11:29:34 PM | 21/12/2011
The southern province of Binh Duong earned US$10.3 billion from exports in 2011, up 21 per cent over the previous year.
The figure helped the province register a trade surplus of US$1.2 billion, showing its economic management is on the right track to sustainable economic development.
Key export items seeing high growth of 10-15 per cent included garment and textiles with US$1.3 billion; wooden products, US$1.3 billion; and footwear, US$900 million.
The province also registered an industrial production value of VND123 trillion in 2011, up nearly 18 per cent from last year, contributing to the province’s GDP growth rate of 14 per cent.