Enterprises and manufacturers meet at the conference to connect supply and demand of goods between HCMC and provinces in 2019. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC connects trade cooperation, increases advertisement of Vietnamese goods

According to the plan, a conference to summarize the ‘Trade Cooperation Program in the period from 2016 to 2020’ and the ‘Connection of the Supply and Demand of Goods between HCMC and Provinces in 2020’, organized by the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, will be held from September 24 to 27 at the Phu Tho Stadium in Ho Chi Minh City.
Many businesses in HCMC have been making effort to maintain production and increase market share (Photo: SGGP)

Businesses in HCMC get more than VND22 trillion in low interest loans

So far 3,229 businesses in HCMC have got low interest loans with the total capital of VND22,253 billion (US$955.21 million) under the Banks - Businesses Connection Program implemented since the beginning of 2020, said director of the city Department of Industry and Trade Pham Thanh Kien on June 26.
HCMC’s industrial production rises 7.26 percent

HCMC’s industrial production rises 7.26 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, industrial production index of the city in the first nine months of this year still managed to achieve a fairly good growth of 7.26 percent over the same period last year.
HCMC ready to import pork in case of scarcity

HCMC ready to import pork in case of scarcity

The Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) Department of Industry and Trade has recently required relevant divisions to effectively manage the domestic pork supplying sources and announced that pork will be imported when necessary in order to ensure demand of the market.
City plans for this year’s price stabilization program

City plans for this year’s price stabilization program

The Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City collaborated with relevant departments and industries to hold a meeting to summarize the price stabilization program in 2018 and set out plan for this year on March 29.
At a supermarket in HCMC (Illustrative photo: SGGP)

Total retail sales, services revenue edge up 12 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, total retail sales and services revenue were estimated at VND93.06 trillion in February, down 3.5 percent compared to the previous month as purchasing power strongly increased in January due to preparation for the Tet festive season.

Price stabilization program’s businesses extend opening hours

Price stabilization program’s businesses extend opening hours

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, businesses in the price stabilization program have planned to extend their opening hours by two to four hours longer during the days near Tet in order to meet rising buying demand of consumers on the occasion of Tet holidays.