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.
Vietnam's import turnover with China increases

Vietnam's import turnover with China increases

HCMC department of Customs said from the beginning of the year to date, import turnover with China through HCMC increased over US$ 2.4billion compared to last year.
Coffee price falls 14.2 percent.

Trade surplus estimated at US$2.7 billion in six months

In the first six months, Vietnam enjoyed a trade surplus of US$2.7 billion and saw 20 commodities earning export value of over US$1 billion each, according to a meeting by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in Hanoi on July 9.
Workers making footwear products for export (Photo: SGGP)

Trade surplus tops $1 billion this year

The General Department of Vietnam Customs has reported the trade surplus of US$707 million in October and nearly $1.09 billion as of October 15 this year.
Vegetable production under VietGAP quality standards for export to Europe at Phuoc An cooperative, Binh Chanh district, HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Vegetable and fruit export, import turnover rockets up

Vegetable and fruit export turnover posted a year on year increase of 47 percent to top $2.3 billion while import doubled the same period last year to hit $1.06 billion during the first eight months this year, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam.
A motorcycle shop in HCMC (Photo: SGGP)

Motorcycle import, consumption accelerates

Motorcycle consumption was in uptrend with consumption volume averaging 255,000 vehicles a month in the first half this year, up 15,000 over the same period last year, according to the Ministry of Industry and Trade.
An electronic plant in Tan Binh district, HCMC. Electronic import turnover was one of items with high year on year increase in the first seven months this year (Photo: SGGP)

Import turnover moves up 24 percent in seven months

Import turnover was estimated to reach US$118 billion in the first seven months this year, a year on year increase of 24 percent, reported the General Statistics Office of Vietnam (GSO).