Prices of consumer goods about to climb

Prices of consumer goods about to climb

The promotional program to stimulate the purchasing power on the occasion of the Reunification Day and the International Workers’ Day is going to end, while the prices of input materials have been climbing sharply, significantly affecting the pressure of increasing the selling prices of many essential goods.
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.
Vegetables are plentiful at supermarkets. (Photo: SGGP)

Authorities ensure sufficient goods supply, stable prices

The supply of essential goods, including food, foodstuffs, face masks, and hand sanitizers must be ensured by all means to meet the demand of people amid the unpredictable developments of the Covid-19 pandemic, said Mr. Do Thang Hai, Deputy Minister of Industry and Trade (MoIT).
Essential goods are plentiful at supermarkets. (Photo: SGGP)

Retail sales increase steadily

In the first four months of this year, many of the Ho Chi Minh City’s manufacturing industries were affected by the Covid-19 pandemic but the fresh and processed foodstuff products remained plentiful and diverse, ensuring the demand with stable prices.
List of essential stores in HCMC

List of essential stores in HCMC

The Department of Industry and Trade of Ho Chi Minh City has reviewed and summarized reports of large-scale distributors in the city to update the list of city-based retailers selling essential goods, including food, foodstuffs, face masks, hand sanitizers, and antibacterial soap.