2,500 businesses to join Online Friday 2015

The second online shopping day--Online Friday 2015 will be held on the first Friday of December, announced the Viet Nam E-Commerce and Information Technology Agency (VECITA).

About 2,500 businesses featuring more than 15,000 products will participate in the online shopping event which will take place on December 4. The revenue is expected to reach VND500 billion (US$23 million), said the organizers.

The first Online Friday event bringing VND154 billion (US$7.07 million) attracted more than 1,000 traders with over 3,200 products and draw 10 million views via the website onlinefriday.vn.

The VECITA will organize training courses on developing and applying for online trading from now until 2020. Around 25,000 enterprises throughout the country are expected to take part in the program.

By My Hanh – Translated by Kim Khanh

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