.9 billion, accounting for 18.2 percent of the country’s total export turnover.
Except crude oil, Vietnam’s trade deficit was up to $1.15 billion, of which, foreign invested enterprises (FIEs) posted a trade surplus of over $1.3 billion.
Notably, the ministry said Vietnam’s trade deficit from China was nearly $4 billion in Jan-April.
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