79 companies have signed up for HCM City’s year-long price stabilisation programmes that began last April (Photo: VNA)

HCM City's retail sales remain strong

Ho Chi Minh City’s retail sales and services grew by 12.2 percent year-on-year in the first half to nearly 600 trillion VND (25.8 billion USD), according to its Department of Industry and Trade.
Customers shop for goods at Co.opmart Ly Thuong Kiet Supermarket in HCM City.(Photo: VNA)

Retail sales and services reach almost 175 billion USD

The total revenue from retail sales and services reached 3.93 quadrillion VND (174.85 billion USD) in 2017, surging 10.9 percent year-on-year, according to the General Statistics Office (GSO).