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Vietnam’s toTrade turnover hits US$10.55 bil in first half of Apriltal trade turnover for the first two weeks of April is estimated at US$10.55 billion, up 4.9 percent over the second half of March, according to the latest statistics released by the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

Between April 1 and 15, Vietnamese exports, mainly telephones and spare parts, jewelry, cameras, coal, and steel, earned about US$4.67 billion, a decrease of 11.5 percent compared to the last two weeks in March,

Since the beginning of 2013, Vietnam’s trade turnover has reached US$69.75 billion, up 19.7 percent over last year’s same period, with export earnings hitting nearly US$34.41 billion (up 19 percent) and imports recording almostUS$35.35 billion, up 20.3 percent.

The country’s trade deficit as of April 15 was US$941 million, accounting for 2.7 percent of its total export revenue.

(VOV)

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