The US remains the largest importer of Vietnamese goods during the first seven months of 2023 with an estimated turnover of 52.4 billion USD. It was followed by China with a projected figure of 58.6 billion USD.
Five items post export value of over 10 billion USD
In the first eight months of this year, five export items of Vietnam posted a turnover of more than 10 billion USD, accounting for 58.4% of Vietnam’s total.
Vietnam’s trade surplus in September was estimated at 2.29 billion USD, bring the figure in the first nine months of the year to 21.68 billion USD, the General Statistics Office (GSO) announced on September 29.
There were 38,379 valid foreign-invested projects in Vietnam with a total registered capital of 455.06 billion USD as of September 20, reported the Ministry of Planning and Investment’s Foreign Investment Agency (FIA).
Vietnam has leaped two places in the Global Innovation Index (GII) in 2023, ranking 46th out of 132 countries and territories, according to a GII report released by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) on September 27.
A number of large enterprises from the Republic of Korea (RoK) are continuing to pour investment into Vietnam, turning the Southeast Asian country into their leading manufacturing hub in the world.
The State Bank of Vietnam (SBV) on September 27 continued to offer 28-day treasury bills worth 20 trillion VND (833 million USD) through an auction.
The total consolidated revenue of 19 State-owned economic groups and corporations hit 1.871 quadrillion VND (77.9 billion USD) last year, or 20% of the country’s gross domestic product (GDP), up 0.6% from 2018, heard a workshop in Hanoi on September 26.