20/06/2016 15:10 GMT+7 Email Print Like 0

Exports of computers, electronics, spare parts see strong growth

Hanoi, June 20 (VNA) – Vietnam raked in 6.37 billion USD from exporting computers, electronics and spare parts in the first five months of this year, a year-on-year rise of 6 percent, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.

These products have landed in nearly 40 countries and territories worldwide, including China, the US, the Netherlands, the Republic of Korea (RoK) and Japan.

From January-May, China was the largest consumer of Vietnamese computers, electronics and spare parts with purchase turnover hitting 1.12 billion USD, making up 17.6 percent of Vietnam’s accumulated export value and up 12.9 percent against the same period last year.

It was followed by the US and the Netherlands with purchase values reaching 1.06 billon USD and 642.38 million USD, respectively.

Exports to other markets like Hungary, Slovakia and the RoK also grew sharply during the reviewed period. However, the figure decreased in such markets as South Africa, Turkey and the United Arab Emirates (UAE).