The country’s export turnover was estimated at $59.08 billion during the period, up 1 per cent year-on-year. The export value of the domestic sector saw a year-on-year increase of 8.7 per cent to $18.65 billion, accounting for 31 per cent of the country's exports. Meanwhile, the foreign-invested sector reaped $40.43 billion from overseas shipments, down 3 per cent year-on-year and making up 69 per cent of the total. … [Read more...] about VN records $2.8b trade surplus in Q1 despite pandemic
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Hallenstein Glasson fell 6.5 per cent to $2.72 after a decline in its six-month profit. The company said net profit was down 3.8 per cent on a year earlier, in line with guidance. Sales for the first seven weeks of the current financial period were up, until it had to close stores due to the coronavirus pandemic. … [Read more...] about NZX reverses early losses to climb 1 per cent, Smiths City shares plunge 42%
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