Foreign trade turnover in the northern province of Quang Ninh hit 2.64 billion USD during the third quarter of 2014, a rise of 33.64 percent compared to the previous quarter, according to the provincial Customs Office.

Measured against the second quarter, the provincial export value saw an 89.32 percent increase to 1.23 billion USD, while imports grew by 6 percent over the three-month period.

Since the beginning of the year, Quang Ninh’s foreign trade turnover reached a total of 7.05 billion USD, a 9.42 percent year-on-year increase.-VNA