Hanoi earns 1.1 billion USD in exports in January hinh anh 1Illustrative image (Source: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) Hanoi’s export turnover hit 1.1 billion USD in January, a year-on-year increase of 24 percent, heard a press conference in the city on January 30.

According to Chief of the municipal People’s Committee Office Pham Qui Tien, the city’s socio-economic development was stable, with most development indexes higher than in January of 2017.

The city’s industrial production index increased by 14.7 percent in the period.

Hanoi welcomed 373,000 foreign tourists, 34.8 percent more than in January last year.

The municipal authority approved two off-budget investment projects worth 2.4 billion VND (105.3 million USD). At the same time, 62.77 million USD in foreign direct investment was poured into the city in the month.

As many as 1,911 enterprises were established with total investment of more than 16 trillion VND in January.-VNA