Hanoi’s export turnover in the first three months of this year reached 2.67 billion USD, up 4.3 percent from the same period last year.

The city’s key exports in the reviewed period included textiles and garments, processed agro-products and electronics, while its main markets were Japan, China, ASEAN member nations and the US.

The total sales of goods and services in Hanoi in the first quarter (Q1) hit over 442 trillion VND (21 billion USD), an 11.9 percent rise compared to the same period last year.

Retail sales earned more than 104 trillion VND (4.9 billion USD), an annual increase of 11.7 percent.

Meanwhile, Q1 export turnover for the entire nation was valued at 35.7 billion USD, climbing 6.9 percent from 2014. Some commodities saw observable shipment increases, including telephones & components (21.9 percent) and textiles & garments (7.8 percent).-VNA