Retailers commit to stabilizing prices during Tet holidays. (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC prepares essential goods for Tet

As of present, businesses in HCMC have stockpiled essential goods worth nearly VND20,000 billion (US$834 million) to meet the rising demand of consumers in the city in the upcoming Tet (Lunar New Year) holiday, according to the HCMC Department of Industry and Trade.
HCMC’s retail sales, services revenue surge by 11.2 percent

HCMC’s retail sales, services revenue surge by 11.2 percent

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, total retail sales and services revenue were estimated at VND112.77 trillion in January this year, an increase of 11.2 percent compared to the same period last year.
VN-Index ends January in bearish sentiment

VN-Index ends January in bearish sentiment

Vietnam’s stock market plummeted heavily the second day on January 31due to concerns over the current outbreak of novel coronavirus after losing more than 30 points in the first trading session after the lunar New Year.
The price of pork was kept stable during Tet holidays. (Photo: SGGP)

Purchasing power increases by 10-15 percent during Tet holidays

The business peak season of the lunar New Year has ended. The unofficial figures showed that the purchasing power of Tet market this year has risen by 10-15 percent over the same period last year while goods supply was diverse and plentiful and the price was fairly stable.
Chairman Phong leads resident Hai by the hand (Photo: SGGP)

HCMC Chairman visits residents effected by High-Tech Park on Tet holidays

On the occasion of the Lunar New Year (Tet holidays), Chairman of Ho Chi Minh City People’s Committee Nguyen Thanh Phong yesterday paid visits to households of social welfare beneficiaries and those serving the country’s revolution effected by the Hi-Tech Park Project in District 9.
Supermarkets extend opening hours for Tet holidays

Supermarkets extend opening hours for Tet holidays

According to the Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City, to meet the shopping demand of the city dwellers during the festive season, enterprises in the price stabilization program, including Co.opmart, BigC, Aeon, Citimart-Aeon, VinMart, and Lotte Mart, have made plans to open earlier and extend their opening hours during the days before the lunar New Year.