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Dong Nai (VNA)
- The US is now the biggest importer of the southern province of Dong Nai, accounting for 25.7 percent of the locality’s total export turnover.

According to the provincial Department of Industry and Trade, Dong Nai’s export turnover to the US hit 451.7 million USD in January 2019, 7.4 percent higher than that of December 2018, and a year-on-year rise of 7.2 percent.

Commodities exported to the US with large export value in the month included footwear with 127.8 million USD, wood and wood-based products at 86 million USD, textiles-garment at 77.4 million USD and steel products worth 30 million USD.

China and Japan are also key importers of enterprises in Dong Nai.

Statistics show that Dong Nai’s export turnover in February is estimated to reach 1.19 billion USD. The figure is expected to surge in March as many local firms have received orders for the whole year.-VNA