GDP growth reached 7.1%, bolstered by strong manufacturing and exports. The expansion of the service sector was robust, supported by private consumption and record tourist arrivals. National retail sales of goods increased 12% YoY to US$145 billion.

Total export value in 2018 exceeded US$244 billion, resulting in a trade surplus of US$7.2 billion. FDI sectors accounted for over 70% of export value, the US remained the largest market.

Although total registered FDI slightly decreased -1% YoY, disbursed FDI in 2018 increased 9% to over US$19 billion.

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