Workers produce mobile phone spare parts at the RFTECH Thai Nguyen Co. Ltd (Photo: VNA)

Hanoi (VNA) – Export earnings from telephones, computers, electronic products and components saw declines in April but still enjoyed growth in the first four months of 2018, according to the General Department of Vietnam Customs.

The country’s exports of telephones of all kinds and components in April fell by 24.1 percent from the previous month to around 4 billion USD.

However, the overseas shipments of these commodities in the first four months still soared by 36.8 percent year on year to 16.59 billion USD, said the department.

Sharing the same downward trend last month, a month-on-month decrease of 11.1 percent was recorded in exports of computers, electronic products and components to stand at about 2 billion USD.

Nearly 8.33 billion USD worth of these items were exported between January and April, up 10.8 percent from the same period last year.

Earlier, the General Department of Vietnam Customs estimated the country’s total trade revenue in the four months at 144.13 billion USD, up 14.4 percent year on year.

Of the figure, the export value was likely to reach 73.76 billion USD, up 19 percent, while the import turnover was calculated at 70.37 billion USD, up 10.1 percent.-VNA