The Saigon Tax Trade Center in Ho Chi Minh City’s downtown has officially closed down since 2 p.m. on September 25 for construction of Ben Thanh-Suoi Tien metro project.
|Visitors watch a documentary film about the Saigon Tax Trade Center before it closes down on September 25 (Photo: SGGP)|
According to the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade, the center has 125 companies and 105 household businesses selling various commodities such as cosmetics, handicraft items, jewelries, clothes, watch, eyeglasses, electronic products and handbags.
The department has worked with other trade centers such as Saigon Square, Vincom, Parkson and Lucky Plaza assisting the traders to seek new places.
The traders were exempt from rent in August and September and helped sell their stocks. The HCMC Taxation Department has extended tax payment deadline for them by one year.