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Dong Nai (VNA) – The southern province of Dong Nai enjoyed a trade surplus of 1.7 billion USD in the January-October period, according to the provincial statistic office.

The country’s exports in the first ten months of this year totalled at over 13.8 billion USD, up 11.3 percent from the same time last year. Of the figure, 11.9 billion USD was contributed by the foreign-invested sector, over 1.7 billion USD by the non-State economic sector and 170 million USD by the State economic sector.

Groups of products seeing high export values comprised footwear (262 million USD, up 25 percent), garment (164 million USD, up 8.2 percent), fiber (121 million USD, up 6.18 percent), wood products (115 million USD, up 8.8 percent) and machineries and spare parts (103 million USD, up 4.1 percent).

Meanwhile, the province’s import turnover was over 12.1 billion USD, a year-on-year increase of 12.2 percent. The State economic sector contributed 87 million USD, while the non-State economic sector and the foreign-invested sector made up 1.56 billion USD and 10.4 billion USD, respectively.

Items seeing high import turnover were chemicals (450 million USD, up 12.2 percent), plastic materials (981 million USD, up 17.4 percent) and computers and electronic equipment (over 456 million USD, up 25.3 percent).-VNA