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Dong Nai (VNA) – The southern province of Dong Nai ran a trade surplus of over 2 billion USD in the January-November period, according to the local Department of Planning and Investment.

The province’s exports over the past 11 months reached about 13.9 billion USD, up more than 8 percent year-on-year, while imports were nearly 11.9 billion USD, up 2 percent, resulting in the highest-ever trade surplus in the locality, Sai Gon Giai Phong (Liberated Saigon) newspaper reported.

Sectors that saw big export turnover include footwear, garments-textiles, timber products and seafood.

With the figures, Dong Nai has become one of the four cities and provinces nationwide generating the highest trade surplus.

The department said since the beginning of this year, Dong Nai has attracted 1.83 billion USD in foreign direct investment (FDI), achieving 183 percent of the set yearly target.

The capital mainly comes from the Republic of Korea, Japan, Thailand and Taiwan (China).-VNA