Retail sales, consumer services earn US$ 172 bln in first 10 months

According to the General Statistics Office of Vietnam, the total turnover of retail sales and consumer services reached over VND 4 quadrillion (US$ 172.3 billion) in the first ten months of the year, an increase of nearly 12 percent compared to the same period in 2018.

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

(Illustrative photo:SGGP)

Of which, the revenues from the retail sales of consumer goods gained more than VND 3 quadrillion (US$ 129.2 billion), up 12.8 percent over the same period of last year.
The revenues from accommodation, food and beverage services reached over VND 483 trillion (US$ 20.7 billion), an increase of 9.6 percent over the same period of 2018; travelling service pocketed over VND 37 trillion (nearly US$ 1.6 billion), up 11.9 percent over the same period of last year; other services got more than VND 454 trillion (US$ 19.5 billion), increased 7.7 percent over the same period in 2018.

BY CHE HAN- Translated by Huyen Huong

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