Telephone export soars in first seven months hinh anh 1Vietnam's electronics export post a strong growth in the first seven months. (Source: VNA)

Vietnam's export of electronics, computers and components saw a sharp year-on-year increase of 57.8 percent, hitting 8.7 billion USD in the first seven months of this year.

Telephones and components, worth 17.1 billion USD, were exported in the first seven months, a 28.2 percent increase compared to the same period last year.

The production index of mobile phones and televisions increased sharply, compared to 2014, up 56.9 percent and 40.4 percent respectively, the General Statistics Office (GSO) said.

The import turnover of electronics, computers and components reached 13.1 billion USD, a 34.5 percent year-on-year increase.

Telephones and components worth 6.1 billion USD were imported, up 35 percent. The largest importers of telephones and components manufactured in Vietnam are China and the Republic of Korea , the GSO said.-VNA