VCN- Customs earned over VND30,000 billion in revenue in August, the General Department of Vietnam Customs said.
|Imported automobiles are one of the major commodity groups that contribute high customs revenue. Photo: T.B|
The revenue from imports and exports between January and August reached VND31,714 billion.
As of August 30, the Customs revenue saw a year-on-year increase of 14.6% to VND294,367 billion, meeting 83.6% of the estimate and 79.6% of the ambitious target.
In August, the total trade in goods rose by 5.2% to US$64.34 billion compared with July.
The export turnover and import turnover increased 9.1% and 1.4% to VND33.38 billion and US$30.96 billion, respectively.
The total trade in goods between January and August grew by 15.5% or US$66.63 billion to US$497.64 billion.
The export and export turnover increased by 17.3% and 13.6% to US$250.80 billion and US$246.84 billion.
In August, the country had a trade surplus of US$2.42 billion. Between January and August, the trade surplus was estimated at US$3.96 billion.
By Thai Binh/Ngoc Loan