Supermarket chains affirm no shortage of necessary goods (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC determined to prevent goods scarcity, price increase

Ho Chi Minh City has prepared food and necessary products with a year on year increase of 30-40 percent in the first quarter of 2020 to ensure supply in case of the novel coronavirus spread, according to a supply and demand balance plan signed by Deputy Director of the Department of Industry and Trade Nguyen Huynh Trang on February 10.