According to Vietnam's General Statistics Office statistics show that the (2011) Vietnam's exports in August amounted to $ 8.3 billion, compared with 10.9% decline in July, the cumulative exports January to August amounted to $ 60.8 billion, representing growth of 33.7% over the same period last year, August imports amounted to $ 9.1 billion, compared with 10.7 percent growth last month, the cumulative January to August imports totaled $ 67.02 billion, representing growth of 25.4% over the same period last year. Vietnam, the (2011) August trade deficit of about $ 800 million cumulative deficit of January to August this year was 62.2 billion U.S. dollars, accounting for 10.23% of total exports.
Export value in August was primarily due to declining exports of precious metals and stones fell, and its export value from the $ 1.1 billion in July dropped to $ 200 million, plunged 82 percent, in addition to a number of major export products also reduce the amount, including textiles and clothing products export value is only 10 billion U(http://www( News http://www.f-paper.com/).f-paper.com/).S. dollars, the export value of crude oil and aquatic products was 7.5 billion and $ 590 million.
August gasoline imports products places $ 967 million, cloth $ 540 million electronics-cum-computer-based $ 600 million.