Tien Giang export turnover surges 20.3 percent hinh anh 1Illustrative photo (Source: VNA)

Tien Giang (VNA) – The Mekong Delta province of Tien Giang earned 1.6 billion USD in export value in the first six months of 2021, up 20.3 percent year on year, according to the provincial Department of Trade and Industry.

Of the province's total export value, FDI enterprises accounted for 84.4 percent. Businesses in industrial parks and clusters also earned over 1.4 billion USD from exporting goods, up 13.67 percent over the same period last year.

Besides, groups of goods seeing export growth ensuring stable work and income for labourers were metal products with an export turnover of 350.2 million USD, up 21.7 percent; garment products, 240 million USD, a 2.1 percent increase; footwear and leather products, 250.5 million USD, up 17.7 percent.

In addition, businesses in the province also exported 53,000 tonnes of processed aquatic products, raking in 130 million USD, up 1.3 percent and 2.6 percent in volume and value, respectively.

In order to achieve sustainable export growth, Tien Giang will focus on developing key export industries such as garment-textiles, shoes and leather products, bags, food and beverages. The province will also maintain and support the development of products of local competitive advantages like agricultural products and processed aquatic products.

Tien Giang will also create optimal favourable conditions for exporters in the issuance of Certificates of Origin (C/O) as well as promptly provide information related to the issuance of C/ O for export enterprises./.