A place for preliminary processing of vegetables of Phuoc An Cooperative in Ho Chi Minh City. (Photo: SGGP)

Economic contribution of cooperatives in GDP falls sharply

A report by the Department of Cooperative Development under the Ministry of Planning and Investment showed that there were around 101,400 cooperative groups across the country, up 0.58 percent compared to that in 2003, attracting 1.34 million members, up 57.3 percent compared to that in 2003.