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  • Leading export items and leading exports markets in 1st quarter
  • [Friday, 4-27-2018]
  •  In the first quarter of this year, 11 of 46 groups of items saw the export turnover of over US$ 1 billion. The leading items in the period were as followed:
    Telephones and components: 
    Vietnam exported $ 5.27 billion worth of telephones and components in March and $ 12.6 billion in the first three months of this year, up by 62.3 per cent compared with the same period of 2017. The main export markets of telephones and components in the period were EU (28 countries) with over $ 3.51 billion, up by 47.6 per cent year – on – year; China with $ 1.45 billion, up by 4.8 times; and the U.S - $ 1.41 billion, up by 128 per cent.
    Textiles and garments:
     The country exported $ 2.32 billion worth of textiles and garments in March and $ 6.43 billion in the first three months of this year, up by 14.9 per cent or $ 831 million compared with the same period of 2017. The leading export markets of textiles and garments in 2017 were the U.S with $ 3.04 billion, up by 12.2 per cent year – on – year; Japan- $ 855 million, up by 20.1 per cent; EU (28 countries) - $ 824 million, up by 12.8 per cent compared with the previous year.
    Computers, electronic products and components:
     Vietnam earned $ 2.25 billion from export of computers, electronic products and components in March of 2018, up by 31 per cent compared with the previous month. The figure brought the country’s total exports of computers, electronics and components in the first three months of this year to $ 6.33 billion, increased by 14.1 per cent compared with the same months of 2017. The major export markets of computers, electronic products and components in the period were China with $ 1.74 billion, up by 26.4 per cent year – on – year; the E.U - $ 1.17 billion, up by 12 per cent; South Korea - $ 642 million, up by 57.3 per cent.
    Footwear of all kinds:
     The export of footwear of all kinds reached $ 1.19 billion in March and $ 3.44 billion in the first three months of this year, up by 10.6 per cent year – on - year. The country’s top export markets of footwear of all kinds in the first three months of this year were the U.S with $ 1.28 billion, up by 19.5 per cent year – on – year; the E.U (28 countries) - $ 962 million, down by 2.6 per cent.
    Machines, equipment, tools and spare parts:
     The country earned nearly $ 1.49 billion from exports of machines, equipment, tools and spare parts  in March and $ 3.69 billion in the first three months of this year, up by 28.7 per cent over the same period last year. The main export markets of machinery, equipment, tools and spare parts in the first three months of this year were the U.S with $ 603 million, up by 0.3 per cent year – on – year; to the EU (28 countries) – $ 530 million, up by 43.8 per cent; and to India - $ 482 million, up by 4.8 per cent.
    Means of transport and spare parts:
     The country’s exports of means of transport and spare parts hit $ 721 million in March, up by 32.5 per cent month – on – month. The figure brought the country’s total export of means of transport and spare parts in the first three months of this year to $ 2.03 billion, up by 18.4 per cent year – on - year. In the first three months, the country’s export of means of transport and spare parts to Japan reached $ 581 million, up by 14.9 per cent; to the U.S - $ 276 million, up by 21.4 per cent; and to India - $ 100 million, up by 3.6 folds over the same period last year.
    Wood and furniture:
     The country’s exports of wood and furniture hit $ 725 million in March, up by 65.9 per cent month – on – month. The figure brought the country’s total export of wood and furniture in the first three months of this year to $ 1.94 billion, up by 9.5 per cent year – on - year. In the first three months, the country’s exports of wood and furniture to the U.S reached $ 766 million, up by 10.8 per cent; to China - $ 270 million, up by 1 per cent; and to Japan - $ 264 million, up by 2.6 per cent year – on - year.
    Seafood:
     The country’s export of seafood hit $ 702 million in March, up by 73.4 per cent month – on – month. The figure brought the country’s total export of seafood in the first three months of this year to $ 1.77 billion, up by 17.6 per cent year – on - year. In the first three months of this year, the country’s export of seafood to EU reached $ 312 million, up by 25.8 per cent; the U.S – $ 271 million, up by 9 per cent; to Japan – $ 264 million, up by 44.6 per cent over the same period last year.
    Cameras, camcorders and components
    : The exports of cameras, camcorders and components reached $ 279 million in March and $ 1.05 billion in the first three months of this year, up by 41.7 per cent over the same period last year. The exports of cameras, camcorders and components to China in the first three months totaled $ 504 million, up by 14 per cent; and to Hong Kong reached $ 280 million, up by 47.6 per cent year – on – year.   Iron and steel of all kinds: Vietnam’s exports of iron and steel of all kinds hit 519,000 tons worth of $ 390 million, up by 8.9 in quantity and 15.8 per cent in value compared with the previous month. The figure of the first three months of this year was 1.43 million tons worth of $ 1.04 billion, up by 38.5 per cent in quantity and 57.3 per cent in value. The major export markets of iron and steel of all kinds in the first three months of this year were Cambodia with 284,000 tons worth of $ 180 million, up by 37.6 per cent in value and 59.1 per cent in quantity; the U.S – 217,000 tons worth of $ 179 million, up by 131.3 per cent in quantity and 144.9 per cent in value; to Indonesia – 186,000 tons worth of $ 147 million, up by 25.3 per cent in quantity and 37.6 per cent in value year – on -year.   Also in the first quarter of this year, the country’s exports of farm-forestry-fishery products hits US$ 8.7 billion. Of the figure, the exports of major farm products reached US$ 4.6 billion, up by 9 per cent year - on - year, while, the exports of seafood reached $ 1.7 billion, up by 11.5 per cent; and the exports of forestry items reached nearly $ 2 billion, up by 6.6 per cent.
    In March, the exports of rice were estimated at 524,000 tons worth of $ 261 million, raising the total rice export volume in January-March to 1.36 million tons worth of $ 669 million, up by 9.4 per cent in volume and 24 percent in value compared with the same period of 2017. Meanwhile, the exports of cashew nuts were estimated at 26,000 tons worth of $ 265 million in March and 73,000 tons worth of  $ 739 million, up by 30.9 per cent in quantity and  43.6 per cent in value compared with the same period last year. The exports of wood and furniture were estimated at $ 661 million in March and $ 1.87 billion in the first 3 months of this year, up by 5.8 per cent over the same period of 2017.
    The country also earned $ 604 million from exports of seafood in March and $ 1.7 billion in the first 3 months of 2018, up by 11.5 per cent year – on – year. The U.S, Japan, China and South Korea were the leading seafood export market markets of Vietnam. According to the Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, the country’s imports of farm, forestry and seafood products were estimated at $ 2.43 billion in March and $ 6.89 billion in the first 3 months of this year, up by 8.4 per cent year – on – year. Of the figure, the imports of farm, forestry and seafood products reached $ 5.42 billion, up by 19 per cent year – on - year. CK Source: thoibaotaichinhvietnam.vn/baohaiquan.vn

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