October retail market grows nearly 10 percent

Vietnam’s total retail revenue of goods and services increased 9.6 percent against the same period last year to reach VND2,660 trillion (US$119.70 billion) in October, according to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
 
A vegetable stall at a market in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Goods retail revenue reached VND2,020 trillion, accounting for 76.1 percent of total and increasing 10.7 percent over the same period last year.
 
Hotel and restaurant services brought VND307.6 trillion accounting for 11.6 percent and increasing 5 percent.
 
Travel revenues were VND25.3 trillion, holding 0.9 percent and hiking 3 percent. Other services’ turnover touched VND302.5 trillion, equivalent to 11.4 percent and up 8 percent.

By T.Quang – Translated by Hai Mien

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