Vietnam General Statistics Office Web site, according to the Vietnamese General Statistics Office statistics show that the (2011) the amount of imports from Vietnam in September of about $ 9.3 billion, compared with 3.6% decline in August, but growth of 31 percent over last year.
The cumulative (2011) Vietnam’s imports from January to September amounted to $ 76.9 billion, representing growth of 26.9% over the same period last year; one of the more foreign-funded enterprises amounted to approximately $ 42.6 billion of imports, grew 24.4%, Recycled PET bag imports of foreign-funded enterprises of the amount of approximately $ 34.2 billion , growing 30.2%.
January to September this year, imports are the amount of imported products increased over last year, including machinery and equipment and spare parts imported $ 11.2 billion, growing 13.3%, oil imports of $ 7.7 billion, growing 59.6%, fabric imported $ 5,000,000,000 , up 31% on steel imports $ 4.7 billion, growing 7.8%, computers, electronic products and parts imported $ 4.7 billion, growing 30.4%, plastic imports $ 3.5 billion, growing 29.2%, imports of textiles and clothing and footwear, 2.2 billion of raw materials dollars, Reusable Bags growing 14.8%, chemicals imported $ 2 billion, up 33%, car imports $ 2.4 billion, growing 13.9% (which includes the import of complete vehicles $ 840 million grew 22.1%).
Main sources of imports for the Chinese market, while imports amounted to $ 15.2 billion, representing growth of 21.7% over the same period last year, followed by $ 13.7 billion for the ASEAN, growing 32.5%, and the other from South Korea imported $ 8.1 billion, growing 38.4%, 6.6 billion of imports from Japan U.S. dollars, up 18%, imports from the EU 4.7 billion, growing 17.5%, imports from the U.S. $ 2.9 billion, growing 22.8%.
For January to September this year, the import structure of consumer goods grew 7.7%, raw materials grew 63.3%, gold 1.7 percent, machinery and equipment grew 27.3%. September trade deficit this year of about 10 billion U.S. dollars, Recycled PET reusable Bag accounting for 12% of total exports, the cumulative trade deficit from January to September this year about 69 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 9.8% of total exports. Source: www.cnmhc.com