The HCMC Department of Industry and Trade said it encourages enterprises to take turns launching promotional programs in supermarket chains to serve consumer demand and boost consumption from now to year-end.
Businesses under the price subsidization programs including supermarkets such as Co.opmart, BigC, Aeon, Citimart, Vinmart and Lotte mart will increase their opening time by 2-4 hours everyday in days near the Tet holiday, according to the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade.
HCMC’s industrial production index (IPI) increased 7.51 percent in the first half this year compared to the same period last year, reported Mr. Tran Anh Hao head of Industry Division under the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade yesterday.
Business assistance would be reformed towards actively supporting businesses instead of waiting for them to seek assistances, affirmed director of the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade Pham Thanh Kien on December 30.
The HCMC Department of Industry and Trade yesterday announced that the implementation of its pork origin tracking project will be postponed until December 16 instead of 10 as per schedule because of technical problems.