(HQ Online) - 6 is the number of export groups valued at $ 1 billion or more by the end of February according to the information that the General Department of Customs has just released.
The result is one more group than in the first two months of 2017. The new "billion dollar" item is the largest export product of the agricultural sector. In February, the export value of this group reached $ 420 million, down 37.3% over the previous month. This resulted in the total export turnover in the first two months to $ 1.1 billion, up 20.4% over the same period last year.
One noteworthy point is that the "billion dollar" export commodity group achieved double digit growth.
At the end of February, telephone and accessories of USD 6.63 billion, up 41.7% over the same period last year, is the largest export commodities of our country.
Textile and apparel products are estimated at US $ 4.3 billion, up 22.3% over the same period last year. This is considered the highest growth of textile and garment industry in recent years.
Meanwhile, computers, electronic products and components are estimated at nearly $ 4 billion, up 19.2% over the same period last year; footwear is estimated at $ 2.27 billion, up 11.9%; wood and wood products are estimated at $ 1.27 billion, up 20.1%.
By the end of February, exports were estimated at $ 33.62 billion, up 22.9%. With total value of 19.57 billion USD, 6 commodity groups "billion USD" accounted for 58.2% of the total value of export turnover in the country at the same time.