Government projects a wider trade deficit in April as compared to March.

By bne IntelliNews April 25, 2010
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has projected that the trade deficit would widen in April this year. Vietnam 's trade deficit in March widened to USD 1.35bn from USD 1.33bn a month earlier. Exports in March rose to USD 5.15bn from USD 3.74bn in February, while imports increased from USD 5.07bn to USD 6.5bn. The government is now aiming to limit the trade deficit to 20% of Vietnam 's total export revenues this year and expecting exports to rise 6% to USD 60bn for the full year. <

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