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Imports of fabrics increased 

 Wednesday, July 11,2018

AsemconnectVietnam - Vietnam’s imports of fabrics totaled US$ 5.13 billion in the first five months of this year, increased by 14.6 per cent over the same period last year, showed the statistics figures of the General Department of Customs.

In May, the country’s imports of fabrics increased by 23.2 per cent over the previous month and by 14.4 per cent over the same month of last year to $ 1.45 billion.

China was the country’s biggest fabric import market of Vietnam in the first five months of this year with the import value of over $ 2.8 billion, up by 18.2 per cent over the same period last year.

It was followed by South Korea with $ 875.97 million; and Taiwan - $ 678.5 million.
In the first five months of this year, the country’s imports of fabrics from Switzerland increased sharply by 112 per cent to $ 2 million; from Britain – up by 110 per cent to $ 6.6 million; from Malaysia – up by 98 per cent to $ 36.12 million.

However, the imports of fabrics from the Philippines decreased sharply by 77.2 per cent to only $ 0.12 million; from the U.S – down by 18.9 per cent to $ 11 million; and from Pakistan – down by 1.3 per cent to $ 18.23 million.
 
 
Vietnam’s imports of fabrics in the first five months of 2018 - Unit: US$ - source: VITIC – according to the figures of the General Department of Customs
Market
May of 2018
May of 2018 vs. April of 2018 (%)
First 5 months of 2018
First 5 months of 2018 vs. same period of 2017 (%)
Total
1,354,660,858
23.24
5,128,934,150
14.6
China
796,899,922
29.06
2,802,505,365
18.24
South Korea
206,164,684
16.15
875,967,397
9.97
Taiwan
164,936,294
17
678,503,909
3.67
Japan
67,090,660
3.35
287,778,638
14.03
Thailand
26,841,541
23.97
116,531,560
29.84
Hong Kong
29,573,235
38.99
103,325,174
2.61
Italy
13,776,297
89.84
37,355,527
21.17
Malaysia
6,855,431
-16.46
36,124,448
98.18
India
6,509,975
-14.69
30,229,584
21.6
Indonesia
6,796,166
24.35
28,044,293
20.15
Germany
3,282,664
-21.4
20,653,755
26.88
Pakistan
2,574,935
-39.56
18,226,345
-1.34
Turkey
3,780,989
15.31
16,353,746
44.54
The U.S
3,031,344
34.79
10,999,347
-18.91
Britain
1,729,113
25.86
6,595,841
109.92
France
1,370,422
73.92
4,803,041
38.53
Switzerland
326,571
-58.95
2,005,851
111.99
Singapore
335,343
-8.28
1,840,586
33.32
Belgium
283,506
35.16
1,469,218
45.73
The Philippines
48,249
 
116,556
-77.19
CK
Source: VITIC

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