VCN – According to statistics from the General Department of Customs, in the first 6 months of 2017, the total import and export declarations reached 5.2 million sheets, increase by 17.1%, in that export declarations reached 2.5 million sheets, increased by 16% and import declarations reached 2.7 million sheets, rose by 18.5% over the same period of 2016.

52 million customs declarations are done procedure in 6 months
Professional activities at Yen Phong Customs Branch – Bac Ninh Customs Department. Photo: T.Trang

Also in the first 6 months of 2017, total export turnover reached $US 198.25 billion, rose by 21.5% over the same period of 2016; in that total export value is estimated at $US 97.78 billion, increased by 18.9% and total import value is estimated at $US 100.47 billion, rose by 24.1%. The balance of trade in goods in 6 months of 2017 is expected to trade deficit by $US 2.7 billion.

Some provincial Customs departments have high export turnover, compared with the same period of 2016: Bac Ninh (rose by 26.5%); HCMC (rose by 19%); Hai Phong (increased by 14.7%); Binh Duong (increased by 21.5%); Dong Nai (rose by 13.6%), etc.

In the first 6 months of 2017, the whole country had 540,000 means of transport on leave and entry. It increased by over 4% compared to the same period in 2016, in that the number of vehicles leaves country reached 271,000 turns, an increase of 7.8% and entry country reached 269,000 turns with the increase over 1%.

By Hải Nam/Thanh Thuy

Source: http://customsnews.vn/