Merchandise delivery for an online transaction in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

E-commerce facing serious challenges

E-commerce has assumed its crucial role in the time of Covid-19 pandemic, when people need to observe social distance for safety. This advanced method has basically changed shopping habits in the community and trading strategies of businesses. However, e-commerce has also been more increasingly used for illegal activities, and to some extent made consumers lose their confidence in this modern shopping channel.

E-commerce growth of Vietnam achieves 18 percent in 2020

E-commerce growth of Vietnam achieves 18 percent in 2020

According to information from the E-commerce and Digital Economy Agency under the Ministry of Industry and Trade, last year, the Covid-19 pandemic caused difficulties to the global economy and disruption to production and business activities. However, it helped the e-commerce growth of Vietnam to reach 18 percent, with a scale of US$11.8 billion.
A shopper scans QR codes to shop online (Photo:

E-commerce a positive for retail sector

Despite the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, the retail market in Viietnam in the first quarter of this year still recorded positive results from e-commerce, online shopping and delivery services.
At the event (Photo: VNA)

Vietnam, Norway seek to boost trade via e-commerce

Vietnam and Norway hold potential of trading goods via electronic platform, experts said at a seminar held by the Ho Chi Minh City chapter of Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and Trading Foe company on June 28.