Vietnam enjoys trade surplus of $2.59 billion
Vietnam’s trade surplus hit over $2.59 billion as of mid-December 2016, said the latest data released by Vietnam Customs on Thursday. Since the beginning of this year to mid-December, the country’s total import-export revenue reached nearly $333.06 billion, up 6.4 percent year-on-year. As of the end of Dec 15, the country earned some $167.83 billion from exports, up 8.5 percent year-on-year. Among which, the foreign direct investment sector had export revenue of over $117.99 billion, up 11.5 percent year-on-year, accounting for 70.3 percent of the national total export revenue.